Barbados declared a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth II

Fireworks filled the sky over Barbados on Tuesday as the Caribbean island nation declared itself the world's newest republic, lowering Queen Elizabeth's flag as it severed...

Australia halts border reopening, as WHO warns on new variant

Australia on Monday halted a plan to relax border restrictions imposed last year to fight the Covid pandemic, as a new variant sweeping the...

Riot-hit Dutch brace for new Covid curbs

The Netherlands is set to tighten its partial lockdown on Friday to curb soaring coronavirus cases, as police prepared for possible new riots against the restrictions. Prime...

South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant: scientists

Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, blaming it for a surge in infection numbers. "Unfortunately we have...

Tourism numbers for the month of October

Optimism continues Willemstad, November 24, 2021 – The associations CHATA and CASHA publish monthly the hotel performance figures, as well as for smaller organizations, car...

First Dutch Covid rioters jailed

A Dutch judge jailed two people on Wednesday for throwing stones at police during riots in Rotterdam, in the first sentences concerning days of...

EU health agency calls for ‘urgent’ Covid measures

The European Union health agency on Wednesday called on member states to "urgently" introduce measures to reduce the potentially "very high burden" from Covid-19...

Baoase Luxury Resort: Best Luxury Resort in the Caribbean 2021

Baoase Luxury Resort has been voted the winner of the Best Luxury Resort in the Caribbean for the 2021 Caribbean Journal Readers’ Choice Awards. The...

Uber starts taking cannabis orders in Canada

Uber is riding high in Canada, announcing Monday it was starting to take orders for recreational cannabis -- along with munchies -- through its...

‘Explosive’ Covid riots paralyse France’s Guadeloupe

School cancelled, barricades on the street and pharmacies trashed: days of rioting against measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 have brought normal routines...



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