Saint Lucia: Income Support Programme (ISP) 2023 begins on Sept 13

The government of Saint Lucia begun its latest Income Support Programme (ISP) 2023 on September 13.

China rushes vaccines as new XBB virus variants emerge: Reports

Since new XBB virus variants are evolving to overcome the immunity developed after China's abrupt departure from its "zero covid" policy.

New XBB Covid sub-variants found in China: Report

There have been reported new XBB COVID sub-variants in China. According to state-based SHINE, 12 new sub-variants have been found in China over the past week.

Guyana: MoH receives Solar Direct Cold Chain Equipment from UNICEF

The Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony, along with the Maternal and Child Health Officer, Dr Oneka Scott, received twenty-three (23) Solar Direct Cold Chain Equipment.

China’s abrupt reversal of “Zero-COVID” policy causes increase in cases, says Reports

Many reports had suggested that China is no longer taking preventive steps to halt the country's COVID spread and is allowing Chinese citizens to roam and travel as they like, adding that this could culminate in a situation similar to 2020

Guyana introduces travel measures for people travelling from China

Guyana: The National COVID-19 Task Force of Guyana decided to take a stand against the increasing coronavirus cases in the country by implementing a policy that requires all travellers from China to present a negative COVID-19 test before being allowed to enter the country.

Digital tools adopted during COVID can strengthen learning, says UNICEF Rep to Eastern Caribbean

Caribbean: The new UNICEF Representative to the Eastern Caribbean, Pieter Bult, said challenges to childhood education arising from the COVID-19 pandemic presented opportunities for improvement.

St Kitts and Nevis Tourism Ministry announced new COVID travel instructions, effective from August 15

St Kitts and Nevis: The Ministry of Tourism has announced new travel instructions which came into effect from August 15, 2022 (Monday).

Barbados: Vaccines will be available on 23 vaccination centres, polyclinics this week

Barbados: The members of the immunisation unit have been encouraging the people of Barbados to come forward and take their vaccine shots.

Saint Lucia and United Kingdom of Spain work to strengthen their relationship

Saint Lucia: Fernando Nogales Alvarez, the Ambassador-Designate of The United Kingdom of Spain to Saint Lucia, presented his ambassadorial credentials to Saint Lucia’s Head of State, the Governor General, Cyril Errol Charles.

COVID-19: St Kitts and Nevis active cases cross mark of 100

St Kitts and Nevis: The nation recently has been witnessing an increase in COVID-19 cases

Read: Health Ministry shares updated Montserrat Travel Protocols

Montserrat: The Health Ministry of the country has shared updated travel protocols.