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Tag Archives: gear

  1. OUTGOING CARICOM CHAIR PRAISES ACCESS BY TRADE BLOC TO AFRICA’s MEDICAL SUPPLIES PLATFORM

    CARICOM Member States have been given access to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), a procurement system for supplies and equipment in the fight against COVID-19. The AMSP unlocks immediate access to an African and global base of vetted manufacturers and procurement strategic partners. It enables African Union Member States to purchase certified medical equipment, […]

    July 1, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  2. SALVATION ARMY JOIN FORCES WITH MORMONS TO PROVIDE HURRICANE RELIEF FOR FRENCH ST MARTIN

    Captain Derrick Mitchell; Commanding Officer of the Salvation Army’s St. Lucia Corps in association with the Mormon Church of Castries sent a shipment of items to The Salvation Army in St. Maarten. This was vouchsafed by Major Darrell Wilkinson, The Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army in Barbados & St. Lucia how the shipment included […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. HBO GO ARRIVES TO THE HOME’S “BIG SCREEN” WITH CHROMECAST

    HBO revealed their digital entertainment platform HBO GO is now available with Chromecast, Google’s device that brings online content to the TV. With Chromecast, HBO subscribers will now be able to transmit all the premium content available on HBO GO, to their TV screens. Chromecast is a multimedia streaming device that connects to the HDMI port […]

    April 22, 2017CinemaNo comments
  4. SKN TOP COP PLEDGES INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES

    Acting Commissioner of Police, Stafford Liburd has pledged the continued dedication of himself and his police force to ensure public safety in St. Kitts and Nevis. Using best practices observed internationally, Liburd says the force is developing specific crime fighting strategies with the help of public safety consulting experts from the United Kingdom with “considerable […]

    April 24, 2015CrimeNo comments
  5. Canada funds supply of equipment to the Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

    The Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PCA) just received new audio, video, networking and computer equipment at a handover ceremony at the offices of the PCA at the International Waterfront Centre in downtown Port of Spain. High Commissioner of Canada to Trinidad and Tobago, Mr Gérard Latulippe was on hand to formally complete […]

    February 27, 2015CrimeNo comments
  6. 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan Symposium in Cayman Islands looks at economic consequences of hurricanes

    The economic consequences of hurricanes in the Caribbean will be one of the featured sessions at a two (2) day symposium to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands from September 10-11, 2014. This session will be moderated by Mr. Yuri Chakalall, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, at the Caribbean Development […]

    September 10, 2014Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. MET OFFICE OF BARBADOS DISCONTINUES ALL WARNINGS & WATCHES FOR BARBADOS, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

    HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTS BERTHA SLIGHTLY STRONGER BUT DISORGANIZED… SUMMARY OF 11:00 AM INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…14.0N 58.9W ABOUT 150 MI…240 KM ESE OF MARTINIQUE ABOUT 70 MI…110 KM NE OF BARBADOS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1008 MB…29.77 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES […]

    August 1, 2014NatureNo comments
  8. Miami Hurricane Center delivers advisory on Tropical Storm Bertha, east of Lesser Antilles

    For the North Atlantic… Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Bertha located just east of the Lesser Antilles. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. §§ Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Bertha are issued under WMO header WTNT33 KNHC and under AWIPS header […]

    August 1, 2014NatureNo comments
  9. Fifth Meeting of the CDEMA Council will convene in Barbados

    The Fifth (5th) Meeting of the CDEMA Council of Ministers will convene on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Barbados. The meeting will be attended by Ministers and Permanent Secretaries with responsibility for disaster management within the CDEMA Participating States. The Council is the highest level decision making body in the CDEMA […]

    June 25, 2014Nature, PoliticalNo comments
  10. If the drought persists, will Barbados have to ration water? Emergency Official does not rule out that possibility!

    In what was originally an occasion to observe the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan and urge better preparedness for earthquakes, the director of a disaster-themed NGO does not feel it unlikely for water rationing in Barbados if the current dry spell holds out… Ronald Jackson, Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) […]

    June 18, 2014NatureNo comments
  11. 18 YEAR OLD CHARGED WITH FIREARMS AND OTHER OFFENCES

    Police have arrested and charged Rashaad Brian Bostic, 18 years, of Savannah Road, Bush Hall, St Michael that he – on the June 5th 2014, committed the below mentioned offences, while at Savannah Road, Bush Hall, St Michael. 1. Possession of a firearm 2. Possession of four (4) rounds of ammunition 3. Possession of Cannabis 4. […]

    June 10, 2014CrimeNo comments
  12. West Indies Cricket Superstars To Kick-Off Global Fundraiser In Memory Of Late Teammate Runako Morton

    Following the sudden shocking death of West Indies international cricketer, Runako Morton, in a car accident last Sunday, March 4th, the Caribbean has been in a state of mourning for an enormously popular cricketer whose career spanned 17 years at the regional, national and international levels. In light of last weekend’s tragic events, a number […]

    March 10, 2012CricketNo comments