Live Blog: Over 95,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Caribbean

Live Blog: Over 95,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Caribbean

Travel restrictions and health alerts were issued earlier this year as the coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan, China infiltrated almost every reg

 ECLAC and PAHO: Controlling the pandemic requires convergence and coordination between health, economic, social and productive policies

ECLAC and PAHO: Controlling the pandemic requires convergence and coordination between health, economic, social and productive policies

ECLAC and PAHO: Controlling the pandemic requires convergence and coordination between health, economic, social and productive policies Read more

 Thursday marks 6 months since the WHO declared the coronavirus an international health emergency

Thursday marks 6 months since the WHO declared the coronavirus an international health emergency

Thursday marks exactly six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health crisis connected with the disease that was then simply known as the novel coron

Misinformation on coronavirus is proving highly contagious

Misinformation on coronavirus is proving highly contagious

As the world races to find a vaccine and a treatment for COVID-19, there is seemingly no antidote in sight for the burgeoning outbreak of coronavirus conspiracy theories, hoaxes, a

Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution

Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution

The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars, but UN agencies and partners

COVID-19: UN chief outlines path to sustainable, inclusive recovery in Southeast Asia

COVID-19: UN chief outlines path to sustainable, inclusive recovery in Southeast Asia

Tackling inequality, bridging the digital divide, greening the economy, and upholding human rights and good governance will be critical for Southeast Asia to recover from the COVID

 Restrictions tightened as Bahamas records 65 new cases of COVID-19

Restrictions tightened as Bahamas records 65 new cases of COVID-19

The Bahamas Ministry of Health has confirmed that 65 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the territory. Read more

Coronavirus: Surviving lockdown like a real-life Robinson Crusoe

Coronavirus: Surviving lockdown like a real-life Robinson Crusoe

When Lynda and Steve Dalgleish set off to sail around the world, little did they know they would find themselves trying to escape hurricanes amid Caribbean islands in lockdown. Rea

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 27, 2020 – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) today launched the “Stronger Together”

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 94,822

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 94,822

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 29: Read more

CARICOM leaders urged to work on financial strategy

CARICOM leaders urged to work on financial strategy

Port Of Spain – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were on Monday urged to “deal with the elephant in the room” and put in place strategies that will ensure

Five (5) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19 (Trinidad)

Five (5) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19 (Trinidad)

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday 28th July, 2020. Read more

 Concerns raised as returning Dominicans disregard quarantine protocols

Concerns raised as returning Dominicans disregard quarantine protocols

A number of nationals who recently returned to Dominica are being chastised for what authorities say are their careless attitude to the restrictions put in place to slow the spread

 Tourism workers on Nevis being trained ahead of borders reopening

Tourism workers on Nevis being trained ahead of borders reopening

Over 1000 tourism workers on the island of Nevis stand to benefit from mandatory COVID-19 sensitisation sessions as the Federation prepares to reopen its borders. Read more

 Grenada bus operators get more COVID-19 assistance

Grenada bus operators get more COVID-19 assistance

Additional relief is on the way for bus operators in Grenada who have been experiencing the serious economic effects of the COVID-19. Read more

 The Bahamas battling second wave of COVID-19, 40 new cases recorded

The Bahamas battling second wave of COVID-19, 40 new cases recorded

The Bahamas appears to be battling a surge of COVID-19 cases. Read more

Live Blog: Over 91,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Caribbean

Live Blog: Over 91,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Caribbean

Travel restrictions and health alerts were issued earlier this year as the coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan, China infiltrated almost every reg

Coronavirus: Reshape the urban world to aid ‘ground zero’ pandemic cities

Coronavirus: Reshape the urban world to aid ‘ground zero’ pandemic cities

Cities have proved to be “ground zero” the world over for the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief said on Tuesday, encouraging leaders everywhere to “rethink and resh