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Jamaicans Called To Action As Island Ratifies Paris Agreement

With the ink barely dry on Jamaica’s ratification of the historic Paris Agreement, Jamaicans have been reminded of the need for deliberate and coordinated action, toward the island’s climate-resilience agenda. “As a country, climate change affects us all in a big way more intense storms and...

Disease Burden Growing as Vector Insects Adapt to Climate Change

There were surprised gasps when University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor John Agard told journalists at an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in late November 2016 that mosquitoes were not only living longer, but were “breeding in septic tanks underground”. For many, it...

Strong Earthquake Jolts St Kitts

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rocked St. Kitts and Nevis early Monday, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unit said the tremor was recorded at 1:23 am (local time) at Latitude 17.48 N, Longitude 61.20 W and...

JUTC To Manage LNG Pilot

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A proposal is being finalised for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to manage a pilot project to determine the feasibility of transforming the publicly owned [...]...
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