CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meet US Deputy Secretary of State – Vaccines, Climate Change Issues Raised

Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) impressed upon United States Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman the urgency for the delivery of the second tranche of donations of Pfizer vaccines from the US. The Ministers and Ms Sherman along with Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Ambassador Brian Nichols held a virtual […]

World Energy Storage Day: ‘This decade is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight climate change’

September 22, 2021 With the catastrophic impacts of climate change seen around the world, there is little time left to act but energy storage has a huge opportunity to be part of the solution, the audience at World Energy Storage Day online conference heard today. Dr Rahul Walawalkar, the founder and executive director of the […]

Update from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on COVID-19 Vaccines and Variants

The Caribbean Public Health Agency is aware that some countries in the European Union have suspended their AstraZeneca vaccination campaign, as a result of reports of rare blood coagulation disorders in people who had received the vaccine.   This was done as a precautionary measure while a full investigation is conducted into the reports.  At present, […]

Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

As the world grapples with the challenge of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned at the current prospect of inequitable access to vaccines to address the pandemic, especially for frontline workers and vulnerable populations. The reality is that small states will find it difficult to compete in the market place […]

Assessing the Impact of COVID-19: Crisis Management and Resilience Planning

Despite significant efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, including travel bans, closure of businesses and working from home, a growing number of geographies, people and organizations have been affected by this human disaster. With the total number of people infected growing daily, COVID-19 has become a public health emergency of international concern and containment […]

What does COVID-19 mean for Caribbean Energy?

AN INTERVIEW WITH JED BAILEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ENERGY NARRATIVE Nate Graham (Program Associate, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries): For more than six months, Covid-19 and the measures implemented to slow its spread have had a devastating effect on the global economy, with activity ceasing almost entirely in some sectors. The virtual disappearance of […]