August 14, 2020

Be prepared this Hurricane Season at the National Museum!

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Strengthening regional readiness – Caribbean prepares for 2019 Hurricane Season

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REPORT from International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies ♪ Water come inna mi roomHuh huh!Mi sweep out some with mi broomDi likkle dog laugh to see such funAnd di dish run away with the spoon ♪ It was catchy, it was humorous, it was enjoyed by persons as far as Nicaragua, however, it […]

Caribbean 2017 Hurricane Season: an evidence-based assessment of the Early Warning System

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From Relief Web REPORT from World Meteorological Organization Foreword The 2017 hurricane season in the Caribbean was unprecedented. High-powered, high impact hurricanes, including Irma and Maria, left a path of destruction, infrastructure damage and casualties in more than a dozen territories in the region. Without forecasts and warnings, the tragic loss of life would have been […]

Caribbean: PAHO signs agreement with Development Bank to focus on mental health ahead of Hurricane Season

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From teleSUR TV “Strengthening social and individual resilience is, and always should be, a key component of any response to disasters,” said Monica La Bennett. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed an accord to improve the capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in the Caribbean as part […]

2018 Hurricane Message from Cayman Islands’ Premier

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2018 Hurricane Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Hurricane Season is upon us once again and it is my prayer that we keep in mind the many lessons we have learned over the years as major storms wreaked havoc in our sister British Overseas Territories last year and our own Islands in […]

Another brutal Hurricane Season in store for the Caribbean, U.S. and Canada this 2018

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By Eul Basa From NARCITY Brace yourselves. After a devastating 2017 hurricane season which featured three of the costliest tropical systems in history, meteorologists predict that 2018 will be just as nightmarish. Researchers at the Colorado State University have released their preliminary seasonal forecast, as this year’s hurricane season is just two months away. Typically, hurricane seasons […]

Trinidad: Regional scientists to present 1.5 report at Caribbean Climate Change Conference

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Port-of-Spain: October 8, 2017: When scientists and researchers meet in Trinidad at the International Climate Change Conference for the Caribbean this week, it will be in the aftermath of the devastation wrought in the region by successive monster storms in the current 2017 Hurricane Season. The conference, which is being hosted by the Caribbean Community Climate […]

The Editor Speaks: Hurricane season officially over and Cayman Thanksgiving Day

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It is very appropriate to have Cayman Islands Thanksgiving Day on the first Sunday in December. It follows the end of the Hurricane Season and this year we have a LOT of thanksgiving. This is the third Cayman Thanksgiving (although it started in 2010) and it hasn’t really taken off. One would have thought all […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands’ Free Actor’s Workshop to Take Place Local actors can participate in a free workshop taking place on Saturday 21 May at 2 p.m., at the Harquail Studio Theatre, as part of CayFilm. Participants ages 16 and up, will learn from CayFilm Festival Director Tony Mark. The workshop will focus specifically on screen acting, […]

First look at 2016 Hurricane Season: unusually big question marks

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Even more than one might expect, the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up with both high- and low-end possibilities, based on preliminary thoughts released Thursday by a team at Colorado State University. The CSU project, founded by Dr. William Gray with Dr. Phil Klotzbach now serving as lead […]