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Price of Being a Good Samaritan: COVAX Orders St. Vincent to Pay for Vaccines Donated to Trinidad

CMC - The worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines has ordered St. Vincent and the Grenadines to pay US$70,000 for COVID-19...

Wake up and smell the Chow Mein

A television interviewer asked me if I thought Caribbean countries, and other developing territories, would benefit from the ‘war for influence’ that the European Union (EU) has launched against the People's Republic of China.

WORLD VIEW: W.H.O.-Treat Omicron like Delta, Racism at West Point, Macron’s UAE Deal, Baldwin Shooting, More

Dec 03, 2021 Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S. day.   The Rundown WHO...

Omicron: SKN Won’t Place Travel Ban on African Countries- Yet

BASSETERRE – The St Kitts-Nevis government says it will not follow other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and impose a travel ban on several African...

Colombia Seizes Hundreds of Arachnids Being Illegally Smuggled to Europe

  BOGOTA, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Colombian authorities seized hundreds of creepy crawlies as they were being taken illegally to Europe via the airport in...

‘A Dark Day’-Trump’s Remain in Mexico Policy Restored by Court Order

US human rights groups have criticised the reinstatement of a Trump-era policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while claims are processed. The...

Boosters Work, Biden’s COVID-19 Game Plan, Summary, World Stats

Covid booster shots significantly strengthen immunity, trial finds Jabs offer far higher protection than that needed to prevent hospitalisation and death, Cov-Boost trial lead says The...

Covid Set to Cost Tourism Industry $1.6 Trillion This Year. Omicron Could Make it Worse

  Tourists walk near the Colosseum in Rome in the summer of 2021 after the lifting of some restrictions. (Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images) By Ellen Francis Washington Post   The...

10 Nevis Men Honoured for Fostering Better Gender Relations

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (December 02, 2021) -- Ten men on Nevis were honoured for their positive impacts on island communities at an Awards Ceremony, hosted...

Premier Brantley, Cabinet Colleagues Pleased with Status of Wӓrtsilӓ Generator Installation

 NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (December 02, 2021) -- Ongoing installation works of a new US multi-million-dollar 3.8-megawatt Wӓrtsilӓ generator at the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) power station at Prospect...

CCHR Claims Abuse at T&T Prisons, Calls for Monitoring

CMC- Amid allegations of abuse of prisoners in Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) on Thursday called on Minister of...

SV&G: La Soufriere Goes Back to Sleep, Scientists Go Home

Loop- Scientists attached to The UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) have ended their tour of duty in St Vincent and the Grenadines at the...

It was 21 in 21 as the Current Hurricane Season Ended

Loop- The 2021 Hurricane Season officially ended yesterday and scientists said it lived up to their forecast. A total of 21 named storms (winds...

Caribbean States Step Up Climate Action

By Barnaby Lewis In the CARICOM region, where both people and ecosystem face heightened threats from climate change, standardizers are united in support of the London Declaration,...

WORLD VIEW: Anti-Vax Greeks to be Fined, World Ablaze Photos, US School Shooting, More

Dec 02, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Omicron and delta variants combine for decision-making headache PARIS (AP) — Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus...

Thousands of Haitians at Southern Mexico Encampment Demand Help

By Jose Luis Gonzalez   Migrants wait as they hope to receive help from the Mexican government to obtain humanitarian visas to transit Mexican territory, in...

Mexico, U.S. to Launch Joint Plan to Contain Central America Migration

MEXICO CITY, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The Mexican and U.S. international development agencies will work together on a project in Guatemala, Honduras and El...

Paraguay: Epidemic of Childhood Pregnancy Fueled by Widespread Sexual Abuse

(CNN)  An epidemic of childhood pregnancy in Paraguay is being fueled by widespread sexual abuse and restrictive abortion laws, according to a new...

Pfizer Boss: Annual Covid Shots Needed for Years to Come

By Fergus Walsh Medical editor   BBC- People will be likely to need to have annual Covid vaccinations for many years to come, the head of Pfizer...

Omicron Likely to Spread Globally, First US Omicron Case Detected in California

Omicron likely to spread beyond Canada and Brazil, says regional health agency By Anthony Boadle Reuters Syringes with needles are seen in front of a displayed stock...

SV&G Gets $40m Christmas Gift from World Bank for Volcanic Eruption Relief

WASHINGTON,DC– The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today US$40 million for the Volcanic Eruption Emergency Project in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines....

US CDC Warns Americans ‘Don’t Travel to Trinidad & Tobago’

by Laura Dowrich-Phillips   The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) is warning Americans against travel to Trinidad and Tobago. On Tuesday the CDC placed T&T in...

UN: Famine, Hunger Increase in Caribbean & Latin America

A United Nations official from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Tuesday announced famine in Latin America and the Caribbean had increased at a...

Tel Aviv Overtakes Hong Kong, Paris and Zurich as World’s Most Expensive City

Surge up the table partly due to the strength of the national currency against the dollar, as well as increases in prices for transport...

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