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MIRAMAR, Florida — Two Florida companies have joined forces to donate over 20,000 rapid Antigen tests to the OECS member states and Barbados. The kits donated have been approved by the WHO. The kits are scheduled to arrive this week to the different beneficiary island nations. In response to the COVID-19

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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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BRIDGETOWN — China appears to have used mobile phone networks in the Caribbean to surveil United States mobile phone subscribers as part of its espionage campaign against Americans, according to a mobile network security expert who has analyzed sensitive signals data. The findings paint an alarming picture of how China has allegedly exploited decades-old

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados removed the statue of British Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson from the capital Bridgetown’s main square recently, two months after announcing plans to replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and move on from its colonial past. The bronze statue was unveiled in 1813 to commemorate

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BRIDGETOWN — The first cruise ship to set sail in the Caribbean since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has reported that a passenger on board has tested positive for coronavirus, according to The Points Guy. A reporter for the travel site, Gene Sloan, is aboard the SeaDream 1 and was

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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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BRIDGETOWN — China is behind Barbados’ snap decision to remove the British Queen as its head of state. That’s the shocking claim of a conservative member of the UK Parliament who said that a Chinese investment of $490 million in Bridgetown’s tourism infrastructure forced the Barbadian leader’s hand in the

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in the past. A former colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as

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BASSETERRE —  Students at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) St. Kitts and Nevis returned to the United States via a chartered World Atlantic Airlines MD83 aircraft on Saturday. No passenger was allowed to disembark in St. Kitts and Nevis. The aircraft first stopped at Barbados’ Grantley Adams International

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BRIDGETOWN — British Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles recently kicked off their 13-day tour of the Caribbean. The future King of England and his wife will make stops on ten different islands and take part in 50 separate engagements. Despite their hectic schedule –the London natives took some

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