October 30, 2020

Building climate resilience in coastal communities of the Caribbean

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By Zadie Neufville From IPS NEGRIL, Jamaica, Aug 24 2017 (IPS) – Ceylon Clayton is trying to revive a sea moss growing project he and friends started a few years ago to supplement their dwindling earnings as fishermen. This time, he has sought the support of outsiders and fishermen from neighbouring communities to expand the […]

Destination of the week

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St Patrick’s Day in the Caribbean Montserrat By Mary Barber From Independent IE The Caribbean island of Montserrat stamps visitors’ passports with a picture of a shamrock to illustrate how many of its citizens have Irish ancestry ‘ST PATRICK’S village was wiped out,” said our guide James ‘Scriber’ Daley. “The volcano took everything. Our homes […]

Montserrat – Pompeii of the Caribbean

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Welcome to Montserrat-the modern day Pompeii of the Caribbean … Abandoned Spaces From The Vintage News In the West Indies, there is a tiny Caribbean island called Montserrat, nicknamed The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean, but also in the same poetic note “The Pompeii of the Caribbean .” The British colonized the little island in […]