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Daily Carib Brief: Ziggy Marley Releases New Book, ‘Bob Marley: Portrait of the Legend’
September 17, 2020
CARICOM
In response to COVID pandemic Caricom leaders agree to regional travel bubble
Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders have taken a major step towards resuscitating the coronavirus (COVID-19) challenged travel and tourism sectors with agreement to institute a travel bubble among member and associated members states, according to a statement issued here by the Guyana-based Caricom Secretariat.
US Secretary of State scheduled to visit two Caribbean countries
The United States Secretary of State, Michael R Pompeo, is scheduled to visit two Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries as part of a trip to four countries this week, according to a statement issued by the US State Department.
Jamaican innovator introduces SmartTerm in local schools
Jamaican Shamir Saddler is hoping to help schools improve their educational and administrative processes on October 5, as distance learning will become the reality for tens of thousands of students.
Ziggy Marley releases new book, ‘Bob Marley: Portrait of the Legend’
In honor of Bob Marley’s seventy-fifth birthday, his son Ziggy released a glorious oversized book that collects more than 150 photographs that celebrate the life and influence of the forefather of reggae
Haitian-American Pyer Moss founder wins top fashion award
Kerby Jean-Raymond is a Haitian-American fashion designer and founder of the menswear label Pyer Moss. He received two fashion awards in two days.
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The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind. Barbadians want a Barbadian head of state. This the ultimate statement of confidence in who we are and what we are capable of achieving.”
Statement by Dame Sandra Mason – Governor General of Barbados
CORONAVIRUS – Hints For Protection
“For most persons with COVID-19 illness, isolation and precautions can generally be discontinued 10 days after symptom onset and resolution of fever for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medications, and with improvement of other symptoms.”
“For people who have tested positive but don’t have symptoms, “isolation and other precautions can be discontinued 10 days after the date of their first positive RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.” CDC
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