Climate Change: A threat to region’s economic growth and reducing income inequality

By Eduardo Cavallo | Bridget Hoffmann | A silver lining that has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic is that CO2 emissions have decreased dramatically during...

Walcott: SIDS severely impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

By Desmond Brown Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Jerome Walcott said his country Barbados ⁠— one of the Small Island Developing States...

COVID-19 could put SAMOA Pathway implementation and Agenda 2030 in jeopardy

By Desmond Brown While Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have so far managed to contain severe outbreaks in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the social and...

Antigua and Barbuda asks for UN’s help to seek debt forgiveness from Paris Club

By Desmond Brown Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne on Wednesday called on the United Nations to assist with its appeal to the...

2020 hurricane season will be more active than normal – CSU forecasters

A few weeks before the official start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, forecasters at the US-based Colorado State University are warning that the...

Hurricane season 2020 an a COVID-19 environment

The Barbados government has plans to increase the number of hurricane shelters available to the public in order to maintain social distancing protocols as...

Barbados gov’t congratulates Riley on her appointment

The Government of Barbados has congratulated Elizabeth Riley on her appointment as the Acting Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency effective May...

Elizabeth Riley appointed Executive Director (Acting) of CDEMA

The Chairman of the Council of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Ralph Higgs, has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Riley as Executive...

New led energy-efficient streetlights to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in St....

The St. Kitts Electricity Company Ltd (SKELEC) began installing new Light-Emitting Diode (LED) energy-efficient streetlights on Monday, under the Street and Floodlight Retrofit Project...

Alquimi Renewables and Island Growers launching 1st climate resistant greenhouse farms in the Caribbean

Alquimi Renewables, LLC (“Alquimi”) and its farming operations group Island Growers, announce the first 100% climate resistant greenhouse farm operations in the Caribbean region. ...