April 3, 2020

Caribbean Airlines Travel Waiver Advisory for tickets booked for travel from July 01, 2020 up to August 30, 2020

Port-of-Spain April 2, 2020. Caribbean Airlines advises of the following update to its current travel waiver, to include customers with travel plans between July 01, and up to August 30, 2020, which may be impacted by the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). The airline is allowing persons the opportunity to rebook their tickets without attracting change fees, […]

PM Harris makes national address on further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis

Address to the Nation by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the State of Emergency  Thursday, April 2, 2020  My Fellow Citizens and Residents: Today, Thursday, 2nd April 2020, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General, to make further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis. These Regulations […]

UK: Coronavirus – Health experts ‘frustrated’ by low UK virus testing

From BBC Health officials say they are “frustrated” by a lack of progress in expanding UK coronavirus testing. Prof Paul Cosford of Public Health England (PHE) said “everybody involved” is unhappy testing has not “got to the position yet that we need to get to”. Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded to criticism of the UK’s […]

Enrollment now open for Kia’s The Great Unknowns Scholarship Programme

Applications for Kia’s The Great Unknowns Scholarship Now Being Accepted; Recipients To Be Announced in June Kia’s scholarship program returns for second year to reward students that “Give It Everything” Information regarding eligibility requirements and the application process can be found athttps://www.kia.com/us/en/give-it-everything Kia Motors America announced today that applications are now being accepted for the […]

Puzzles for April 1-2 2020 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on early grade reading, enhanced within the OECS!

By Sisera Simon Wednesday, April 1, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme has launched an online modality for its monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) using a platform called Toladata®.  The use of this platform will enable the six Member States of the OECS (Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and […]

The world could soon run out of space to store oil. That may plunge prices below zero

By Matt Egan From CNN New York (CNN Business)The world’s thirst for oil has evaporated.Highways are empty. Planes are grounded. Factories are dark. The unprecedented collapse in oil demand has sent crude crashing to 18-year lows. Supply, on the other hand, remains largely resilient amid a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.  US producers don’t want to be […]

Assessing the impact assessment of COVID-19 on OECS business and business support organisations

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) through its Competitive Business Unit (CBU) is measuring the impact of the outbreak of the coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and business support organisations (BSOs) in the OECS.  These short surveys seek to identify and assess the consequences that enterprises […]

Time is of the essence – Countries of the Americas must act now to slow the spread of COVID-19

PAHO Director calls for urgent action to ensure hospital space, beds, health professionals and medical equipment to cope with the coming influx of coronavirus disease 2019 Washington, DC, March 31, 2020 (PAHO) – With many countries of the Americas now reporting community transmission of COVID-19, there is still a short window of time for governments to […]

AudiStream: Virtual journey through the world of production at Audi in Ingolstadt

Interactive online offer provides insights into production and technology Tour guides accompany virtual tour and answer questions in real time Ingolstadt, February 11, 2020 – View the Audi A3 body shop on your screen; go to the Audi A4 assembly line with a mouse click: With AudiStream, Audi is the first manufacturer to offer interactive […]