KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – The head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), Mami Mizutori, says “even if lives are saved, disasters do crush livelihoods,”, as she visited some of the areas in north-eastern St. Vincent affected by climate change and the April 2021 eruption of La Soufriere volcano.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – CARICOM Secretary General, Dr. Carla Barnett, Monday endorsed the launch of the United Nations Early Warning for All (EW4ALL) initiative, saying the region had no choice, but to pour its collective efforts into improving early warnings for all of the various natural disasters that befall the Caribbean.
WASHINGTON, DC - Jamaica’s former representative to The Organization of American States (OAS) and Ambassador to the United States, the Late Richard Bernal, was on January30th 2023 hailed by the OAS as not only an economist, a diplomat, and a regionalist but also an educator and a consummate negotiator.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government says it is “willing to participate in a multinational security assistance deployment to Haiti” which is going through a period of political turbulence and economic and social difficulty, aggravated by a climate of insecurity fueled by armed criminal groups.
WASHINGTON, DC – Mayors from the Caribbean are expected to join their global partnerships in London on March 15 for the first ever “healthy cities” summit where they will discuss strategies to combat the global burden arising from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the increasing toll on urban health systems caused by injuries.
- Canada's Minister of International Development, Harjit S. Sajjan, to visit Jamaica
- St. Vincent to Purchase Ready-Made Homes from Guyana to Ease Housing Shortage
- Biden Administration Extends Interview Waivers for Certain Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants
- Sir Hilary Beckles Calls for Reparations Negotiations With The Netherlands