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Some Families Reportedly Don't Support Trump's Claim He Phones All Grieving Families
U.S. President Donald Trump said recently he reaches out to all families of those who died in military service, but some relatives of the fallen do not support his claim. Forty-three service members have been killed since Trump became president in January, according to the Associated Press. Of those families who agreed to speak, about nine said they had contact with the president while nine others said they had not. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Trump promised Chris...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:39:19 -0400

Puerto Rico Governor to Plead With Trump for 'Equal Treatment' After Hurricane
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello says he intends to tell U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting Thursday that people in the U.S. territory want "equal treatment" in recovering from the devastation left a month ago by Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island 1,600 kilometers southeast of the U.S. mainland, is still reeling from the storm's ravages, with less than 20 percent of the 3.4 million of the American citizens who live there with electricity...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:33:20 -0400

Sexual Harassment Training Required for Ohio State Senators
The Ohio Senate president says all state senators will be required to receive sexual harassment training after one of their members resigned this week over allegations of inappropriate behavior. reports Senate President Larry Obhof said Wednesday he strongly suggested to Findlay Republican Cliff Hite that he resign over allegations Hite spoke inappropriately to a female state employee who worked in a nearby state office and asked for hugs. Hite submitted his letter of...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:54:27 -0400

Florida Police Brace for Protests with Speech by White Nationalist
Hundreds of police will be deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday as thousands are poised to protest a speech by an avowed white nationalist, an event that prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in preparation for possible violence. Richard Spencer's speech at the university in Gainesville comes about two months after rallies by neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, led to violent clashes with counter-protesters and killed at least...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:06:51 -0400

US Tourist Fears he was hit in Cuba, Years Before Diplomats
Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before. The tourist from South Carolina had cut short his trip to Cuba two years earlier after numbness spread through all four of his limbs within minutes of climbing into bed at the same hotel where the American government workers were housed. Those weren't the only...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:06:34 -0400

Experimental Virtual and Mixed Reality Technologies Can be Applied to Military of the Future
In military training, the body and mind are often pushed to the limit. In some cases, it could prove to be deadly.  "We are killing more Marines and soldiers in training than in combat. Why does that happen? A lot of times it is fatigue," Lt. Col. Warren Cook of the U.S. Marine Corps said. Cook spoke on a panel of military personnel at the University of Southern California's Global Body Computing Conference in Los Angeles. Commanding officers and scientists discussed...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:58:54 -0400

DC Protesters Denounce Trump Travel Ban
The Trump administration's latest order restricting travel to the U.S. was prevented from going into effect by two federal courts, which puts the controversial order on hold while its constitutionality is considered. The administration says it will appeal. The stay did not stop opponents of the measure from taking to the streets Wednesday in the nation's capital, Washington. VOA's Esha Sarai reports.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:34:00 -0400
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Antigua-Barbuda student selected as education grant recipient at UWI
ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Mill Reef Fund board chair James Lewis has announced that the University of the West Indies (UWI) has selected Charrelle Browne, an incoming third year student to Cave Hill, Barbados, to receive a Mill Reef Fund Education Grant for this school year. Lewis said, “We congratulate...


Calypsonian Kelly 'won outright' in Grenada contest, says mentor
TORONTO, Canada – Rootsman Kelly was the definite winner of Grenada’s 2017 Calypso Monarch competition, according to his mentor King Ajamu. “He won and I think he won outright,” Ajamu said in an exclusive interview in Toronto. Ajamu is Grenada’s most decorated calypsonian. The performer, who...


Commentary: A proposed road map for the government in the Great North of Haiti
The Great North of Haiti that includes the North, the North East and the North West has been the theater of most of the battles two centuries ago leading to the liberation of the slaves of St Domingue, creating Haiti, the first black republic and facilitating the end of slavery in the world. I am proposing...


Commentary: Guatemala political corruption: Impunity starched out by reform
As thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Guatemala City on March 7, 2017, Estuardo Batz was expressing his indignation over the broken promises of the new administration. Batz, a leader of the diverse, unified group of dissenters, called for the resignation of President Jimmy...


Commentary: The View from Europe: Is Mexico about to deepen its regional relations?
As the year proceeds, Mexico, the world’s 13th largest economy, is expected to rebalance its international trade relationships. It is likely to do so irrespective of the outcome of meetings underway with Canada and the US on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), or President Trump’s...


EarthTalk: Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming?
The short answer is no. No single hurricane or weather event can be directly linked to the general phenomena known as climate change. “Climate change does not cause things, because climate change is not a causal agent,” David Roberts wrote on “‘Climate change’ is a descriptive term...


Hurricane Irma turns westward with 120-mph winds
MIAMI, USA -- Hurricane Irma maintained its category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Friday and is forecast to remain a powerful hurricane for days, as it turned westwards as expected. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami...


Letter: Government lacks capacity to negotiate effectively with China on development projects
The memorandum of understanding between the government of Jamaica (GoJ) and China Construction South American Division (CCASA), dated March 9, 2017, sets out the general framework for the development of Centre of Government at National Heroes Park but is structured in such a way that will not...


Letter: Let the flowers bloom
A commentator on a radio talk show in Trinidad and Tobago agreed that it is necessary that we diversify our economy. However, he does not see a fundamental role for the government or the need for centres of excellence, which concentrate on the development of a few technologies...


New senator, new education minister in Grenada cabinet reshuffle
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- Senator Simon Stiell has been promoted to a full government minister in Grenada as part of a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Wednesday. Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said Stiell is being elevated to the minister of education from his original posting as...


Public trust in justice further eroded with arrest of former Trinidad and Tobago attorney general
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- It's not unusual for politicians to steal the spotlight from one another, but residents of Trinidad and Tobago probably didn't expect it to happen quite so fast. On August 29, former attorney general Anand Ramlogan was arrested on charges of perverting the course of justice and...


US Coast Guard sets Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Effective 1 pm on Thursday, the US Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The maritime community was strongly urged to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions, as tropical cyclone Irma...


US federal judge orders former president's extradition to Panama
MIAMI, USA -- A US magistrate judge in Miami has entered a final order on the government's motion for a certificate to extradite former president Ricardo Martinelli to Panama. In a 93-page opinion, the court found: (1) Valid extradition treaties exist between the United States and Panama; (2) The alleged...

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Vacancy – Climate Change Officer – Mitigation
Position Title: Climate Change Officer– Mitigation Position Type: Professional and Technical Location: National Climate Change Office in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration Duration: 36 months Project Reference: Fourth National Communication and First Biennial Update Report to the UNFCCC The Government of Belize’s National Climate Change Office in the … Continue reading

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:03:51 +0000

Launch of the first Caribbean Regional Energy Efficiency Pilot Financing Facility
  “Belize to launch the Caribbean’s first Energy Efficiency Financing Facility under the Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD) Project” PRESS RELEASE – Belmopan, Belize; October 17, 2017 – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) and the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) are scheduled to sign a Memorandum of Agreement launching the first … Continue reading

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:10:24 +0000

Grenada Showcases climate change adaptation at Regional Conference
This year, Trinidad is host to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s International Conference on Climate Change for the Caribbean between 9th to 12th October in Port of Spain. The conference is held under the theme “Integrating Climate Variability and Change Information into Adaptation and Mitigation Actions in the Caribbean Region” and Grenada is represented … Continue reading

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:49:06 +0000

Regional Scientists To Present 1.5 Report at Caribbean Climate Change Conference
PRESS RELEASE – Port-of-Spain: October 9, 2017: When scientists and researchers meet in Trinidad at the International Climate Change Conference for the Caribbean this week, it will be in the aftermath of the devastation wrought in the region by successive monster storms in the current 2017 Hurricane Season. The conference, which is being hosted by the … Continue reading

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:00:17 +0000

Vacancy – NDC Implementation Specialist – New York
Climate Analytics Inc. (NY) is looking for an NDC Implementation Specialist to work under the supervision of the Director of the Climate Analytics New York office. The main work areas will be as follows: Contribute to the development of a strategy for climate change adaptation and mitigation implementation for Climate Analytics, Support the activities of … Continue reading

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:28:27 +0000

Vacancy – Consultant, Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD), Grenada
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Global Environment Facility-United Nations Environment Programme (GEF-UNEP) for the implementation of the Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD) Project, aimed at reducing fossil fuel-based per capita electricity consumption in buildings in five Caribbean pilot countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Grenada, Saint … Continue reading

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:42:42 +0000

Invitation to Quote – Variety Of Goods
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) invites you to submit quotations for a variety goods for use by the Centre’s Communications Unit. Project Title: Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP) Source of Funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Purchaser: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre Contract Ref: USAID-CCAP/CCCCC: SH-G-23-2017 Contract Title: Supply of Equipment and Goods for the … Continue reading

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:04:54 +0000

Request for Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services- Firms Selection – Strengthening the capacity of the NDA and developing a strategic framework for SVG
The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently signed a grant agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for readiness support to access climate financing from the GCF. Accordingly, the government will be procuring a consultancy firm to assist with its readiness activities of: Strengthening the capacity of the Nationally Designated Authority (including developing … Continue reading

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:34:20 +0000

Guyana builds Climate Resilience
PRESS RELEASE – Belmopan, Belize; September 19, 2017 – A National Training Workshop on the use of Climate Impact Tools and Models for Decision Making is currently underway at the University of Guyana’s Computer Lab in Georgetown, Guyana. The workshop will run from September 20 to 27, and being held under the USAID-sponsored Climate Change … Continue reading

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:44:40 +0000

CCCCC Announces Its International Conference on Climate Change
PRESS RELEASE – Belmopan, Belize; September 18, 2017 – More than 100 climate scientists, researchers and negotiators from across the Caribbean and the world will gather at the Hilton Hotel in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad from October 9 to 12, 2017, to highlight the region’s climate change adaptation successes at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) … Continue reading

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:50:09 +0000

CCCCC Holds Inaugural Project Advisory Meeting in St Lucia
PRESS RELEASE – Belmopan, Belize; August 31, 2017 – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), implementing organisation for the United States Agency for International Development Climate Change Adaptation Programme ((USAID CCAP), is hosting the inaugural Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting at the Coco Palm Hotel in St Lucia, August 31 to Sept 1. The … Continue reading

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:01:43 +0000

Vacancy – Consultant, Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD), Belize
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Global Environment Facility-United Nations Environment Programme (GEF-UNEP) for the implementation of the Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD) Project, aimed at reducing fossil fuel-based per capita electricity consumption in buildings in five Caribbean pilot countries and intends to apply part of … Continue reading

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:17:38 +0000

Responses to Queries for Procurement Activity – Consultancy for Capacity Building of (NDA) and Country Strategic Framework Belize and Bahamas
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) wishes to provide the following “Responses to Queries for Consultancy for Capacity Building of (NDA) and Country Strategic Framework Belize and Bahamas.“ Peruse the following responses here. Learn more about the Consultancy for Capacity Building of (NDA) and Country Strategic Framework Belize and Bahamas. Deadline for Submission of bidding documents is on or … Continue reading

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:44:16 +0000
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