November 12, 2019

Caribbean islands jolted by earthquake

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CMC From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked several Caribbean islands early Wednesday morning, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. SRC said that the quake, which occurred at 1:13 a.m. was located at Latitude 12.84 north, Longitude […]

Caribbean islands rattled by two earthquakes

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which occurred at 10:33 am (9:33 am Jamaica time) was the second tremor to hit the Caribbean on Friday after one with […]

St Lucian designer to be recognised at 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture Awards and Fashion Showcase

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – St Lucian designer Christine Samuel of Christy Creations has been nominated for the 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture- Award of Excellence- Fashion Innovation. Samuel has been recognised for her contribution to the fashion industry both in St Lucia and within the Region and was selected from among a large number […]

OECS 30 Under 30 Award Winner: How Johanan Dujon built an agricultural biotech company in St Lucia

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Reproduced courtesy of Kimron Corion Contributor to the Huffington Post – ‘How they did it Series’ Today on “How They Did It” I talk to 24 old year St Lucian entrepreneur Johanan Dujon. Founder of Algas Organics, the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company. We talk about his life as a physical education teacher and […]

UWI lecturer against the rise of businessmen-politicians in the Caribbean

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CMC, From Nation News KINGSTOWN – A University of the West Indies (UWI) lecturer is warning against the rise of the businessman-politician in the Caribbean identifying St Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and US President Donald Trump as examples of why businessmen as politicians are bad for society. Head of the Department of Government, Sociology […]

Climate scientists use forecasting tools to protect Caribbean ways of life

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By Zadie Neufville From Caribbean News Service KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug 7 2017 (IPS) – Since 2013, Jamaica’s Met Office has been using its Climate Predictability Tool (CPT) to forecast ‘below average’ rainfall or drought across the island. The tool has allowed this northern Caribbean island to accurately predict several dry periods and droughts, including its […]

Oliver Gobat murder – new hope

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Oliver Gobat murder: Family of ex-Adelaide businessman given new hope over barbaric St Lucia ‘hit’ By Andrew Hough, From The Advertiser Death in paradise — the unsolved murder of Oliver Gobat The family of a former Adelaide entrepreneur murdered in the Caribbean has fresh hope of a breakthrough, amid renewed efforts to solve the baffling […]

Dozens of illegal Haitian migrants discovered in St Martin

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From Caribbean News Now MARIGOT, St Martin — Police officers of French border control, Police aux Frontières (PAF), who suspected trafficking of migrants in Marigot Bay in the French part of the island of St Martin/St Maarten), discovered during a control operation conducted with support of Customs and the gendarmerie, that 52 illegal migrants, mostly […]

St Lucia PM rejects US criticism over extrajudicial killings probe – faults DPP’s office

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From Stabroek News St Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has rejected criticisms by the US that his government has failed to prosecute police for extrajudicial killings and laid the blame on the island’s Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). On January 12th, the US Embassy for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean issued […]

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By Francesca Infante From Daily Mail UK Hannah Defoe died after jumping into swimming pool at St Lucia hotel The 20-year-old’s heart stopped after being electrocuted, inquest heard Caribbean magistrates have ruled the student was unlawfully killed Hannah Defoe, 20, died in the swimming pool of a St Lucia hotel in July 2012 An England […]

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