Jamaican Scientist Seeks Approval for Covid-19 Herbal Cure

“It is quite clear that the novel drug Caflanone could be a game changer in the fight against COVID-19,” Dr Lowe said yesterday. “If this is achieved it could bring not only relief for the millions of sufferers of COVID-19, but also identify Jamaica as a country where scientific and medical innovation can flourish, as well as create great wealth for the country.”

UWI to Caribbean govts: Reduce US $6bn food import bill now

Ricky Ramdhan stands near his produce at the Namdevco farmers' market in Chaguanas. - Vashti Singh Experts at the University of the West Indies are urging Caribbean countries to invest more in ensuring regional food security. Putting the price tag for importing food at US $6 billion, Dr Wayne Ganpat, dean of the Faculty of … Continue reading UWI to Caribbean govts: Reduce US $6bn food import bill now

COVID-19 AND THE IMPACT OF RACIAL CAPITALISM IN THE CARIBBEAN

Nirmal Maraj and Dylan Kerrigan “Racial capitalism” is a brutal socio-economic system. Regionally across the small islands nations and countries of the Caribbean the scars of this system are everywhere. They include the collision of colonialism and capitalism and the legacies of exploitation and dependency that emerged from centuries of structural racism. These include; the transhistorical … Continue reading COVID-19 AND THE IMPACT OF RACIAL CAPITALISM IN THE CARIBBEAN

Lockdown Without Palliative Amount To Hunger, WHO Tells Poor Countries

By Joel Ajayi, aljazirahnews.com The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised the governments of developing countries imposing lockdown restrictions to their citizens to provide palliatives for their citizens to enable them to comply.  WHO’s Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus,  stated this on Monday  at a press briefing in Geneva saying that ‘How do you survive on lockdown … Continue reading Lockdown Without Palliative Amount To Hunger, WHO Tells Poor Countries