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Trinidad Jolted By Earthquake

Sections of the twin island republic were rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7, late Saturday. The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine campus, reports that the quake, that occurred at 9:52 pm (local time) was felt...

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...

Gas Prices Down $0.03, Diesel Up $1.97

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the price of gasoline and an increase in the price of diesel, effective Thursday, April 20, according to [...]...

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...