October 23, 2019

Caribbean hurricane season under review

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By Brigitte Leoni From Relief Web REPORT from UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction GENEVA, 22 March, 2018 – A comprehensive review on how early warning systems performed in the Caribbean during the record-breaking 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season will highlight in particular how men and women were affected differently by events. The report will be […]

Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

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From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies. Responding to Member of Parliament for Central Kingston Ronald Thwaites, who pointed to the need for such a vessel […]

The Editor Speaks: Do you believe in statistics?

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If you are a politician with an election brewing and statistics show the cost of living is improving you believe them if you are the government and tout them for all your are worth. If on the other hand you are the government opposition, backbenchers, or whatever you want to call them, wannabee MLA’s who […]

Atlantic hurricane season officially starts with warning

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From Caribbean 360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday June 1, 2016 – Today marks the start of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season and despite predictions of an average hurricane season, residents of the Caribbean are being told there could be more hurricane activity this year than in the past five years. The caution came from climatologist with […]