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Roofs
By Edition On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Roofs suffer from strong wind

WILLEMSTAD - The fire brigade had to be dispatched several times this weekend because of the strong wind. So strong that roofs were ripped off from houses. This happened on the St. Annaweg in Parera and at a house More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Sea conditions impact cargo and cruise berthing operations in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - The severe and unusual sea conditions in the North Eastern Caribbean on Monday impacted cargo and cruise operations at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facility as well as the Cole Bay depot More...

Rain
By Edition On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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February this year already twice as wet as normal

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Meteorology Service of Curaçao (Meteo), there have been twice as much rain this month than normal in February. The rain is due to a cooler Antarctic Ocean around the equator. It is More...

Rain
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Bad weather causes power interruptions

WILLEMSTAD - The current weather with rain, thunder and lightning causes power outages in Banda'bou (western side of the island). Also, fixed phones lines and cable provider TDS suffered from the weather. A large More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Tropical Depression Sixteen forms in western Caribbean

MIAMI - Tropical Depression Sixteen has formed in the western Caribbean, with life-threatening flash floods and mudslides possible over portions of Central America. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) More...

H.E. Dennis MOSES
Minister for Foreign and CARICOM
Affairs of Trinidad & Tobago
By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Caribbean nations to UN: Extreme weather events leave no doubt climate change is real

NEW YORK - Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dennis Moses, echoing other senior government officials throughout the General Assembly’s annual general debate, questioned how, after the spate More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Reports of death and destruction emerge from Dominica

ROSEAU - Seven people have so far been confirmed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Dominica on Monday night. But there are fears that death toll could rise as officials get into communities More...

Maria
By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria’s damages limited on Dutch islands

PHILIPSBURG - Hurricane Maria pulled past Sint Maarten during the early hours of Wednesday morning, at first sight without causing much damage. Sint Eustatius and Saba got more wind and rain this time around, compared More...

Boats remain anchored in a wharf as Hurricane Maria approaches in Guadeloupe island
By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Update: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ Dominica

ROSEAU - Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. "We have lost all that money can buy," he said in a Facebook post. The hurricane suddenly strengthened More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria packs a Category 5 punch toward Leeward Islands

MIAMI - A "potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria is now a Category 5 storm, packing 160 miles per hour winds -- with even higher gusts -- as it nears Dominica and takes aim at the US territory of Puerto Rico. "The More...