November 13, 2019

Small island developing states in crisis

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By Stephen Fevrier From St Lucia Star As it relates to global emissions, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Brown has argued that the Caribbean community is disproportionately bearing the consequences of bad choices across the board by larger states. Extreme weather events threaten the future of the Caribbean. In response to a series of […]

Dominican musicians sue Caribbean Development Bank

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From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Three members of the local music industry, including the internationally renowned Gordon Henderson and Ophelia Marie, have filed a lawsuit against the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) seeking compensation for copyright infringement. The Dominica-based online publication DA Vibes said that the three, including writer McCarthy Marie, who is […]

Help’s on the way –Commonwealth to help Caribbean access Climate Change funds

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By Ravin Singh From Guyana Chronicle SUPPORT will be offered to Commonwealth Caribbean countries by the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations to assist in the process of accessing United Nations’ (UN) available funds to counter climate change.This was articulated by Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland during an interview with the Guyana Chronicle. An England resident, Scotland […]

Dominica hails UK leader’s aid package to Caribbean as “Godsend”

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From CARIBBEAN360 ROSEAU, Dominica, Friday October 2, 2015 – Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the multi-million-dollar aid package British Prime Minister Dave Cameron has announced for the Caribbean is a godsend for his country and the rest of the region. He declared yesterday that “God did not come, but He sent Dave Cameron” to […]

Cayman Islands Government sends aid to Dominica

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government has sent US$500,000 to the people of Dominica to help them in the struggle to recover from Tropical Storm Erika. The storm struck 27 August, 2015, triggering floods and mudslides, leaving at least 31 people dead and dozens of people missing. “I really do think this […]

C&W launches Dominica relief support campaign in Cayman Islands

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Cable & Wireless Communications has established a regional relief support campaign for the island of Dominica, following the devastation caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. Across the Caribbean and the Bahamas, customers can now simply Text the word “HELP” to a designated number to donate funds to the Dominica Relief Initiative: * TEXT […]

Tropical storm Erika: Dominica declares disaster and seeks aid

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From The Guardian UK Flooding and landslides kill at least 20 people and leave more than 50 missing on Caribbean island Rescue teams worked to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica on Sunday after tropical storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on […]

Tropical Storm Erika: At Least 2 Dead, Widespread Flooding Reported in Dominica; Florida Prepares For Possible Impacts

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By Sean Breslin From The Weather Channel Erika Lashes Leeward Islands Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari talks about the track of Tropical Storm Erika, and where it could be heading. Watch live webcams at www.earthcam.com Tropical Storm Erika has brought deadly flooding to parts of the Lesser Antilles, washing out roadways and collapsing at least one building. […]