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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — Although the numbers have not been finalised, it is clear economies across the globe would take a battering from COVID-19. For Guyana, couple that battle against the pandemic with the elections stalemate and it spells disaster for a small nation of just about three quarter million people. Presidential Candidate of the ...

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(BLOOMBERG) — There’s been a spike in coronavirus cases at meat plants in the U.S., with hundreds of reported infections in just the last week. That’s adding to questions over the fragility of the food-supply chain and raising concerns about worker safety. As many as 50 people at a JBS SA beef facility in Colorado’s ...

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(St. Lucia News Online) — The coronavirus crisis will cause Christmas to come early for some. Normally, barrel concessions are announced in November-December annually, but this time, it will begin in June, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet in his Social Stabilizaton Programme — COVID-19-impact response — presented last Wednesday. He said: “As part of ...

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(St. Lucia News Online) — Insurance companies in Saint Lucia have been called upon by the government to provide relief to its customers. And, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, the players in this sector have “agreed to provide some relief” to persons who have lost their jobs. Chastanet said this agreement came after “discussions” ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness indicated yesterday that Jamaicans who are stranded overseas could be allowed to return home but under strict conditions. A number of Jamaicans overseas, including some on government-sponsored programmes, have been clamouring to return home following the closure of the island’s borders to incoming passengers on March 24. Speaking ...

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(St. Lucia News Online) — While many Saint Lucians are stranded in debt due to the worldwide onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world are not immune to this unfortunate circumstance. The Saint Lucia government is at this moment seeking financial relief from its creditors, just the same way citizens and residents are ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — The National COVID-19 task force has received requests from an estimated 200 Guyanese nationals who are on cruise ships and thousands in New York and Miami who want to return home. This is according to Chairman of the task force, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who told reporters via a virtual media ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — Arne Alexander Wilhelmsen, a founder of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) and a visionary strategist of the modern cruise industry, died Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Palma, Spain. He was 90. The entire Royal Caribbean family extends its heartfelt condolences to the Wilhelmsen family. Wilhelmsen was a constant influence on the ...

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