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KINGSTON — The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about spikes in COVID-19 cases spikes in countries that had managed outbreaks effectively, such as Cuba and Jamaica, and 11 Caribbean states that have moved from moderate to intense transmission, its regional director Carissa Etienne said on Wednesday. The good news

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This article is written by Alejandro Reynal, CEO of Apple Leisure Group What a difference a year can make. Many across the Caribbean business landscape rightfully describe 2020 as an unprecedented challenge; though as true as this may be, I believe the spirit of the moment is opportunity. Recently, I

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BRIDGETOWN — Bonnie and Bill Jennings flew to Barbados in early March. They went to visit their daughter and son-in-law who live year round near Bridgetown on the southwest coast of the island. The couple, who are in their 80s, planned to stay a month. But they became stranded after

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Alicia Bárcena was speaking during a virtual press conference where she unveiled ECLAC’s latest report which outlines policy recommendations for addressing the economic effects of the pandemic.  The study argues that maintaining and deepening active macroeconomic policies will be essential for recovery, as well as economic and social transformation,

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CHRISTIANSTED —  In response to inquiries from residents about the status of evictions between landlords and renters, Government House said it “would like to clarify what the situation currently is.” Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s order suspending the provisions of Title 28, Chapter 13 of the Virgin Islands Code, relating to landlord-tenant

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SANTIAGO, Chile — It will be essential to maintain and deepen active macroeconomic policies to achieve recovery and economic and social transformation after the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic, ECLAC indicated in a report entitled Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020. Main conditioning factors of fiscal and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the help of GlobalGiving’s #LittlexLittle campaign, The Virgin Islands Children’s Museum in St. Thomas was able to reach its fundraising goal to raise funds for their At Home Discovery Kits. GlobalGiving is a non-profit organization that supports other non-profits by connecting them to donors and companies.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a security company owner’s account of how he ended up with a bullet wound in the leg on Sunday morning. Police were dispatched to a residence in Estate St. Georges in reference to an apparent gunshot victim at 9:26 a.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police

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SAN ANTONIO — After hearing of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. Virgin Islands prison system, NBA legend Tim Duncan sent 10,800 masks to the territory for distribution. The generous donation by St. Croix native Duncan was facilitated by Sheldon and Sherwin Robinson, formerly of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club, ViVid Streaming

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s time to vote! And it’s all for a good cause during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every year during October, the Caribbean Palm Bonnets, a Chapter of The Red Hat Society of the Virgin Islands, present their annual “Bling Bling Bras for Breast Cancer” campaign. Monies raised

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