CDEMA, EU launch 11th EDF Natural Disaster Facility

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the European Union have launched the 11th EDF Natural Disaster Facility in the CARIFORUM Programme. This initiative...

UN chief warns of `point of no return’ on climate change

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been "utterly inadequate" so far and there is a...

BVI calls for rexamination of procurement to help SIDS recover after hurricanes

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Special Envoy Benito Wheatley has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement...

UNDP Blue Lab introduces Call for Solutions to challenges in the blue economy

UNDP Barbados & the OECS Blue Lab on Wednesday issued a first Call for Solutions to challenges in the blue economy. Until Dec. 9, innovators...

Canadian billionaire Calvin Ayre opens US$40M ‘green’ building in Antigua

Canadian billionaire Calvin Ayre has opened his global headquarters in Antigua – a US$40 million building, which he said will be home to various...

Saint Lucian civil society calls for action on climate change

On the eve of the start of this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP) 25 to be held in Madrid from December 1 to...

Barbados MP Marsha Caddle attends investment forum in US

The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will conduct its 21st Annual Invest Smart Caribbean 2019 Forum, which focuses on "Enabling Climate-Smart Resilient Investments: The...

US$15M Disaster Recovery and Environmental Resilience Project for Antigua

UNDP is launching a multi-million-dollar project in nine Caribbean countries, with generous support from the Government of Canada and the UK Department for International...

Damages and other impacts on Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian estimated at $3.4 billion: report

A new report estimates the total cost of the impacts and effects of Hurricane Dorian on The Bahamas at $3.4 billion, with hundreds dead...

We will proceed with climate agreement even without US – Gonsalves

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) led the world in ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change. It also helped that the most powerful industrial nation,...