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Guyana bans Chinese mosquito repellant

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that a popular Chinese brand of mosquito coil or ‘cockset’ was recently banned in Guyana over concerns that the product causes cancer in...

Grenada’s agricultural action plan for citrus plants

(BROOKLYN, New York): The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture has developed an action plan for Grenada to impart knowledge, share experiences and apply good agricultural practices, to contain the spread...

IMF: Recovery In The Caribbean Slowing

(BROOKLYN, New York): The International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 per cent in...

CARICOM Ministers Tackle Climate Change

(BROOKLYN, New York): Ministers from across the Caribbean have agreed on an action plan to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is protected and...

Jamaica Get $285M Disaster Ready Loan

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (CTN) has learned that Jamaica will receive a $285 million contingent loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that will bolster this Caribbean nation’s response...

Jamaica High-Rise Worries

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (CTN) has learned that the President of the Jamaica Institute of Architects Christopher Lue is worried that the rate of development in the housing and...

UN pledges support for T&T flood relief efforts

(BROOKLYN, New York): The United Nations said it stands in solidarity with the people of Trinidad and Tobago and pledged to aid in whatever way possible after flooding destroyed many parts of...

CDB Grants TT $1.3M For Flood Relief

(BROOKLYN, New York): Trinidad & Tobago’s Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis, has received financial support in the form of Grant Funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards emergency...

Bigger and wetter hurricanes to come

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that American scientists studying past and future global weather patterns have warned that hurricane conditions this year could get bigger, stronger and wetter. Researchers...

The Ugly Aftermath Of A Hurricane

By Michael Derek Roberts Associate Editor I’ve seen the Facebook posts and the naïve, vapid and self-centered utterances and calls for prayer in the aftermath of the hurricane devastation in the Caribbean (I...

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