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Dreamers in Limbo Look to Midterm Election
Remember the 700,000 recipients of DACA, the President Obama-era program, that enabled them to live and work legally in the U.S. even though they were undocumented immigrants? In Nevada, where Latinos hold considerable sway in a tight 2018 race for the U.S. Senate, some dreamers are counting on the election to change things. But others aren't holding their breath. VOA's Ramon Taylor reports.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:22:00 -0400

US Indicts 15 Mexican Drug Cartel Leaders
The U.S. has announced action against Mexican criminal organization Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG). The group is involved in a wide variety of crimes, including drug trafficking, torture and murder. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Department of Justice has indicted 15 of CJNG's top leaders, financiers, drug sources, transporters and distributors. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports the indictments are part of a wider U.S. government effort.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:32:00 -0400

US Lawmakers, Activists Demand Answers on Khashoggi’s Disappearance
U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo say Saudi leaders have “strongly denied” any involvement in the case of missing Saudi journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi, last seen two weeks ago entering Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul. Human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers are urging consequences for Saudi Arabia, if the kingdom's involvement is confirmed. VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from Washington.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:32:00 -0400

Pompeo: Saudis Promised to 'Show the Entire World' Results of Missing Journalist Probe
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with senior Turkish officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after Saudi leaders said they will "show the entire world" results of a thorough investigation into the disappearance of a U.S.-based Saudi journalist. Pompeo did not make any public comments about his talks with Erdogan or Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu before leaving Turkey. The State Department issued a statement saying Pompeo "expressed the...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:49:09 -0400

Delayed Obama For-Profit Fraud Protection Ordered Into Force
Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy that will make it easier for them to get their student loans forgiven. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had said the regulation, known as borrower defense, made discharging loans too easy and was unfair to taxpayers. The rule was due to take effect in July 2017, but DeVos froze it while she worked on devising a new regulation. But U.S. District Judge...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:23:18 -0400

Trump Criticizes Condemnation of Saudi Arabia in Journalist's Disappearance
President Donald Trump criticized growing condemnation of Saudi Arabia and allegations it is behind the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, saying, "Here we go again with, you know, you're guilty until proven innocent," in an interview Tuesday with the Associated Press. Trump compared the case of Jamal Khashoggi, a missing journalist who was critical of the Saudi monarchy, with the case of his recent Supreme Court nominee who faced sexual abuse allegations. "We just...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:01:41 -0400

US, Saudi Arabia Have Leverage on Each Other; Using It Has Costs
The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security. The interests that bind, and sometimes divide, the two range from the price of oil and containing Iran, to counter-terrorism, the wars in Syria and Yemen, Saudi investment in the United States and efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Relations have been strained by the Oct. 2...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:33:57 -0400
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IPCC Releases 1.5 Report with dire warning for the Caribbean and the World
Belmopan, Belize; October 10, 2018 – The highly anticipated 1.5 degrees’ report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been released, and the news is dire. But while Scientists ‘sound the alarm about complacency’, they’ve given hope that it is still possible to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees. The report clearly outlines … Continue reading

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:51:46 +0000

Invitation to Bid – Promotional Items
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received funds from the KfW German Development Bank, toward the cost of the project titled “Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean and intends to apply a part of the proceeds towards payments for the Contract “Supply of Promotional Items, … Continue reading

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 21:31:28 +0000

Vacancies – Sustainable Energy Finance Advisor and Capacity Development Expert
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to implement the project “Climate Resilient and Sustainable Energy Supply in the Caribbean (Cli-RES)”. The BMZ funded project has an additional financial allocation (co-funding) for the “Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean … Continue reading

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 23:01:37 +0000

Maya Farmers in South Belize Hold Strong to Their Climate Change Experiment
Magnus Tut a member of the Trio Cacao Farmers Association cuts open a white cacao pod from one of several bearing treen in his plot. The group is hoping to find more buyers for their organic white cacao and vegetables. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPS BELMOPAN, Sep 5 2018 (IPS) – In one of Belize’s forest reserves … Continue reading

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:34:27 +0000

Vacancy – Executive Director, CCCCC
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) is seeking an Executive Director to chart a course for and oversees the continued development of the Centre, ensuring that the Centre continues to be recognized as a Centre of Excellence, building upon existing partnerships and creating new partnerships with similar institutions at all levels. Peruse the official … Continue reading

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 23:00:12 +0000

Call for CVs- Procurement Planning Assistant (Part-time)
Institution: The University of the West Indies, Mona Country: Jamaica Project: Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Sector: Environment and Natural Disasters- Climate Change Adaptation Policy Abstract: Procurement Planning Assistant (Part-time) Grant No.: ATN/SX-14969-RG Bid No.: IC07/C6.00-5 Deadline: 21st September 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has … Continue reading

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 22:10:17 +0000

CCCCC Conducts Teacher Training Workshop for Climate Change Education
Belmopan, Belize; August 22, 2018 – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has relaunched its 1.5˚ to Stay Alive – An Educational Initiative’ with a Teachers’ Training workshop held at its offices in Belmopan, August 20 – 21, 2018. This training workshop forms part of the Centre’s education and outreach work to embed climate … Continue reading

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:47:21 +0000

Invitation for Consultants and Suppliers to Register
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has launched a continuous registration process for Individual Consultants, Consulting Firms and Suppliers desirous of being on the shortlist to receive Solicitation Invitations. Interested Consultants / Suppliers are invited to submit a completed Registration Form to the email address Registration Forms may be obtained here: Individual Consultants … Continue reading

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:52:00 +0000

Gary Allen | Climate-proofing media a priority for region
The following is an address from Gary Allen, president of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), delivered at the opening ceremony of the  CBU Annual General Assembly on Monday.  Tomorrow (Tuesday), the CBU’s Assembly will take place under the theme:“Building Resilience to Climate Change: Business, Technology and Content Options for Caribbean Media.” This theme resonates in … Continue reading

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:30:45 +0000

Media must play bigger role in the climate-change dialogue – Expert
Governments across the region must use the media to disseminate information on climate change initiatives, according to Dr Ulric Trotz, Deputy Director and Science Adviser at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC). He made the call during yesterday’s third day of the 49th Annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) at The … Continue reading

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:10:37 +0000

Request for Expressions of Interest: Consultant – Investigate Climate Change Data Management Regimes in the Caribbean
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) is inviting Individual Consultants to submit Expressions of Interest to investigate the many issues facing climate change data management – from data capture to evidence–based decision-making – and to determine an appropriate and effective suite of solutions in the form of a protocol (or other mechanism). Peruse the … Continue reading

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:29:17 +0000

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
In March this year, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) began installation of five new data buoys to expand the Caribbean Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) Network to enhance the regions ability to monitor and study the effects of warming seas. The installation is being carried out in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and with … Continue reading

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:31:39 +0000

CCCCC and the IAEA sign ‘Practical Arrangement’ in Vienna, Austria
VIENNA, August 8, 2018: The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) signed an agreement to pursue areas of technical cooperation in the use of nuclear science and technology to combat climate change in the Caribbean, at the headquarters of the IAEA in Vienna, Austria on August 8. The … Continue reading

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:53:59 +0000
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CACCI celebrates Caribbean Heritage Month in Brooklyn, 2012. Above, at Medger Evers College, below, at Brooklyn Borough Hall.