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Barbados Is Launching New Travel Protocols

 Barbados is launching a new set of travel protocols in May, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes a series of changes applying to fully vaccinated travelers, set to take effect May 8.  The country has approved the AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer …

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St Maarten Airport Opens On-Site Testing Center

 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport has launched a new on-site test center for travelers, officials said this week. The new center is the product of a collaboration with the local Health Care Laboratory Services in St Maarten.  Departing passengers …

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This Top Caribbean Boutique Hotel Has a New Testing Program

 One of the Caribbean’s leading hotels has added a new on-site testing program, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Secret Bay hotel in Dominica is now providing PCR tests for guests for $40 per person, according to a statement from the …

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 AMResorts has launched a new on-site testing program at its properties, including those in the Caribbean.  Private hospital network Hospiten will be administering the tests, which can be scheduled at each resort by the concierge.  The tests help guests comply …

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 Jamaica’s Couples Resorts brand has launched an on-site testing program at its all-inclusive resorts on the island.  All of Couples’ four resorts, Couples Tower Isle, Couples Swept Away, Couples Negril, and Couples Sans Souci, are offering free onsite rapid testing …

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 Visitors to St Maarten can now provide antigen test results to comply with the island’s entry requirements.  United States visitors can supply any non-home administered antigen tests, performed within 48 hours prior to departure.  For those who wish to take …

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 Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan is now offering PCR tests for all passengers, the airport announced this week.  The program, done in partnership with CMT Group, will offer PCR testing for all travelers coming in …

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 Turks and Caicos has expanded its testing capacity for travelers who need to meet the CDC’s new requirements.  The destination says it has “exponentially increased” its testing facilities in response to the new CDC order, which requires all travelers returning …

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 The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island resort has launched a complimentary testing program for guests returning to the United States, the property said.  The resort, which officially reopened in December, will be providing onsite, complimentary rapid antigen testing for up to …

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 American Airlines is adding Costa Rica to its newly-announced pre-flight testing program, the company said this week.  The plan will begin on Oct. 15 at Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport.  In the next few weeks, American Airlines will be launching a …

 Above: Kelly-Ann Baptiste (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste is reportedly the latest Caribbean sprinter to fail a test for a banned substance. Baptiste, a native of Scarborough, Tobago, failed the test ahead …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is “confident” that it will pass the first quarterly test under its Extended Fund Facility Agreement with the International Monetary Fund, according to Minister Horace Dalley. The country’s first quarterly …