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Updates on COVID-19 in the OECS

The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) continues to mobilise efforts with multiple key stakeholders to address the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the citizens in the Eastern Caribbean.

Grenada confirms first COVID-19 case

A 50-year-old female who arrived in Grenada from the United Kingdom onboard the Virgin Atlantic aircraft which landed at Maurice Bishop International Airport on 16 March 2020, has become Grenada’s first confirmed COVID-19 case

ECCU communiqué on COVID-19

A special meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the monetary council of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) was held virtually on March 15, 2020, under the chairmanship of the monetary council and prime…

Venezuelan riot police drive off protesters with tear gas

Security forces fired tear gas Tuesday to repel an anti-government march led by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is struggling to reignite street protests to capitalize on mounting international pressure on embattled socialist…