Pacific Islands Forum triggers mechanism for regional cooperation

Pacific Islands Forum triggers mechanism for regional cooperation
Rebecca Howard
Pacific Island nations have triggered a mechanism for regional cooperation as concerns ratchet up that covid-19 will have dire consequences for those developing economies.Nations across the pacific have been locking down, imposing curfews and closing borders in a bid to keep covid-19 out.  The hit will come as tourism grinds to a halt and remittances decline.  “We believe tourism-dependent countries, such as Pacific islands, are facing substantial pressure from strict travel restrictions,” Anthony Walker, a sovereign analyst at S&...

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