Stories about Jamaica from August, 2023
Trappers have been piggybacking on the island's hunting season, which is currently open, but still limited in terms of which bird species can be considered fair game.
Global Voices contributor Emma Lewis is thinking of downsizing, but the cracks in the homes she's touring may point to more deep-seated issues around Kingston's "rash of new 'development'.”
How easily can vulnerable communities access information on climate change? How much more needs to be done? Is the provision of climate funding, or lack thereof, a contributing factor?
"People talk about being climate resilient, but not a lot is being done to educate. There isn’t [enough] public awareness [of] climate change resiliency for Persons With Disabilities."
Jamaica has been independent of Britain since 1962, but is one of the few Caribbean territories that still retain the British monarch as head of state.