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Disaster Risk Reduction in the Caribbean

By George Nicholson and Nnyeka Prescod Op-Ed Contributors In the economic sphere an act, a habit, an institution or a law produces not only one effect, but a series of effects. Of these effects, the first alone is immediate; it […]

Barbados Preps Agriculture for Hurricanes

Above: a cane field in Barbados With the hurricane season officially under way in June, Barbados’ Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management is working to ensure the island’s food and fisheries infrastructure are secure in the event […]

St Vincent and the Grenadines Gets Loan For Road Upgrades

Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines will soon receive a $9.05 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank for upgrades to the country’s road network. The funding will target two major […]

St Vincent and the Grenadines to Receive $6.4M IMF Disbursement

Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has approved a $6.4 million disbursement to St Vincent and the Grenadines, the organization announced Friday. The funding will be drawn from a Rapid […]

Dominica, European Commission Sign $9.5 Million Agreement

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica has signed a $9.5 million financing agreement with the European Commission. The agreement falls under the Natural Disasters Remedial and Mitigation Measures Infrastructure, according to the government. […]

Op-Ed: The Five Pieces of Haiti’s Puzzle

By Joshua Paul, MD Op-Ed Contributor In the wake of Haiti’s devastating earthquake of January 2010, scores of NGOs, charities and disaster experts flocked to the country in a valiant effort to conquer the chaos. Former United States President Bill […]

Haiti’s Camp Residents Seek Solutions As Money to Clean Latrines Disappears

Above: Champ de Mars, Port-au-Prince AS INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS in Haiti begin their drawdown, millions earmarked for cleaning latrines departs with them, while those in the country’s camps seek answers. With support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism in Haiti, Phares […]


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