Saturday, November 17, 2018
Sky News:-  A young mum has posted photos of the injuries she received as she tried to protect her infant daughter from tennis ball-sized hailstones. Fiona Simpson from Kingaroy, Queensland was in her car with her baby and grandmother, about 130...
BBC:-  Hurricane Michael left "unimaginable destruction" as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state's governor, Rick Scott says. "So many lives have been changed forever," he said. "So many families have lost everything." The worst hit areas of Florida's northwest...
PANAMA CITY, United States (AFP) — Michael weakened to a tropical storm Thursday after wreaking havoc along Florida's Gulf Coast, flooding homes and streets, ripping away roofs and snapping trees and power lines as it roared ashore as a...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, one of the most powerful storms ever to...
Press Release:-  The recent passage of Tropical Storm Kirk, and the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that rattled several OECS Member States directly following the storm, served as a reminder of the urgent need for resilience building within the region and the...
Press Release:-  In the wake of the reported 5.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on the evening of Saturday 6th October 2018, the Government of Saint Lucia has expressed condolences to the Government and People of Haiti. It has been reported that...
Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has warned that the Caribbean will see more frequent and ferocious storms in the future. He was addressing the 43rd annual general meeting of the Saint Lucia Insurance Council here last week. Skerrit told the insurers...
Miami Herald:-  At least seven deaths have been confirmed following an earthquake in northwest Haiti. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook the island late Saturday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At least five of the deaths were registered in the the...
CARICOM Today:-  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has expressed the Community’s deepest solidarity with Indonesia in the wake of the recent catastrophes. In a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo,...
Between 80 and 90 percent of Saint Lucia's banana industry sustained damage as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk last Thursday, according to preliminary estimates it has been disclosed. Agriculture Minister, Ezechiel Joseph, made the announcement following...