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Caribbean Water Problem

The Caribbean Water Problem

 Solving the Caribbean Water Problem By Keith WhiteCJ Contributor As the drought within the Caribbean wears on, countries in the region face great risk, as their tourism-based economies rely heavily on clean, sustainable water sources – and that doesn’t even …

VIDEO: The Clear Water of Grand Case Beach, St Martin

 It’s one of the best beaches in the Caribbean you may not have heard of: Grand Case Beach, the long stretch of sand in the town of Grand Case St Martin. But what’s easily the most beautiful stretch is the …

VIDEO: The Water in Montego Bay, Jamaica

 It’s calm, it’s clear, it’s perfect. The waters of Montego Bay in Jamaica are simply lovely, particularly at the Half Moon resort, home to one of the nicest little stretches of beach on the whole islad. Here’s what it’s like:

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 There’s clear water and then there’s Bimini clear – this is the latter. And it’s one very good reason to visit Bimini in the Bahamas. We’ve been writing and publishing a lot of footage about Bimini of late, particularly its …

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 There’s something different about the water in Bimini. There is a different shade of blue — or is it that there are so many different shades of blue? Here on the waters of South Bimini, there is a stillness — and yet …

 There’s a reason Little Cayman is one of the greatest diving spots in all of the Caribbean: the water. It isn’t just clear — it’s impossibly transparent, a wondrous shade of turquoise and green and blue that will utterly captivate you, …

 Two new projects supported by the Caribbean Development Bank are aiming to ease water shortage problems on the island of St Lucia. The John Compton Dam Rehabilitation and the Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment projects will “help end acute water …

 A significant listing in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most expensive properties for sale in the Caribbean: Water Cay. The island, near Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, is listed for sale at $60 million with …

 Sugar Beach partners with Schiller Bikes By the Caribbean Journal staff Ever want to bike on water? Now you can. It’s the first partnership of its kind: St Lucia’s Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort has partnered with Schiller Bikes to …

 By Wayne CampbellOp-Ed Contributor “Providing sustainable access to improved drinking water sources is one of the most important things we can do to reduce disease” — World Health Organization Director General-Dr Margaret Chan The international community recently commemorated World Water …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be receiving a grant from the European Union for the country’s water sector, the government said this week. The grant, which is in the amount of just …

 Above: the Jimenoa River, Jarabacoa, Yaque del Norte Water Fund (Photo: The Nature Conservancy) By Erick F. CondeCJ Contributor Securing water supplies for communities has become a challenge for water managers across the world. In the Dominican Republic, 20% of …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is in what its government is describing as a “water crisis.” And the crisis, initially declared for the north of the island, has expanded to the entire country, as the …

 Above: the IDB By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development has approved a $25 million grant to fund a water management programme in Haiti’s Artibonite basin. The programme could reduce the amount of agricultural damages each year by around …

 Bonaire is a Caribbean oasis — small, calm and charming. Just a bit north of Venezuela, the Dutch Caribbean island has far more things to do than you’d expect on an island of just about 16,000 people. Of course, here, the …

 Above: the first batch of pipe By the Caribbean Journal staff Workers have begun laying pipe on the Portmore Pipeline Project, a plan to improve the delivery of potable water to communities in the eastern portion of Jamaica’s St Catherine. …

 Above: the countryside in Las Marias, PR By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño announced today the investment of $51.5 million in a plan to improve the quality of drinking water in Las Marias. The second phase …

 Above: Linden By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has begun work on the $12.3 million Linden Water Supply and Rehabilitation Programme, a project funded through an Inter-American Development Bank Loan. According to Programme Manager Omar Bissoon, the large-scale rehabilitation works …