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Jamaica To Implement Island Wide Curfew From April 1

Jamaica To Implement Island Wide Curfew From April 1

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 31, 2020 (CMC) – Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, last night, announced an island-wide, 10-hour curfew from April 1, as the island continued its efforts to reduce the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Holness, speaking at a news ...

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Government Moves To Curb Price Gouging And Hoarding

Government Moves To Curb Price Gouging And Hoarding

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 31, 2020 (CMC) – The Jamaica government says, as of today, retailers found to be charging customers excessive prices for goods, during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, can be fined up to two million dollars or sentenced ...

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Why Nova Scotia Has To Take Environmental Racism Seriously

Why Nova Scotia Has To Take Environmental Racism Seriously

By Richard leBrasseur Guest Contributor In February, a Nova Scotia MP introduced legislation aimed at tackling environmental racism. When it comes to environmental racism, it is essential to understand its long history in Nova Scotia. The African Canadian communities of Preston, ...

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Guyana Records Second Death From COVID-19

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 31, 2020 (CMC) – Guyana has recorded its second death from the coronavirus (COVID-19), as health officials confirmed, today, that there were now 12 positive cases of the virus in the country. The Ministry of Public Health ...

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Early Morning Quake Rattles Caribbean Islands

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts-Nevis, March 31, 2020 (CMC) – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4, rattled several Caribbean islands, during the early hours today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The Trinidad and Tobago-based Seismic Research ...

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