In the vaccine race, we either win together or lose together

In the vaccine race, we either win together or lose together

Of the 128 million vaccine doses administered so far, more than three quarters of those vaccinations are in just 10 countries that account for 60% of global GDP. Read more

New coronavirus discovered in bats in Thailand similar to COVID-19

New coronavirus discovered in bats in Thailand similar to COVID-19

Bats in Thailand have been discovered with a new coronavirus that closely matches the one that causes COVID-19, scientists said. Read more

 India donating 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Caribbean

India donating 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Caribbean

GUYANA and several other Caribbean countries will benefit from an initial donation of 500,000 Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccines by the Government of India, as the South-Asian country &ls

 Webinar Launching Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Activities in the Caribbean through the Spotlight Initiative

Webinar Launching Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Activities in the Caribbean through the Spotlight Initiative

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat will be hosting a webinar launching the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) activities

The virus  ‘extremely unlikely’ to have come from a lab, experts say

The virus ‘extremely unlikely’ to have come from a lab, experts say

The virus that causes COVID-19 probably jumped from animals to humans and is “extremely unlikely” to have come from a laboratory, the head of an international team inve

Safer Internet Day: Prioritize and protect child well-being online

Safer Internet Day: Prioritize and protect child well-being online

Although millions of boys and girls worldwide have relied on the internet to play, socialize and learn during the COVID-19 pandemic, time online can also expose them to online sexu

Cooling La Niña is on the wane, but temperatures set to rise: UN weather agency

Cooling La Niña is on the wane, but temperatures set to rise: UN weather agency

Temperatures in almost all parts of the world will likely rise between now and April despite the cooling influence of the latest La Niña weather phenomenon, which has passed

UN chief welcomes Colombia’s ‘act of solidarity’ with 1.7 million Venezuelans

UN chief welcomes Colombia’s ‘act of solidarity’ with 1.7 million Venezuelans

The United Nations Secretary-General, on Monday, applauded the announcement by the President of Colombia that the country will provide temporary protection to all Venezuelans in it

PAHO urges countries to improve readiness to roll out vaccines

PAHO urges countries to improve readiness to roll out vaccines

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging countries in the Americas to make sure they are prepared to roll out COVID-19 vaccines. Information provided voluntarily to PA

Vaccine wars: Nations race to win friends and influence through vaccine distribution

Vaccine wars: Nations race to win friends and influence through vaccine distribution

It all seems so long ago now, but as 2019 drew to a close there was a lot of talk about a new "space race." In November 2019, a Japanese spacecraft head

Canada - A rare glimpse inside Calgary's isolation hotel, as travellers share concerns

Canada - A rare glimpse inside Calgary's isolation hotel, as travellers share concerns

During his 14-day mandatory stay in Calgary's COVID-19 isolation hotel, Angelo Vanegas says he couldn't get food for up to 15 hours at a time overnight, was penned up in a

 Montserrat’s Governor, Premier Receive Oxford Astrazenca Vaccine

Montserrat’s Governor, Premier Receive Oxford Astrazenca Vaccine

The Ministry of Health and Social Services on Montserrat began the process of administering the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine on Montserrat today (Monday February 8, 2021). 4

 Team begins 24-hour monitoring of La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent

Team begins 24-hour monitoring of La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) says that the team studying and monitoring activity at the La Soufrière volcano will now permanently occupy the Belmont

 Dominica to receive 70,000 doses of vaccine on Tuesday

Dominica to receive 70,000 doses of vaccine on Tuesday

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that Dominica will receive 70,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as early as tomorrow (Tuesday 9th February). Read more

New  variants raise questions around vaccines, WHO says

New variants raise questions around vaccines, WHO says

The emergence of new coronavirus variants has raised major questions around whether currently available vaccines will be effective against them, the head of the World Health Organi

PAHO launches

PAHO launches "Florencia," a Spanish-language artificial intelligence tool to quit smoking

The Pan American Health Organization today will launch “Florencia,” the Spanish version of an artificial intelligence tool developed by the World Health Organization to

Community spread confirmed in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Community spread confirmed in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Local health authorities have declared that there is community transmission of COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Health minister, St Clair Prince made the declaration d

 Actor of Trinidadian and Grenadian parents stars in Netflix’ Firefly Lane

Actor of Trinidadian and Grenadian parents stars in Netflix’ Firefly Lane

If you have seen Firefly Lane on Netflix, chances are you would have seen Brandon Jay Mclaren in action. The 40-year-old actor was born in Canada to a Grenadian father and Trini