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With several Latin American leaders absent, the symbolism of the summit as an expression of hemispheric unity was markedly absent. The main declaration, on migration…
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: Financial opacity to remain
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…
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.
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.
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…