CEEN News to air on SportsMax nightly, to provide COVID-19 updates

By March 27, 2020

COVID-19 is making the world a bigger place with travel lockdowns and the attendant difficulties with getting a proper picture of the situation, especially in regions like the Caribbean.

In fact, there are many Caribbean nationals either trying to get home or ensuring their loved ones keep safe at a time when a virus is threatening to cripple the world economy and kill many in the process.

CEEN News, a cable news network owned by SportsMax in Jamaica and shown in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, is helping to bridge the divide for millions of persons from the diaspora with CEEN Caribbean News at 8pm.

For those in the Caribbean who want to know what is happening, CEEN Caribbean News will be aired nightly on SportsMax as well.

"CEEN News is sharing the nightly news with our viewers on SportsMax to satisfy their need for information about how individual islands are battling this highly infectious disease," said George Davis, Executive Producer at SportsMax and CEEN.

"We believe in accurate, timely information and are committed to playing our part as the most-watched sports network in this part of the world," he said.

As has become par for the course, CEEN Caribbean News, provides nightly updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, paying specific attention to the region.

According to Davis, every night on CEEN is chock-full of information on the spread of the virus in the Caribbean, including reporting on new infections, treatment of existing cases and deaths in all the countries around the region.

Tonight, for instance, CEEN Caribbean goes global and intends to speak to a Jamaican living in Italy, a country which is almost in a neck and neck race with the United States as the epicenter of the virus.

For those who cannot watch on TV, they can watch on the app which is available in the Playstore or Appstore. Viewers in the diaspora can stream live at CEEN's website.


Paul-Andre Walker

Paul-Andre is the Managing Editor at SportsMax.tv. He comes to the role with almost 20 years of experience as journalist. That experience includes all facets of media. He began as a sports Journalist in 2001, quickly moving into radio, where he was an editor before becoming a news editor and then an entertainment editor with one of the biggest media houses in the Caribbean.

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