PAHO’s Report on Disaster Management in a Pandemic

In any serious disaster a gap develops between resource needs and resource availability. In a severe pandemic this gap will be much worse due to global supply chain disruptions or delays and the fact that governments and aid organizations will be overwhelmed responding to all who need assistance at the same time. Your plan should […]

Early 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions

The hot-blooded 2020 hurricane season is less than a month in its grave, but there’s already a prediction that 2021 will conjure another year of tropical excess. Colorado State University, which has issued seasonal hurricane forecasts for 38 years, said global climate patterns and atmospheric humors are leaning toward a 65 percent chance of an above-normal […]

The United Kingdom Supports Monitoring of St. Vincent & the Grenadines La Soufriere Volcano

Bridgetown, Barbados January 12th, 2021 (CDEMA) – 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 […]

New Fortress Energy celebrates its 2020 community heroes

WHEN Montego Bay’s celebrated online mathematics tutor, Richard James, along with Evon Bartley, a teacher from Old Harbour Bay, Elder Carolyn Phillips from Hayes and three other individuals were summoned to meetings in their respective parishes, they had no idea that they would be honoured and rewarded for their spirit of kindness in their communities, […]

New Fortress Energy to acquire Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. and Golar LNG Partners LP in combined $5 billion transaction

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 13, 2021– New Fortress Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: NFE) (“NFE”) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Hygo Energy Transition Ltd. (“Hygo”), a 50-50 joint venture between Golar LNG Limited (Nasdaq: GLNG) (“GLNG”) and Stonepeak Infrastructure Fund II Cayman (G) Ltd., a fund managed by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (“Stonepeak”), and Golar LNG Partners, LP (Nasdaq: GMLP) (“GMLP”). “With […]

New Commissioners appointed to the Public Utilities Commission

Public Utilities Commission Press Release New Commissioners appointed to the Public Utilities Commission (Belize City, December 28, 2020): The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is pleased to announce that the Governor General has appointed the following seven (7) persons as Commissioners with immediate effect: Mr. Dean Molina Mr. Ricardo Nah Mr. Carlo Keith Mr. Arun Hotchandani […]

ABB energy management solutions support Asia’s largest wastewater treatment plant

Group press release | Zurich, Switzerland | 2021-01-11 ABB successfully completes delivery of medium- and low-voltage digital solutions for the expansion of the Shanghai Bailonggang Wastewater Treatment Plant in China guaranteeing continuous and reliable power supply. The expansion of the facility, which also included the introduction of more advanced wastewater treatment processes, required ABB’s high reliability and precision power […]