November 21, 2019

Montserrat: OECS congratulates Premier Taylor-Farrell on election victory

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Statement from the OECS Commission Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends warm congratulations to Premier Easton Taylor-Farrell on the victory of his party at the just concluded national elections in Montserrat. Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules, welcomed the newly elected Premier stating, “I […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court launches Mediation Public Education Campaign

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ECSC – an Institution of the OECS Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Dominica Circuit launched the Court’s Connected Mediation Public Education 2019 and Beyond Programme on Friday, October 4, with support from the Canadian-funded Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The purpose of the media launch was to sensitize the media, […]

Fisherfolk organisations in Anguilla and Montserrat receive small grants to build climate resilience

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Port of Spain, October 7, 2019 – The Anguilla Fisherfolk Association (AFFA) and the Montserrat Fishing and Boaters Association (MFBA) were both recently awarded small grants by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) totalling US$24,000 to support practical action projects that demonstrate ecosystem stewardship to improve climate resilience and livelihoods in Anguilla and Montserrat. The […]

New case study highlights readiness of the Anguilla and Montserrat fisheries sectors to adapt to climate change

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Port of Spain, July 22, 2019 – A new case study from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) highlights key findings and priorities for institutional strengthening to improve readiness to adapt to climate change in the fisheries sectors of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, Anguilla and Montserrat. The fisheries sectors in Anguilla and Montserrat are […]

Anguilla and Montserrat strengthen capacity to mainstream climate change adaptation in their fisheries sectors

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Port of Spain, Trinidad – With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season mere weeks away, many Caribbean islands are already bracing for the possibility of being hit by a tropical storm or hurricane. One sector which has been particularly hard hit is the fisheries sector. Damage to important fisheries infrastructure and assets such as jetties, […]

Montserrat stakeholders launch video on fisheries and climate change

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Launch of video highlighting Montserrat voices and perspectives on climate change and the fisheries sector Port of Spain, May 10, 2019 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI), in collaboration with Montserrat stakeholders, have created a new video entitled “Our Changing Fisheries: Voices from Montserrat”. It features local voices and perspectives from fisherfolk and other […]

“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 […]

British Empire 2.0? Defence Sec vows to put UK bases in Caribbean & Asia in post-Brexit expansion

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From Preston Business Review British Empire 2.0? Defence Sec vows to put UK bases in Caribbean & Asia in post-Brexit expansion UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has given a wildly optimistic interview, in which he harked back to the historic influence enjoyed by Britain, and promised to build two foreign military bases “in a couple […]

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 […]

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 […]