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Holness: I’ll impose lockdown again

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness has warned that he is prepared to re-impose tough measures to contain COVID-19 if the country's numbers begin to rise. Jamaica had 564 confirmed cases on Tuesday which included eight new cases.

29 May, 2020

Chastanet is cautious to open economy

The St Lucia government has defended its decision to seek a four-month extension of the state of emergency saying it allows for the authorities to move swiftly between phases especially as the coronavirus (COVID-19) virus evolves.

29 May, 2020

Bahamas may be first to resume cruises

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line plans to resume operations that could make it the first ocean-going cruise line to resume service after the global suspension of cruise operations in March.

29 May, 2020

St Kitts proud of its low crime rate

St Kitts and Nevis can claim that is one of the safest places in the world because its crime rate has been trending down for the past two years with it decreasing by 33 percent from 2019.

29 May, 2020

Sheer Rocks diner goes mobile

Antigua’s Sheer Rocks eatery has been the most sought place to eat on the island for years, culminating with the coved top slot in the 50 best Caribbean restaurants this year.

29 May, 2020

Flying fish return to St Lucia

St Lucian fishermen have started catching flying fish for the first time in years which means some of them will earn well out of it. Fishers of Choiseul have been catching flying fish, which had largely disappeared from St Lucia's waters for over a decade, for two weeks now.

29 May, 2020

Grenada quick to welcome yachts

Grenada is the first Caribbean destination to welcome back yacht arrivals, its government confirmed last week. The first yacht arrivals returned to Grenada since the island closed its seaports to recreational vessels in March.

29 May, 2020

STAY AT HOME: A NEW NORM?

Those of us who are occupied as housewives or househusbands, are retired, home-school children, have a virtual job enabled by digital technology or conduct business from home, tend to naturally manage our time in a home environment.

25 May, 2020

Region starts gradual easing of lockdown

The Caribbean reacted relatively quickly and efficiently in shutting down their borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and although the region is still dealing with cases, return to normality is unfolding. Jamaica is preparing for a phased reopening of the tourism sector.

22 May, 2020

Jamaica gets more health workers

Jamaica has recruited 1,300 new community health aids to strengthen the country's public health system under a new strategic framework designed to ensure that the population can live their normal lives despite the presence of COVID-19. That means stretched medical services will get invaluable....

22 May, 2020
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