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Major Cruise Lines Suspend Operations Into May

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean has become the first of the four major cruise lines to suspend operations all the way into May due to...

SKN Bound: Cuban Doctors in Global War Against Coronavirus

Cuban doctors flying to virus ravaged Italy   Cuba's largest export is actually medical professionals — a service much of the world is desperately in need...

Old Treatment for New Disease-Blood Plasma from Recovering COVID-19 Patients

Washington, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The United States authorized the use of a suggestion by a Cuban doctor residing in that country as a...

Virus: 95% of Caribbean, Latino School Kids at Home

PANAMA CITY, 23 March 2020 - In Latin America and the Caribbean, over 154 million children, about 95 per cent of the enrolled, are temporarily...

South America: Rich-Poor Divide in Coronavirus Fight

Brazil got its first case of coronavirus just after carnival. The man, who had visited Italy, returned with symptoms and went straight to Albert...

Demand for Cuban Drug to Fight COVID-19

Newsweek- Cuba has mobilized its medical corps around the world to distribute a new "wonder drug" that officials there say is capable of treating...

Cuba Sending Virus Medical Help to Africa, Europe

Luanda — Angola will count on the support of Cuban doctors, in the coming days, in the assistance, prevention, active search and control of...

Royal Caribbean Weathers Virus Storm With $2.2B Loan

Royal Caribbean Cruises has secured a $2.2 billion 364-day secured-term loan facility as the company battles the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The move is...

Virus: US Stops Most Cross Border Traffic with Mexico

On Saturday, the US and Canada suspended all non-essential traffic across their shared border, which hundreds of thousands of people normally cross each day,...

COVID-19: Embassies and Missions Overseas Staff Instructed to Work from Home

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation advised the general public due to reports of COVID-19 in some jurisdictions which host missions, the Ministry...

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...

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