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Coronavirus: Tourism could suffer in the Caribbean

Coronavirus: Tourism could suffer in the Caribbean

Tourism dependent economies can take a huge hit this year as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This among many other concerns were raised during The University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellor Forum: COVID-19 Partnering in the Caribbean’s Response, which was held at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados ...

No COVID-19 ban on travel to Barbados

No COVID-19 ban on travel to Barbados

The Government of Barbados has advised that at this time there are no restrictions on travel to Barbados as a result of COVID-19. In a release, the Ministry of Health and Wellness confirmed that their measures of screening and testing are underway and “no-one has tested positive for the respiratory ...

Monitoring and Prevention of COVID-19 In the French Caribbean Island of Martinique

Monitoring and Prevention of COVID-19 In the French Caribbean Island of Martinique

The Martinique Tourism Authority, the Port of Martinique, the Martinique International Airport are closely monitoring the island’s points of entry to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and ensure the safety of its residents and visitors. As reported by the director of the Regional Health Agency’s (A.R.S.), the island is and ...

Point of View: CARICOM officials agree on COVID-19 protocol

Point of View: CARICOM officials agree on COVID-19 protocol

CARICOM (Caribbean Community) officials at a special emergency meeting in Bridgetown last week ramped up the region’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) even as three non-English speaking countries confirmed cases.