Clive Landis | Agility and alignment: UWI research and innovation deployed in response to COVID-19

In answering the question on vaccine development posed by the editorial, it is important to understand that today’s recombinant vaccine...

EDITORIAL – Adjusting to the COVID-19 culture shock

(Barbados Today Editorial) “Isolation”, “social distancing”, “self-quarantine”, “lockdown” and “curfew” have become buzzwords all over the world since the beginning...

CARICOM launches COVID-19 Food Security and Livelihoods Impact Survey

The COVID-19 crisis is rapidly altering how people can earn a living and access food. In order to provide more...

More COVID-19 recoveries, deaths in CARICOM Member States

Several CARICOM Member States are recording more deaths from the COVID-19 global pandemic. While some patients who were diagnosed with...

COVID-19 redesigning the Foreign Trade Policy Agenda

By Elizabeth Morgan In my article on January 8, I outlined the Caribbean’s foreign trade policy agenda for 2020, but...

LIAT issues travel restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) – LIAT wishes to advise that due to updated travel restrictions and border closures imposed by several countries,...

Antigua and Barbuda Shares Encouraging ‘Messages In The Sand’ Amid Pandemic

(Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Press Release) – Antigua and Barbuda is spreading words of encouragement and kindness around the...

St. Kitts-Nevis Moves Into Complete Lock-Down For Three Days

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 31, 2020 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has (ramped) up its measures by...

OPINION – Zero Hour: Our Region in the Face of the Pandemic

Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary (Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean) It is true that history...

Mitigating impacts of COVID-19 on food trade, markets

(Food and Agriculture Organisation, 31 March 2020, Rome/Geneva) – Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for...