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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

QUAKE SHAKES REGION

QUAKE SHAKES REGION

Trinidad and Tobago: For days, perhaps weeks, people across the Caribbean will be talking about Tuesday’s earthquake off the coast of Venezuela that was felt in tremor form as far north in the smaller Windward island like St. Lucia and as far south as Guyana and Suriname. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018

Salt water intrusion threatens Guyanese farmers

Guyana: PORT-OF-SPAIN, Aug 14 2018 (IPS) - Mikesh Ram would watch his rice crops begin to rot during the dry season in Guyana, because salt water from the nearby Atlantic Ocean was displacing freshwater from the Mahaica River he and other farmers used to flood their rice paddies. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Why the flooding in Grenada is a clear reminder of its vulnerability to climate change

Grenada: ST. GEORGE’S, Aug 8, 2018 (IPS) — Grenada is still tallying the damage after heavy rainfall last week resulted in “wide and extensive” flooding that once again highlights the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to climate change. Comment

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