Kick ‘Em Jenny No Direct Threat To Barbados

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Kick ‘em Jenny underwater volcano near Grenada poses no direct threat to Barbados. This was confirmed today by Geologist and Director of the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC), Professor Richard Robertson, during a Facebook Live session today. Professor Robertson said persons did not need to be “overly concerned” about what was happening, but noted that …

Join UWI SRC Live On Facebook Today

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Members of the public interested in finding out more about the underwater volcano Kick ‘em Jenny can log into a Facebook Live session with officials from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad, today, Tuesday, March 13, from 12:30 p.m. by joining the link www.facebook.com/uwiseismic/. Geologist and Director of the UWI Seismic Research Centre, Professor …

DEM Monitoring Kick ‘Em Jenny Alert Level

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The alert level of the underwater volcano Kick ‘em Jenny, located near Grenada, has been raised from yellow to orange, but there is no indication of it posing any immediate danger to Barbados. Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Kerry Hinds, gave the assurance that her agency was closely monitoring the situation and appealed to ships and marine …

Prime Minister In Grenada For Summit

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is in Grenada for the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The annual summit gets under way today, CARICOM day, with an opening ceremony at the Grenada Trade Centre, beginning at 5:00 p.m. While in Grenada, Mr. Stuart and other regional leaders are expected to hold discussions …

PM Stuart To Attend CARICOM Meeting

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados on Monday, July 3, to attend the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at the Radisson Hotel in St. George’s, Grenada. The opening ceremony will be held on Tuesday, July 4, at the Grenada Trade Centre, and the conference will conclude on Thursday, July …

Barbadians Urged To Prepare For Hurricane Season

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Journalist and Hurricane Ivan Survivor, Deanzer Roberts. (GP) Residents of Barbados are being urged not to wait until they realise that “galvanise could fly”, or that their refrigerator could be blown away, before recognising the importance of preparing for hurricanes. And, Hurricane Ivan survivor, Deanzer Roberts, is also urging them to dismiss the notion that “God is a Bajan”, and …