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In the Bahamas, a Look at Climate Change

 Above: Minister of State, Ministry of Environment Phenton Neymour (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) More than 100 experts are gathering in the Bahamas to discuss the importance of climate change education for small island developing states at the UNESCO Conference on Climate …

Following UNESCO Nod, a Serious Look at Culture in Barbados

 Above: St. James Parish Church After last week’s announcement that Bridgetown and its garrison had been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Barbados Culture Minister Stephen Lashley said he hoped that heritage and culture would “be taken a bit more …

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 …