Posted on 26 October 2010 by admin
Vegetation is bulldozed along the highway on the Palisadoes peninsula in Jamaica. Credit: Diana McCaulay.
By Zadie Neufville
KINGSTON, Oct 26, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A construction project in Kingston’s protected Palisadoes wetlands is pitting Jamaican environmentalists against the government in a showdown activists say will end up in the courts.
Posted on 24 January 2010 by admin
Kader Arif. Credit: Guillaume Paumier
By Kader Arif (*)
BRUSSELS, Dec (IPS)¬† At a time when many are already thinking about the end of the economic crisis, few pay attention to the dilemma facing the countries of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (ACP). Today, harbouring the illusion that their lack of financial development might insulate ACP countries from the global depression, western politicians have not budged an inch with regard to their policy on these areas.