February 20, 2024

CRFM advises fishers to be prepared for active 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Belize City, Friday, 22 July 2022 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is advising fishers and fishing communities across its seventeen (17) Member States to PREPARE and GET READY as we approach the peak of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Early preparation and understanding risks are key to reducing loss, damage and injury to fishers and their […]

NOAA predicts above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Ongoing La Niña, above-average Atlantic temperatures set the stage for busy season ahead Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year — which would make it the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season. NOAA’s outlook for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which extends from June […]

Caribbean hurricane season under review

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

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?

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

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 […]