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Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Nature Conservancy Partnering

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has teamed up with the Nature Conservancy with the goal of creating a more resilient Caribbean. The organizations have signed an agreement to protect the environment and promote tourism sustainability. “It’s a perfect …

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In Jamaica, a New Global Center for Tourism Resilience

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor World leaders, legislators and academics from around the world convened in Montego Bay, Jamaica last week to commemorate the opening of The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center. The GTRCM is a first-of-its-kind tourism resource …

A New Way to Live in Belize

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It might just be the hottest destination in the Caribbean – with surging arrivals, an array of new hotels and the kind of “it” factor vibe that comes from a special combination of exclusivity and adventure. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another high-profile tourism conference is coming to the island of Jamaica. Jamaica is set to host the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas in September, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. The summit will …

 Belize will strengthen the climate resilience of its energy sector with the help of an $8 million grant from the Global Environment Facility . The World Bank Board of Directors approved the grant this week. “A major concern we often …

 Above: Finance and Planning Minister, Dr Peter Phillips (left), and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Country Representative for Jamaica, Therese Turner-Jones By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is getting a boost to its efforts to improve its resilience to climate change. …

 Above: remnants of an old pier and mangrove being inundated by rising sea level at Grenville Bay, Grenada (Photo: Marjo Aho) By Vera AgostiniCJ Contributor A FEW weeks ago, I attended the Global Forum on Community Resilience in Cali, Colombia, hosted …

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is receiving new funding from the Inter-American Development Bank to improve the country’s resilience to climate change. The funding includes a $10 million “highly” concessionary loan and a $7,895,000 grant …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor FOLLOWING THE AFTERMATH of the 2010 earthquake, some of the news headlines read “Haitians Resilient Despite Disasters” or “Haitians Resilient Amid Destruction.” Haiti has experienced a longstanding history of significant issues with environmental calamites, poverty, political …