Tag Archives: volcano

  1. Barbadians are being asked to donate towards urgently needed supplies for Vincentians

    Arising from the ongoing discussions between authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados, Barbadian businesses and individuals are being asked to contribute items to a list of urgently needed supplies for the people of that nation. Since yesterday, emergency agencies there have been grappling with the effects of La Soufriere volcano’s eruptions, which […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  2. BWA Limiting Work To Emergencies Until Further Notice

    In light of the prevailing conditions being experienced across the island, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that its crews will only be addressing absolute emergencies effective Saturday 10th April until further notice. The Barbados Water Authority also informs that it has no plans to shut off the water supply across the island. […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Fish Markets Across Barbados close early due to Volcanic Ashfall

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy is alerting the public how Fish markets across the island will close with immediate effect for today – Saturday 10th April 2021. The Ministry is taking this step due to the Advisory from the Barbados Meteorological Services concerning Volcanic Ashfall and minimising any effects as a […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  4. United Kingdom’s FCDO provides funding for a rotary helicopter to support monitoring of SVG’s La Soufrière volcano

    The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has received funding from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) in the amount of £51,000 through the Memorandum of Understanding on the ‘UK Support for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Response Teams programme’. The funds will cover the cost of a rotary helicopter aircraft, which […]

    January 17, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  5. CDEMA System is closely monitoring the La Soufrière volcano and stands ready to assist St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is closely monitoring the ongoing situation at the La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The volcano is exhibiting signs of increased volcanic activity and an effusive eruption has been confirmed at the site. The threat level for the volcano has therefore been elevated to Orange. […]

    December 31, 2020Featured, NatureNo comments
  6. Profit increase for Cable & Wireless in Barbados

    Bentley said CWC, who is known in most of the region as Flow, invested heavily with Barbados and now they’re seeking to see a gain on the outlay;- The CEO, who is scheduled to visit Barbados “in a couple weeks” also regretted outages caused as the merged entity’s networks were integrated;- CWC’s overall half year […]

    November 8, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments

    For the past five (5) years, the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago had been a regional and international subject of corruption and other types of wrong-doing, all of which attributed to the doom and gloom which befell this country during that period. Trinidad and Tobago was once a haven for meaningful and fruitful investment […]

    September 22, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Volcano disrupts service: FLOW working to resolve Network Issues

    FLOW have assured customers that the company is working assiduously to resolve technical issues that have affected its network in the past couple weeks. This assurance comes from Managing Director, Niall Sheehy who explained that following, a large seismic event related to the “Kick em Jenny” Volcano, two fibre systems in the Eastern Caribbean, namely […]

    August 8, 2015FeaturedNo comments
  9. Montserrat to Host State of the Arc Scientific Conference

    Montserrat is welcoming an international cadre of scientists to the Sixth State of the Arc Conference; the venue will be the Cultural Centre in the northwest of the island. Delegates are participating in the week of activities which includes four days of discussions of current research issues and potential future research directions. PhD students will […]

    April 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. CDEMA Executive Director Participates in St Vincent and the Grenadines Volcanic Risk Workshop

    CDEMA’s Executive Director, Mr. Ronald Jackson is participating in a one week “Volcanic Risk Workshop” in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The ‘Forensic‘ Workshop sought to examine experiences from the 1970’s volcanic eruption in St Vincent and the 1990’s eruption in Montserrat. The workshop examined how those lessons can improve monitoring capacity and promote DRM […]

    January 26, 2014NatureNo comments
  11. UWI Scientist Braves Underwater volcano Kick’Em Jenny – Dr Goes On 6-day Deep Sea Exploration

    UWI Lecturer Dr Judith F. Gobin joins a team of international scientists on a 6-day, deep sea exploration of the Kick’em Jenny volcano and Trinidad Tar Seeps on board the Exploration Vessel (EV) Nautilus. Dr Gobin, who is a Lecturer of Marine Ecology/Coastal Ecosystems Management in the Department of Life Sciences at The UWI’s St. […]

    November 11, 2013Nature, TravelNo comments
  12. Caribbean Adventure Series Author to visit the Montserrat Public Library

    Author of the Caribbean Adventure Series for children Carol Mitchell will visit the Montserrat Public Library this Saturday, August 10, 2013 for Children’s Reading Hour. Librarian Sonja Smith says the visit by the children’s author is another way the Public Library is working to make books come alive to readers. “We look forward to Mrs […]

    August 14, 2013Books, TravelNo comments