Daily Archives: 02/21/2022

GUYANA: Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030: perspectives- ZOOM- 24th February 2022 – Moray House Trust

You are warmly invited to join the second Moray House Trust panel for 2022:

Title:             The Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030: perspectives

Date:             Thursday 24th February 2022

Time:             5.00 PM Guyana
                       4.00 PM EST
                       9.00 PM London

GUYANA: Foreign companies dominate the International Energy Conference and Expo

– Ram says high costs per booth chase away local businesses

The inaugural International Energy Conference and Expo wrapped up last week with the international firms taking centre stage and the few local companies that participated saying that they were encouraged by the exposure and links created during the four-day event.

Guyana’s First Lady, Arya Ali and Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley cut the ceremonial ribbon to declare the International Energy Expo open, in the presence of President Irfaan Ali, President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Suriname Head-of-State, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Guyana’s Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Anthony Phillips and other high level officials.

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COVID: Dominican Republic first Caribbean country to drop COVID restrictions

The masks are off! Dominican Republic becomes first country in Latin America to drop ALL of its COVID restrictions

  • Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader announced the cancellation of all coronavirus restrictions Wednesday
  • No other country in the Latin America region has eliminated all of its preventive measures  
  • Abinader said it will no longer be a requirement to present COVID-19 passports for public places
  • Face mask use is no longer obligatory and social distancing measures have been eliminated
  • The Caribbean island has reported 4,352 deaths and 570,636 total cases 
Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader announced Wednesday the end of COVID-19 restrictions. The country is the first in the Latin America region to do away with the mandatory use of face masks, COVID-19 passports and social distancing measures

President Luis Abinader

The Dominican Republic became the first country in the Latin America region to scrap all of its COVID-19 restrictions – as infections dwindle despite barely half the nation being vaccinated.

President Luis Abinader announced the suspension of the preventive measures while addressing the Caribbean nation Wednesday evening- February 16, 2022.          Continue reading

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