KINGSTON, Jamaica: The People’s National Party is expressing concern for the welfare of Cuban residents and Jamaican students currently studying in Cuba, following the landfall of Hurricane Ian on Tuesday.
Climate & Weather
KINGSTON, Jamaica August 17, 2021 - As Tropical Depression Grace moves towards Jamaica and Cuba after dumping heavy rains on the Dominican Republic and Haiti, A third tropical system, Tropical Storm Henri, developed late Monday afternoon near Bermuda, joining Fred and Grace.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Aug 15, 2021 - As the death toll from a devastating earthquake in Haiti rose to 1,297 on Sunday, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed its deep saddeness at reports of loss of life and significant damage in Haiti following a major earthquake on Saturday, 14 August.
MONTEGO BAY, July 3, 2021 - As Elsa moves across the Caribbean killing one person in St. Lucia and battering St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados as a category 1 hurricane, it has left much destruction in its path.
MONTEGO BAY, June 2, 2021 - Hurricane Elsa formed over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean early Friday just west of the Caribbean island of Barbados, one day after the system became the fifth-named storm of 2021.
NEW YOUR, NEW YORK, June 4, 2021 - The United Nations Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Didier Trebucq made a call to join efforts for the recovery of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines since a UN funding appeal has just only reached 31 percent of its goal.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 4, 2022 - Despite calls from Civil Society that Jamaica supports a universal moratorium on deep sea mining, the government intimates that it will support deep-sea mining in the International Seabed Area if there is a suitable regulatory framework in place.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 4, 2022 - Jamaica's Opposition Peoples National Party says it is deeply concerned with reports of yet another fish kill in the Rio Cobre River and calls for immediate action by the Government through the National Environmental Protection Agency, NEPA.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 27, 2022 - Jamaica’s Opposition People's National Party has added its voice to the deep sea mining debate, and has supported the call from countries around the world and local organizations for a moratorium on deep sea mining.
MONTEGO BAY, July 18, 2022 - The National Workers Union has served a 72 hour strike notice on the Management of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) as a result of what the union says is the refusal of the company to meet with the workers.