Topic Tag: COVID-19

Arrive, People, Science, Trinidad and Tobago

Tonya Villafana: “I never worked so hard in my life” | Own words

T&T-born Tonya Villafana on her love for science, her work developing a COVID-19 vaccine at AstraZeneca, and keeping grounded in mid-pandemic — as told to Marvin Espinoza

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Engage, Business

Finding your island home | The Deal

Even during the time of COVID-19, Caribbean real estate remains an attractive investment for international buyers — especially through Citizenship by Investment programmes. Natalie Dookie learns more

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Immerse, Travel, Business, Aruba, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Jamaica, The Bahamas

Telecommuting island-style | The Deal

A handful of Caribbean countries have made it easy for international professionals to work remotely from balmy tropical climes. Natalie Dookie gives the details

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Immerse, Business

The COVID strategy | The Deal

The COVID-19 pandemic has already taken a heavy toll on Caribbean economies, and small businesses have been hardest hit. What can they do to survive the crisis? Natalie Dookie talks to experts in Jamaica, T&T, and Suriname for advice on how to grapple with both risks and opportunities

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Current Issue, Embark

Read the July/August 2020 digital issue!

Read or download the first ever digital-only issue of Caribbean Beat magazine! All new for July/August 2020

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Need to know | Event calendar (Jul/Aug 2020)

Essential info to help you make the most of July and August — even in the middle of a pandemic

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Embark, Food and Cuisine

Cooking alone together | Cookup

Meals are an age-old way to bring people together, writes Franka Philip. But in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, with so many foodies quarantined or practicing social isolation, social media has become even more important as a way to share recipes, ideas, and a sense of community

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Arrive, Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Cuba, Curacao, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago

The Caribbean we love | Round trip

The world’s best beaches, stunning mountains, forests, and waterfalls, vibrant culture, delectable cuisine — there are many reasons the Caribbean is one of the world’s most desired tourism destinations. The global COVID-19 pandemic brought many travel plans to a halt, temporarily — but as lives gradually return to normal, it’s once again possible to plan for your dream vacation. When you’re ready to head out and experience the world, the islands of the Caribbean will be ready to greet you

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