World’s facing “catastrophic” rise in temperatures
The world is on course for a “catastrophic” temperature rise this century. This is according to the United Nations whi...
by BUZZ Writer
Jan 14, 2021
UN reclassification of ganja doesn’t go far enough, says cannabis advocates
Despite the United Nations’ recent reclassification of ganja, removing it from the Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention...
Dec 03, 2020
Feel the burn! 2020 could be hottest year on record
We felt it and now the United Nations has confirmed that it was a sweltering year. The global body, in its provisional annual Stat...
Dec 02, 2020
Big moves! Senator Floyd Morris elected to UN committee
Jamaican Senator Dr Floyd Morris is among nine persons elected to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disab...
Dec 01, 2020
Luis Abinader sworn in as Dominican president
Luis Rodolfo Abinader was sworn in as president of the Dominican Republic on Sunday in a ceremony attended by US Secretary of Stat...
Aug 16, 2020
Jamaican Pamela Coke-Hamilton takes reins at International Trade Centre
Jamaican Pamela Coke-Hamilton is now the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of t...
Jul 28, 2020
Bartlett gloomy on pre-COVID era return for Caribbean tourism
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says for the first quarter of this year, international tourism has recorded 67 milli...
Jun 20, 2020
When baby names go horribly wrong
A few years ago the Registrar General’s Department made an announcement pleading with parents to think long and hard when choosi...
Jun 13, 2020
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