October 23, 2019

Sargassum seaweed clean-up costs Caribbean US$120 million

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – The unprecedented levels of sargassum seaweed that washed up on Caribbean beaches in 2018 resulted in estimated clean-up costs of US$120 million, according to Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Hon. Edmund Bartlett. In addition to costly removal, tourism […]