November 21, 2019

“Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat”

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Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat Port of Spain, January 11, 2019 – To enhance awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries sectors of Anguilla and Montserrat, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has engaged fisherfolk, dive and tour operators and coastal […]

Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee to welcome clerk from the Isle of Man

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The Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will welcome a clerk from the Isle of Man from 7-17 January 2019. The attachment is part of the UK Overseas Territories Project (UKOTP), a three-year project on public financial oversight delivered in partnership by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK (CPA UK), the UK National Audit Office (NAO) […]

Why Brexit could boost Independence bids by Britain’s last colonies in Caribbean

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From Sputnik News Britain still owns several islands in the Caribbean and there are concerns about how they will be affected by Brexit. Sputnik spoke to the former Prime Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Next week British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit her Brexit deal to Parliament but the chances of it being passed seem […]

Five Caribbean hotels reopening this month

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 7, 2018: It’s been over a year since the horrific hurricanes of 2017, but some top Caribbean hotels are now starting to reopen.Check out the ones opening this December 2018, in time for the winter season. Le Sereno, St. Barths – reopened on December 1st Belmond La Samanna, Saint […]

Burst of 54 quakes felt in Leeward Islands

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies Saturday said that a burst of 54 earthquakes occurred north of St Kitts during a 21-hour period. The biggest had a magnitude of 4.1. In a brief statement, […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court introduces e-Litigation system

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From Jamaica Observer CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is implementing an Integrated Electronic Litigation (e-Litigation) system within all courts in all the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) for the electronic management of cases. It said that the new system, which is being implemented through the Office of […]

Disaster training in Anguilla, Bahamas, TCI

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From ECLAC ECLAC ensures Caribbean countries are better equipped to deal with disasters Three Caribbean countries will benefit from disaster training workshops over the last quarter of this year. Between October and December 2018, a team of experts from the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, led […]

Caribbean Tourism: Complacency puts Caribbean people and economies at risk

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By Erik Grimaldi From World Tourism Wire Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness seriously, stating to do otherwise would put the people and regional economies at risk. Speaking in Paris, France, during a discussion organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

Trinidad and Tobago Floods: OECS primes to share disaster mitigation knowledge

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Monday, October 22, 2018 — Trinidad and Tobago: In the wake of the devastating flooding which has inundated parts of the nation and left thousands stranded, the OECS Commission has expressed its readiness to share its disaster mitigation knowledge with the people and Government of the twin island state. Speaking from the OECS Heads of […]

New reports on vulnerability and readiness to adapt to climate change in the Anguilla and Montserrat fisheries sectors

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Port of Spain, October 12, 2018 – New reports from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) highlight key vulnerabilities and identify priorities and readiness for adaptation to climate change in the fisheries sector of the UK Overseas Territories, Anguilla and Montserrat. The vulnerability assessment report – based on participatory three-dimensional modelling (P3DM) that captured local […]