SAN JUAN – The Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago announced Tuesday that six cases of Zika virus have been confirmed on the island of Trinidad.

A project aimed at integrating the economic value of ecosystems into government policies has identified almost one billion dollars of benefits in four pilot countries, the importance of ecosystem conservation to the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 rocked Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday night but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has issued an economics of climate change adaptation study for Trinidad and Tobago that can be applied to the broader Caribbean region, along with the information regarding how to implement such a study.

It is a place better known for its carnivals than its protests.

Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by bulldozers on Trinidad's northern coast, conservationists say.

Kerala's plant biodiversity faces a severe threat from 89 alien invasive species, which were recorded in a survey commissioned by the Kerala State Biodiversity Board.

Of these, 19 present a high risk; many were found displacing and destroying a large number of native species, causing environmental and economic loss. Around 40 per cent of the varieties belonging to Brazil, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Chile, and Mexico were believed to have reached the State mostly through timber and food grain imports,

‘DG Shipping guidelines for granting licence to LNG vessels should be kept in abeyance'

Keeping in mind the continued shortfall in domestic gas production and the mounting demand for gas, an inter-Ministerial Committee has pitched for flexibility in transportation of LNG and keeping in abeyance the guidelines of Director-General (Shipping) for grant of licence to LNG vessels.

The three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2011 ended Sunday endorsing the importance of taking urgent action on climate change and global food crisis.

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