Grenada to Begin German-Funded Climate Change Project in 2013

Above: St George’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will launch a climate change adaptation project in 2013, the government announced. The four-year plan, which is being funded by a grant from the German government to the tune […]


Haiti's Martelly Welcomes New Diplomats from US, Honduras and Germany

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Honduras Ambassador to Haiti Maria Eugenia Barrios Aleman. By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly accepted letters of credence Friday from the new ambassadors from Germany, the United States and Honduras. M […]


Grenada to Host UN Climate Workshop

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will host a United Nations environmental workshop next year, Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert announced. Grenada will be the first country in the western hemisphere to host such a meeting. “This workshop, which will be […]


Caribbean Nations Prepare for Durban

Above: Durban, South Africa By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean nations are preparing for the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa at the end of November. Small Island States like those in the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable to […]

Grenada, Germany Sign Climate Deal

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert signed a $6.89 million “concept agreement” for projects in climate change with the German government. The aims of the new programme are to deliver funds to local communities in Grenada […]

Germany Gives Grenada Climate Grant

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will receive a $7.1 million grant from the German government, as part of bilateral support for climate change adaptation projects. Environmental specialists from Germany were in Grenada Tuesday to meet with Environment Minister Joseph […]


UN Security Council Holds Elections, but No Caribbean Candidate

Above: the UN Security Council (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nine countries are campaigning for elections tomorrow to decide the five non-permanent seats on the Security Council during 2012-13. While the Latin America and Caribbean region will have […]

Bridgetown Named World Heritage Site

Above: Bridgetown and its colonial garrison (Barbados Government Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown, has been named by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, joining the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany and a Hiraizumi, Japan. Historic Bridgetown […]


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