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Haiti Still Faces “Humanitarian Emergency” From Cholera

 Above: the UN’s Pedro Medrano Rojas (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti’s cholera problems may not be receiving as much media attention of late, the country still faces a humanitarian emergency, according to Pedro Medrano Rojas, …

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 …

Haiti Breaks Ground on Disaster Response Facilities in Miragoâne

 Above: Miragoane (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Emergency Operations Centre in Haiti’s Miragoâne broke ground this week, a facility that will include a disaster relief warehouse and a fire station. The project is the product …

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 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s State of Emergency and 11PM to 4AM curfew will remain in place until so advised by the security agencies, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced today after a …