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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- March 13, 2020

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 13, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for March 13, 2020: The Caribbean region now has 26 COVID-19 Cases, with French Guiana leading the region with six cases and Guyana reporting its first case and first death in the region this week. ...

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Trump Unconcerned About Meeting Brazilian Official With Coronavirus

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Steve Holland and Anthony Boadle WASHINGTON/BRASILIA, Fri. March 13, 2020, (Reuters): As the number of confirmed cases from COVID-19 in Latin America on Thursday surpassed 236 with two deaths reported, U.S. President Donald Trump said he is not concerned about the possibility of being exposed to the virus after dining last week with a ...

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Trump’s America –Episode # 162 – Coronavirus “Revolution”

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 13, 2020: When can a deadly virus – a pandemic – also have wonderful results? RIGHT NOW – maybe if we are brave and strong enough to do so in the midst of all these deaths, suffering, fear and disruption caused by COVID-19. Bernie Sanders ...

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Covid-19 Is Now In The US: What Does This Mean For Nurses?

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, New York, NY, Thurs. Mar. 12, 2020: The effects of the novel coronavirus, now known as Covid-19, are beginning to spread rapidly. Not only is the spread of the virus reaching pandemic proportions, but the impact on stock markets is beginning to pose a serious threat to the global economy. Within the last ...

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First Confirmed COVID-19 Death Reported In CARICOM Region

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. March 12, 2020: The first death from the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has occurred in the CARICOM region. Reports from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana has confirmed that the country, which has been wracked by post-election violence and tension, has not only confirmed its first case of COVID-but ...

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Can CARICOM Help Guyana?

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. March 12, 2020: CARICOM’s top leaders are in the house in Guyana, arriving in the country yesterday with a goal to helping broker a peace deal between the incumbent A Partnership For National Unity + Alliance For Change and the main opposition People Progressive Party/Civic, as election results there ...

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Venezuelan Hospitals Unprepared For Coronavirus

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Mariela Navas and Anggy Polanco MARACAIBO/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, March 10 (Reuters) – In a hospital in Venezuela’s western city of Maracaibo, chronic water shortages have left staff using paint buckets as toilets. With medical gloves in short supply, workers use the same pair on multiple patients. Years of recession, hyperinflation, and underinvestment in public ...

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Guyana’s Indigenous Presidential Candidate Shows Up In Traditional Wear In Court

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar.11, 2020: Perhaps he is the solution to the decades old racial conflict between the predominant race groups in Guyana – the descendants of African slaves and the descendants of Indian indentured servants. Member of the indigenous people of Guyana and the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) presidential candidate, ...

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Guyana’s Indigenous Presidential Candidate Shows Up In Traditional Wear In Court

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar.11, 2020: Perhaps he is the solution to the decades old racial conflict between the predominant race groups in Guyana – the descendants of African slaves and the descendants of Indian indentured servants. Member of the indigenous people of Guyana and the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) presidential candidate, ...

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The Caribbean’s Coronavirus Total Continues Uptick As First English Speaking Country Reports Case

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. March 11, 2020: The number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the Caribbean region continues to uptick Tuesday with the English-speaking nation of Jamaica reporting its first case. The confirmation of the case of a Jamaican female who had travelled from the United Kingdom to Jamaica by the country’s ...

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