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The community of Saint Esprit in Martinique is using a drone with a loudspeaker to enforce a lockdown imposed to stop the spread of COVID-19. According to local reports, the community has been using the device since Saturday, March 21, 2020. Martinique 1ere reports that in addition to the drone, Saint Esprit  is also using […]

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of External Affairs wishes to inform all internal and external clients of the revised hours of operation. Be informed that effective Monday March 30, 2020 the Department of External Affairs will operate with minimum staff in office coupled with a “work from home” arrangement between the hours from 8.00 am ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc WASCO is working to ensure uninterrupted service to you our valued customers during the partial shut-down period. This is in light of the onset of COVID-19 and the national push to stop the spread of the virus. Your well-being and that of our staff are at ...

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(AP) — Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus. According to jail records, Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne turned himself in to authorities Monday afternoon in Hernando County, where ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) – Of the eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Guyana, two of those persons are in the COVID Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence announced Monday. At a press conference held at the Police Training College, Eve Leary, Georgetown, she revealed that Guyana’s confirmed cases remain at eight ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – As of Sunday March 29, 2020 health authorities in Saint Lucia recorded nine confirmed cases of COVID-19; and as such the Prime Minister has extended the national curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily, as well as the partial shutdown to April 14, 2020. The Management of the Saint Lucia Blind ...

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(NEW YORK POST) – A sports-mad Portuguese boy is believed to be Europe’s youngest coronavirus victim after his death at just 14 years old, according to reports. Vitor Godinho died early Sunday after being raced to Sao Sebastiao Hospital the previous day and testing positive for COVID-19, according to a local sports newspaper, Record. The ...

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A team of Cubans here to help in the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in Saint Lucia are currently undergoing quarantine for 14 days before taking up duties. The disclosure has come from the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The group of 113 Cubans comprises 100 nurses, 6 general practitioners, 3 intensive care physicians […]

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(ABC NEWS) – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Puerto Rico at a shallow depth and was felt across the U.S. territory on Monday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of 5 kilometers near the southwest coastal town of Guanica. No damage was reported. The quake hit during a monthlong curfew ...

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(WASHINGTON TIMES) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued late Sunday an emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs for use in treating patients infected with the novel coronavirus. The drugs, chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine sulfate, have been touted by President Trump and used off-label anecdotally with encouraging results, but they had not been FDA-approved ...

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