Caribbean
Caribbean
Federal

Barbados - Minister suggests more Govt control of beaches

Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development George Payne has offered Government suggestions to address concerns about beachfront property developers blocking beach access to Barbadians, including leasing rather than selling lands to investors and retaining control of beaches.

Caribbean
Science

Carib - 'Coral gardeners' are painstakingly restoring Jamaica's lost reefs and are starting to see results

A series of disasters all but destroyed Jamaica’s coral reefs. But thanks to a dedicated team plants and fish are returning

Caribbean
Engineering

Caribbean - Million-dollar solution to restore eroding beach

A $1.25 million government-led ‘beach nourishment’ project has been proposed to counter erosion at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach.

Caribbean
Tourism

USVI - Famed Caneel Bay yet to recover from Hurricane damage – two years on

Quarrels with the National Park Service over environmental testing and labour disputes with full-time employees, Emily Palmer explains, have kept this Caribbean paradise shuttered two years after it was devastated by hurricanes – even while the rest of the island recovers

Caribbean
Engineering

Marriott resort seeks to regain its beach

A coastal works licence has been applied for along with an application for a $23 million renovation at the West Bay Road resort.

Caribbean
Federal

USVI - FEMA has approved over $2 billion in Public Assistance funds for the US Virgin Islands

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (STL.News) Approved funding for the U.S Virgin Islands has surpassed $2.1 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program (PA).

Caribbean
Tourism

Cayman Islands - From consumption to conservation: Turtles still crucial to Cayman’s economy

Sea turtles continue to play a key role in the Cayman Islands economy. But the iconic sea creatures have become more valuable alive than dead.

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