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The psychological impact of Hurricane Irma

By Kenton X. Chance ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — Outside the Road Town Ferry Terminal where several passengers wait to board the ferry...

Caribbean picks up the pieces after monster storm

Kenton X. Chance ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (IPS) -- When Hurricane Irma ripped through the British Virgin Islands (BVI) on Sept. 6, claiming seven lives, injuring...

‘At least we survived…’

By Kenton X. Chance ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, Sept 12, CMC -- At age 64, Aubrey Forbes has experienced several severe storms, including the...

‘New normal’ for the US, all too familiar for the Caribbean

By Kenton X. Chance KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Aug 31 (IPS) -- The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines says that it hopes that the...

Vincy designer gets ‘mind blowing experience’ at Africa Fashion Week London

A Vincentian designer who was the only Caribbean exhibitor at this year’s Africa Fashion Week London, says the experience was a “mind-blowing” one. “It was...

Diamonds pays last respects to its ‘village icon’ (+video)

By Kenton X. Chance The funeral service of social and political activist Oscar Allen was held in Kingstown on Saturday, but it was in his...

SVG’s Pentecostals celebrate two ‘extraordinary people’

By Kenton X. Chance When Grenada-born Elsie Frederick decided to move to St. Vincent with her Vincentian husband, George Frederick in 1978, she had planned...

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After making it regional, Vincy artist realises childhood dream at home

As a child, the mural and other art pieces painted onto the exterior wall of Victoria Park in Kingstown fascinated Shanique Stewart. Passing the venue...

Taiwan shores up ties with its Caribbean allies

By Kenton X. Chance TAIPEI, Taiwan (CMC) -- This Asian nation, an ally of five of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) 15 member states, announced this...

Extreme weather wiping out hard-won GDP gains in hours

Photo caption: A poorly constructed house in Gelée, Les Cayes, Haiti is further damaged by trees that fell during the passage of Hurricane Matthew in...

Funding climate resilience benefits all nations — Yes, the US too

Photo caption: People wait for assistance after the devastation left by Hurricane Matthew in Low Sound, North Andros, The Bahamas in October 2016. A...