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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

COVID-19: US Embassy Limits Visa Processing

In an effort to minimize exposure to the evolving worldwide pandemic (COVID-19), the U.S. Embassy will limit visa processing (Both immigrant and non-immigrant) to...

Small Island Nations On Their Own in Virus War

  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a particular threat to small island states and populations where adequate medical services, especially those necessary to deal with a...

Canadian Bank Offering Caribbeans Payment Relief

TORONTO (CANADA) - RBC Royal BanK has announced plans to provide financial relief to its Caribbean clients impacted by the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Can Latin America Cope with Coronavirus?

The number of coronavirus cases in Latin America has not reached European proportions yet but judging by decisions taken in the last few days,...

PM, Caribbean Leaders Engage IMF on COVID-19 Imapct and Outlook

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, joined other leaders, Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors from across...

Coronavirus Sinking the 2020 Cruise Schedule

The Cruise Lines International Association says that about 40 ships with 90,000 passengers were at sea when President Donald Trump announced a travel ban...

Virus: Caribbean Tourist Industry to be Hard Hit

A Bob Marley tune played as the scent of jerk chicken wafted through a half-empty market in this normally bustling port town. A few dozen...

Drones Show Shrinking Andes Glaciers

Rosie Bisset used specially-adapted drones to study the glaciers in the Andes  BBC- An Edinburgh university researcher has used drones to capture a bird's-eye view...

Checklist for New US Immigration Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the “Public Charge” rule deadline looming to become effective on February 24, more than ever, you need to be extra careful...

Caribbean Gloom: US Govt. Advises Against Cruise Vacations in Virus Fight

THE United States Government has advised its citizens to avoid cruises as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. “US citizens, particularly travellers with underlying health...

Corona Effect: Cruise Industry in Major ReVamp

Amid fears around the COVID-19 virus, several cruise lines have announced cancellations, enhanced precautionary measures and screening procedures. They are part of new guidelines...

Canada to Provide Biometric Processing for Visa Applications

The Government of Canada, in partnership with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, announced officials will be in St. Kitts and Nevis March...

25 Known Dead in Brazil Mudslide

Rescue workers, residents, and volunteers search for victims after a mudslide caused by heavy rains in the coastal city of Guaruja, Brazil, Wednesday, March...

Jamaican American Schoolgirl Wins NASA Scholarship

BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Jayda Washington-Boothe, twelve-year-old American, from Jamaican and Bahamian descent, is the recipient of the 2020 NASA Rocket and Space Center...

New Study: Now Black Kids More Likely to Have ADHD

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a U.S. survey found that black children appear to be more likely than white kids to...

Former UN Chief Javier Perez de Cuellar Dies at 100

Former UN chief and Peruvian Prime Minister Javier Pérez de Cuéllar has died aged 100. Mr Pérez de Cuéllar's son told local radio station...

Virus: Carnival Ship forced to Divert from Grand Bahamas

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The outbreak of COVID-19, better known as coronavirus, has caused a Galveston-based cruise liner to divert course away from its...

Half the Beaches Worldwide Could Be Destroyed

Sea level rise threatens half of the world’s sandy beaches, a study has found. One of the study’s authors suggests this is a...

Dominica’s New UAE Embassy Spurs CBI Demand

Following the opening of its first embassy in the Middle East, in Abu Dhabi, the Commonwealth of Dominica has become the most popular destination...

Cayman EU Blacklisting Halting Some Nordic Investments There

The decision last week by European Union finance ministers to add the Cayman Islands along with three other countries or territories to the EU...

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