Environment Stories: BirdsCaribbean Meeting in Cuba, Parrotfish, Coastal Cleanup Day, More: Sunday, August 28, 2016

Here’s this week’s roundup of stories on the environment and climate change, with links you can click on! Enjoy… JAMAICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Join Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) and 96 other groups at 142 beach cleanup sites across Jamaica for International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 17. Here is the complete site list for the … More Environment Stories: BirdsCaribbean Meeting in Cuba, Parrotfish, Coastal Cleanup Day, More: Sunday, August 28, 2016

The Caribbean Campaign on Climate Justice Kicks Off

“1.5 to stay alive.” What’s that? By the end of a recent journalists’ training workshop in Kingston, we were all muttering this slogan to ourselves as we left the Liguanea Club. The workshop, sponsored by the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, the United Nations Development Program and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, was … More The Caribbean Campaign on Climate Justice Kicks Off

Three Years in Power, Sean Paul Calls It Off, and Good Work in West Kingston: Monday, December 29, 2014

So, we fight our way back from the Christmas holiday and look forward to the New Year – with some trepidation, perhaps, and the usual fake optimism and determination to do better in 2015. I will resist the temptation to do one of those year-end reviews. Or lists of “The Best/Worst of 2014” that no … More Three Years in Power, Sean Paul Calls It Off, and Good Work in West Kingston: Monday, December 29, 2014

Boxing Day Leftovers

It’s December 26, and the neighborhood has been sunk in soporific mode since morning. Some Kingston citizens will no doubt rouse themselves from the post-Christmas Day torpor later today and toddle off to a soca party or dancehall session, and the noise level will rise. But for now…it’s “as you were.” Having just dined on … More Boxing Day Leftovers