Sea Level Rise: Is it on your agenda?

EDITORIAL The projections were accurate April 2021: Concerns about Sea Level Rise grew exponentially in recent months, energised by a recent analysis of projected and actual  results, which confirmed that previous projections were accurate at the global level, but also at the regional and local levels as well. Comparing projections in previous studies with observed...

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER: Caribbean, Latin America most affected

Caribbean, Latin America most affected by 2020 pandemic he second half of 2020 began with no less uncertainty than the first half ended. The impacts and characteristics of the coronavirus pandemic were still being identified and documented. Hospitals and medical personnel on all continents were fatigued and under duress. There were still more questions than...

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER: When cruise tourism disappeared

... bringing renewed appreciation for the value of cargo operations t was not until hospitals in Europe were becoming overwhelmed with admissions for a strange and highly contagious virus that was killing people by the dozens that the world realised that there was a serious problem. Little did anyone know in February 2020 that this...

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER: Special report 2020

2020 - A year like no other Presidential elections in the USA helped in no small measure to make 2020 a year like no other. The world’s communications media - public and social - garnered as much public attention to this singular event as did the candidates themselves. In Caribbean reality, almost anything major happening...

STRANDED AT SEA: Make the world’s seafarers Global Key Workers

Make the world’s seafarers Global Key Workers t the time of going to press, our world as we knew it changed, in some respects, radically. The current year was barely a third of the way through when it became abundantly clear that 2020 was going to be unlike any other in recent history. By the...

A CARIBBEAN DILEMMA: Medical services for cruise passengers

Not a destination problem s nations of the world battle an invisible enemy from within and without, drastic action to severely limit the movement and gathering of human beings became increasingly necessary. Amidst dire predictions and near-panic reaction following the World Health Organisation’s declaration of a pandemic (March 11, 2020), daily tally of those who...





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