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IDB offers TT$5 million to aid CARPHA’s Covid-19 battle

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will benefit from a US$750,000 (TT$5.1 million) grant to assist its regional health response to the Covid-19 pandemic, after the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a payment for that purpose. The grant was financed by the IDB Japan Special Fund, which was established by …

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To Japan with love: disaster before dishonor

Friday 20 May 4.30pm, City Gate, Port of Spain: A red-band maxi pulls into an empty space. People push, shove and elbow; human nature… expected and even accepted! 21 September, 6.00pm news report, Karachi, Pakistan: a Pakistani air force helicopter hovers overhead, casting rations to marooned flood victims. People scuffle …

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