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CARIBBEAN: Vaccine hesitancy poses health challenges
The calls follow similar warnings from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), which said last month that low vaccination coverage was hindering efforts to stem the pandemic.
Barbados has recently been a focal point of international attention because of its decision to become the world’s newest republic. On November 30, 2021, Queen Elizabeth II…
The move -- a response to the Omicron variant -- comes just weeks after the country reopened fully to international tourists. With tourism across much of the Caribbean…
While the pandemic undoubtedly played a significant role, the situation also resulted from structural factors and was worsened by LAC’s high levels of economic inequality.
LATIN AMERICA: Post-pandemic recovery will fall short
Jamaicans are to remain in their homes for three consecutive weekends. Although the economies of the English-speaking Caribbean are witnessing a gradual recovery, there…
Money transfers to the top recipient country, Mexico, have thus far held up particularly well, with full-year totals set to exceed last year.
CENTRAL AMERICA: Eta will compound pandemic challenges