Stark Warning Issued To Caribbean Concerning Climate Change

This 2016 photo shows erosion along the beach in Annotto Bay, St Mary, due to high waves. A warning has been issued to governments across the Caribbean, including Jamaica, to do more to make countries resilient to climate change as there is a price to pay if nothing is done. According to a report commissioned [...]

By | 2017-05-19T14:14:50+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

CARICOM Spotlights Energy: Citizens Urged To Support Efforts

The painting by Candice Henry of Trinidad and Tobago, which placed second in CARICOM Energy Week art and photo competition last year. THE CARIBBEAN Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is this month drawing public attention to the energy realities of the region while helping individuals to identify how to better conserve while cutting costs. They are doing [...]

By | 2016-11-10T17:44:25+00:00 November 10th, 2016|

Caribbean urged to make full use of Green Climate Fund

The cost of energy in the Caribbean is the highest in the world, according to the Caribbean Development Bank, but governments have increasingly been pushing renewable sources of energy, like these solar-powered road on Highway 2000 in Jamaica. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) - A senior official of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says the operationalising [...]

By | 2015-01-06T20:36:22+00:00 May 30th, 2014|

Guyana Says PetroCaribe Provides Significant Benefits

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds says Guyana has benefitted significantly from the Venezuelan oil initiative, PetroCaribe, launched in 2005. Hinds, speaking during a programme on the state-owned National Communications Network, said the initiative came at a time when many Caribbean countries were having difficulties purchasing petroleum given the high prices on the world market. Under the [...]

By | 2013-05-28T11:20:32+00:00 May 28th, 2013|