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Professor Sir Hilary Beckles calls on the OAS for coordinated investment in the Caribbean

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— Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Hilary Beckles has called on the Organization of American States (OAS) for coordinated, organized...

The UWI Seismic Research Centre receives CCRIF grant towards new equipment for monitoring...

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The UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) has received a grant from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) to support its monitoring efforts...

Trinidad: Patient who got blood clot after receiving vaccine dies

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LOOP NEWS: A Trinidadian man who developed a blood clot and paralysis after being administered the AstraZeneca COVID-19 has died. Loop News understands that the man...

CXC announces exam changes prompted by COVID & other challenges

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) says it ready to listen and to engage in dialogue with critical stakeholders across the education landscape given...

Canada opens new pathway to permanent status for temporary essential workers and graduates

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CBC News Canada: The federal government will introduce a new pathway to permanent residency for foreign nationals working in Canada in essential jobs such as...

United States Supports St. Vincent Volcano Response

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The U.S. government has mobilized a multi-tier, interagency approach to bring much needed relief to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  The...

AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark stops rollout completely

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Denmark has ceased giving the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine amid concerns about rare cases of blood clots, the first European country to do so fully. The...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused over rare blood clots

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The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid jab, after reports of rare...