News From the Caribbean

10 September
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Daily Express
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the Caribbean
The issue of global financing for development is a critical theme in the international development agenda with the most recent United Nations (UN) meeting being the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), which was held in July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
09 August
Todos los Miembros y Miembros Asociados
Noticias Nuevas
México entrega imágenes satelitales a países de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe – Noticieros Televisa
CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, México, ago.09, 2015.- La Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) informó que el gobierno de México hizo entrega de imágenes satelitales de alta resolución a los países pertenecientes a la Asociación de Estados del Caribe (AEC).
08 July
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eTurbo News
Seismic, tsunami and volcanic risk
“Our region remains one of the most at risk to seismic and the attendant tsunami events. In fact vulnerability and exposure have increased in the last decade in all the Caribbean territories due to a number of physical, social and economic factors,” delivered Dr. Stephen Ramroop...
18 January
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The Daily Observer
St. Vincent’s geothermal project gets US$15 million loan
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been granted a loan of US$15 million to help fund the development of a 10 to 15 megawatt geothermal project, expected to come on stream by 2018.
22 September
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Guardian
ACS sets aside $ millions for disaster risk reduction
According to chairman of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Special Committee for DRR, Therese Marianne-Pepin, about Euro $200m have been budgeted for the ACS, 25% of which will be allocated to work on natural hazards and its consequences. According to the Guardian report...
01 August
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eTN Global Travel Industry News
Climate change: Another hurdle for poverty eradication
Today, most persons consider climate change to be a reality and not a myth. A result of this phenomenon, natural hazards have been identified as having crippling effects on many countries, particularly those already vulnerable; Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS)....
26 November
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NODAL
Inicia en México la XVI Reunión Preparatoria del Consejo de Ministros de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe
La XVI Reunión Preparatoria del Consejo de Ministros de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe (AEC) comenzará sus actividades hoy aquí con la participación de cancilleres y representantes de las naciones miembros del organismo regional.
25 November
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Noticeros Televisa
Inaugura Meade taller sobre Gestión Integral de Desastres Naturales
CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, México, nov. 25, 2013.- El secretario de Relaciones Exteriores, José Antonio Meade, encabezó este lunes la inauguración del ‘Taller Internacional sobre la Gestión Integral de Desastres Asociados a Fenómenos Naturales’.
07 November
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Listin Diario
La AEC y riesgos de desastres
Los estados miembros de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe (AEC) entre los que se incluyen economías insulares como países que bordean el mar Caribe, son considerados altamente vulnerables ante los desastres.Los estados insulares del Caribe corren riesgos ante ciclones...
11 January
Caribbean 360
Much progress in Haiti 3 years after the devastating earthquake
The international children’s organization Plan International has announced that it is shifting the focus of its work in the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti to a recovering and rebuilding mode after a prolonged period of emergency response.