Saturday, February 24, 2018

Climate Change

BAHAMAS – IDB loan to enhance coastal risk management

With a US$35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Bahamas will seek to build the country’s resilience to coastal risks through...

GUYANA – Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent category five hurricanes, Irma...

DOMINICA – Commonwealth Secretary-General pledges to challenge development assistance rules

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has promised to ramp up advocacy for the reform of development assistance rules which member states say are restricting aid...

COMMENTARY – Small states must insist on rights to Climate Change compensation

By Sir Ronald Sanders Caribbean small states should be readying themselves for a major joint push to make the 23rd session of the Conference of...

GUYANA – CARICOM to hold major donor conference in the United States

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will hold a High-level Donor Conference on November 20-21 at UN...

ST KITTS – Dr Jimmy Fletcher speaks on climate change

Dr Jimmy Fletcher, Alumnus of the prestigious UK Chevening Scholarship scheme and former Minister for Sustainable Development in St Lucia, has during the past...

BARBADOS – Concerns over Adaptation Fund funding

With the Caribbean still reeling from the destruction left behind by category five Hurricanes Irma and Maria, concerns have been raised about sourcing additional...

ST MARTIN – Non-profit organization takes steps to help birds following hurricanes

The Les Fruits de Mer association will be giving out bird feeders for free this Thursday from noon to 3 p.m. Just like people, St....

ANTIGUA – PM Browne criticizes U.S. President for Paris decision

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement is “the most backward decision” that the U.S. government “has...

GUYANA – Spain signals commitment to post-hurricane economic recovery in CARICOM

Spain has responded positively to the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) advocacy for resilient reconstruction of its Member States devastated by recent hurricanes. Newly accredited Ambassador of...