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CJI Conversation: Jason Erickson of TSG Water Resources

It’s the most essential part of any hotel or resort project in the Caribbean: the water plant.  Plainly, hotels and resorts can’t exist without the necessary water infrastructure — and developing it can be particularly challenging in island environments.  For years, […]


St Lucia Gets European Union Grant for Water Sector

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 […]

The Caribbean's First Water Funds

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


A Water Crisis in St Lucia?

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 […]


Haiti: IDB Approves $25 Million Grant For Water Project

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 […]

Five Fun Things to Do In (or On) the Water in Bonaire

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 […]

Jamaica Begins Laying Pipe for Major Water Project in Portmore

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. […]


Puerto Rico Governor Fortuño Launches Water Project in Las Marias

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 […]

Guyana Begins Work on $12.3 Million Water Supply Project in Linden

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 […]

Guyana and Japan Meet on Water, Mining

Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo met Tuesday with Japanese Ambassador Tatsuaki Iwata to discuss the finalisation of several projects, including rehabilitation works on the East Demerara Water Conservancy. According to Iwata, the two also discussed the possibility of future collaboration between […]


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