‘COVID-19 is making a global childcare crisis even worse’: UNICEF chief

‘COVID-19 is making a global childcare crisis even worse’: UNICEF chief

Following the release of a UN study that shows at least 40 million children have missed out on early childhood education due to measures to combat COVID-19, the head of the UN Chil

 Three out of 10 people in the Americas are at increased risk of severe COVID-19 because of underlying conditions, PAHO Director says

Three out of 10 people in the Americas are at increased risk of severe COVID-19 because of underlying conditions, PAHO Director says

Diabetes, kidney disease, hypertension, immunosuppressed andTB, place people at increased risk for more severe disease. Many of these conditions are widespread in the Americas. Rea

Trinidad and Tobago records 2 more positive COVID-19 cases

Trinidad and Tobago records 2 more positive COVID-19 cases

Trinidad and Tobago record 2 more positive COVID-19 cases. Read more

instructions from Health Ministry to resume operations

instructions from Health Ministry to resume operations

Company provided all required documentation and information to Ministry of Health. Read more

Cabbage could help fight COVID-19, study finds

Cabbage could help fight COVID-19, study finds

In the race to beat COVID-19, the winner could be cabbage. Read more

Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery

Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery

With essential resources for women’s health being diverted to emergency COVID-19 response around the world, Governments, civil society leaders, CEOs and academic experts gath

ECLAC foresees further decline in GDP for Caribbean

ECLAC foresees further decline in GDP for Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has updated its growth projections for countries in the region. Read more

 PAHO calls on countries to intensify efforts to prevent further spread of COVID-19 among indigenous people in the Americas

PAHO calls on countries to intensify efforts to prevent further spread of COVID-19 among indigenous people in the Americas

PAHO calls on countries to intensify efforts to prevent further spread of COVID-19 among indigenous people in the Americas Read more

Bahamas records 15 cases of COVID-19; US flights suspended immediately

Bahamas records 15 cases of COVID-19; US flights suspended immediately

The national airline of The Bahamas, Bahamasair has suspended flights to the United States, effective immediately. Read more

154 tested so far through latest contact tracing

154 tested so far through latest contact tracing

3 male Trinidadians tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Trinidad Contact tracing has resulted in 154 persons receiving rapid tests Read more

Grenada not taking chances, visitors must adhere to all COVID rules

Grenada not taking chances, visitors must adhere to all COVID rules

As Grenada prepares for its phased reopening concerns have been raised about the possibility of COVID-19 being spread by tourists who don't adhere to the rules. Read more

21 active cases of COVID-19 in SVG

21 active cases of COVID-19 in SVG

St. Vincent and the Grenadines now has 21 active cases of COVID-19, after six new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Read more

SVG mulls banning flights from US over COVID spike

SVG mulls banning flights from US over COVID spike

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is considering discontinuing flights from the United States after recording 12 cases of COVID-19 associated with the first international flight to th

 Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 77,320

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 77,320

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 20: Read more

 Live Blog: Over 77,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Caribbean

Live Blog: Over 77,000 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

 Sint Maarten repatriation flight brings home virus case

Sint Maarten repatriation flight brings home virus case

A repatriation flight from the USA which brought home 75 people over the weekend in Sint Maarten also added a COVID-19 for the island. Read more

 CMOs told not to neglect other health issues plaguing the Caribbean

CMOs told not to neglect other health issues plaguing the Caribbean

The Region’s Chief Medical officers have been lauded for their role in the successful management of COVID-19 in the region. Read more

Survey: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants

Survey: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants

Are you a refugee or migrant? Help governments and organizations understand your needs so that they can provide better support for you during the pandemic. Read more