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St Vincent’s virus spike is an issue too

St Vincent officials are extremely worried about the island’s increasing COVID-19 cases. It comes because of a lack of clean water as thousands of evacuees fleeing the La Soufrière volcano eruption crowd into shelters and private homes.

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JA academic blames politics for crimes

A Jamaican academic has repeated what has been widely believed for decades in Jamaica, that its rampant crime problem is tied to its political system.

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St Kitts expects ‘herd immunity’ soon

St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Timothy Harris announced that almost 24 percent of the target vaccination population had received a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is an extremely high output.

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Guyana’s oil wealth starts flowing

Guyana estimates its future oil production will be 1 million barrels per day by 2027, from seven floating production, storage, and offloading vessels in the country, according to natural resources minister Vickram Bharrat.

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Antigua event sails virtually

Antigua Sailing Week is turning into a virtual event this year because of the pandemic.

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ST VINCENT ROCKED BY ERUPTING VOLCANO

St Vincent has been sent reeling by a series of eruptions at its La Soufriere volcano.

16 Apr, 2021

Jamaica rekindles its cruise industry

Jamaica has finalised arrangements with global cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line to homeport one of its vessels in Montego Bay.

16 Apr, 2021

Raúl Castro, 89, set to retire

Cuba’s last Castro is set to leave the political stage, as Fidel’s 89-year-old brother Raúl cedes power to a younger generation at this week’s communist party congress which must also tackle a dire economic crisis and growing political dissent.

16 Apr, 2021

St Vincent suffers power and water cuts

St Vincent’s La Soufrière eruption has caused severe water shortages as heavy ash contaminates supplies.

16 Apr, 2021

Antigua wants Oxford uni reparations

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has written to All Souls College at Oxford University, seeking reparations for what now amounts to tens of millions of pounds as a result of the “hard labour” of enslaved people.

16 Apr, 2021
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