Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready

Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready

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Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready Source: Caribbean 360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday November 7, 2018 – The next time a natural disaster strikes, Jamaica will be better prepared. That’s because a US$285 million contingent loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will bolster the nation’s response efforts and help protect its public purse. […]

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Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury

Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury

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Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury Source: Caribbean 360   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday November 5, 2018 (IPS) – Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact […]

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The Best Carnivals In The Caribbean

The Best Carnivals In The Caribbean

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The Best Carnivals In The Caribbean Source: Culture Trip   The carnivals in the islands of the Caribbean are world-famous festivals that unite an explosion of music, food, dance and costume. Many of these galas occur before Lent and end on Ash Wednesday due to their religious origins, however over the years some have changed dates and […]

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Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes

Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes

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Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes Source: St. Lucia News Online   (CMC) – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) says it understands and acknowledges the concerns and anxieties of Jamaicans given the spate of earthquakes in the country and the wider Caribbean in the past two months. “Our partners in […]

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Dancehall meets Renewable Energy in Jamaica

Dancehall meets Renewable Energy in Jamaica

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Dancehall meets Renewable Energy in Jamaica Source: Caribbean 360   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday October 18, 2018 – A university student has emerged the winner of the Jamaica Solar Challenge, a competition that invited young people from across the country to create innovative communication projects and educate their communities about the benefits of renewable energy. Ryan Bent, […]

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