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Rainwater harvesting is being championed as a viable solution to water storage and security in the Caribbean.

THE COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the value of water, prompting the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) to call for regional collaboration to ensure sustainability and improve access to the precious resource. “Amidst the...
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IN RESPONSE to the continued record demand for projects amid the ongoing climate crisis, the Adaptation Fund Board made the historic decision at its 36th meeting earlier this month to double the amount of funding that countries can access. The...
Lucea Mayor Sheridan Samuels.

WESTERN BUREAU: The revenue intake at the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has taken a major beating as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, leaving the corporation in dire straits as it relates to maintaining its various services....

Health authorities say they are now investigating one suspected COVID vaccine-related death in Jamaica.  At a press conference on Wednesday, they did not provide details. However, Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie described...

Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament George Wright has been released from the Freeport Police Station in St James without charge. He surrendered today to be interviewed by cops in relation to an assault case.

Hanover resident 27-year-old Christopher Martin has been charged with several offences arising from a fatal gun attack on men in the parish. Martin, alias ‘Tongue’, who is from Bachelors Hall in Lucea, was charged on Tuesday with murder...
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