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Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

St Vincent: The Vincentian-born president of the Harvard Law Review, Michael Thomas, Jr., wants climate change to be seriously addressed. In delivering the keynote address Sunday at the gala Independence Anniversary Luncheon, marking St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ 39th Anniversary of Independence, at Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, Thomas said now that he’s on the verge of leaving law school, he’s been spending a lot of time thinking about what comes next. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

SOAKED TO THE BONE

Trinidad and Tobago: The twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago has begun to slowly recover from nearly a week of devastating floods that had so badly inundated some communities in east, central and the south of the island that people were forced to sleep on roofs, move out completely from waterlogged homes or had to be rescued by emergency services. Comment

Williams pays tribute to Mighty Shadow

Trinidad and Tobago: Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams Tuesday night paid tribute to legendary Trinidadian calypsonian the Mighty Shadow, who died Tuesday morning in his native land. He was 77. Comment

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Grenada: BUENOS AIRES, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) - Although their contribution to global warming is negligible, Caribbean nations are bearing the brunt of its impact. Climate phenomena are so devastating that countries are beginning to prepare not so much to adapt to the new reality, but to get their economies back on their feet periodically. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Barbados pitches climate change

Barbados: Having been whipped by the tail of Tropical Strom Kirk that caused much flooding and related damage to houses last week, Barbados is taking no chances and will shortly begin a number of disaster preparation exercises for residents and emergency workers. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018

Haiti: A new report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has identified Haiti among 39 countries where conflicts and extreme climate change threaten access to food. Comment

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