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Cuba unsettled as US considers relief

Cuba’s oppressed and long-suffering citizens are so angry with their situation that impromptu acts of defiance are being staged after the historic mass protest last Sunday. The island has suffered under the covid pandemic and crippling US sanctions.

20 Jul, 2021

T & T reopens but rules already broken

Trinidad and Tobago re-opened its borders on Saturday after a 16-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, with authorities reiterating that stringent measures and fines would be applied to anyone trying to beat the system.

20 Jul, 2021

Jamaica seeks reparations from UK

Jamaica is planning to ask the United Kingdom for billions of dollars in compensation for the Atlantic slave trade in the former British colony, a senior government official confirmed.

20 Jul, 2021

Antigua celebrates return of cruiser

Antigua greeted its first cruise ship passengers since the covid pandemic started with steelpan music in St John’s on Thursday.

20 Jul, 2021

Barbados races to be carbon-free

Barbados not only has ambitious plans to become the first carbon-free small island developing state by 2030, but also intends to become an export leader of clean-tech products and services to the Caribbean and beyond.

20 Jul, 2021

CUBA: FOOD SHORTAGES AS COVID CASES INCREASE

Cuba is gripped in a double-whammy crisis impacting its health sector and the economy as it battles food shortages and rising Covid-19 cases.

13 Jul, 2021

CUBANS STAGE RARE ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS

Despite the hope of a home-grown vaccine, a combination of rising COVID-19 cases and worsening economic conditions have seen Cubans in their thousands taking to the street to vent their frustrations against the government.

12 Jul, 2021

St Kitts gets mass vaccinated

St Kitts and Nevis has quickly got its startling coronavirus outbreak under control. It has secured an additional 5,000 doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines.

07 Jul, 2021

St Lucia gets romantic again

The St Lucia Tourism Authority has organised a series of virtual training roadshows for agents to attract visitors back.

07 Jul, 2021

Trinidad’s vaccinated sailors can return

Trinidad and Tobago’s Yacht Services Association is grateful to Prime Minister Keith Rowley for allowing sailors – if vaccinated – to sail into their waters again from next week.

07 Jul, 2021
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