Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has come under criticism for joining protesters demanding that restrictions on movement introduced to stop the spread of coronavirus be lifted.
The Government of Haiti has released just over 300 detainees in the country’s 19 prisons in an effort to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is reporting an additional 27 cases of the coronavirus in Jamaica. Twenty-six of them are linked the Alorica call centre in Portmore, St Catherine.
A number of students, mainly at the University of the West Indies Mona, remain in Jamaica as ports both in Jamaica and Antigua & Barbuda have been closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A shipment of medical supplies to help the territory fight the COVID-19 pandemic, has been released by the United States.
Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton informed that 32 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours.
The second positive COVID-19 case at a Portmore call centre and the ordering of staff to self-quarantine have triggered more concern that business process outsourcing (BPO) companies – characterised by high-density office arrangements – may…
As of April 12, 2020, Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The first two cases were repatriated to the United Kingdom between March 24 and 25, 2020 and four of the remaining cases have since recovered and been…
"As Caribbean brothers and sisters, we must stand with each other, in firm solidarity, as we fight this common enemy – COVID-19."
With the number of cases around the world increasing daily, the onslaught of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a massive threat to the various sectors within the Eastern Caribbean. This pandemic emphasizes the need for…
A 74-year-old man is the second person to have died from the coronavirus, COVID-19 in Barbados.
An emergency meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) was held on April 06, 2020, to discuss matters pertaining to COVID-19 including the global test kit shortage.
The seizure of 20 ventilators destined for Barbados appears to have thrust the Mia Mottley administration into a growing global battle for critical supplies to fight the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) held its 1st Special Meeting for 2020 on 3 April via videoconference under the chairmanship of Dr The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister and Minister for…
The announcement was made by Dominica’s National Epidemiologist (Ag) Dr. Shulladin Ahmed at a press briefing on Monday. The patient is a 70-year-old female who has been hospitalized.