Tag: hurricanes

7 Facts About Hurricanes In Jamaica

The hurricane season lasts from June to November. Jamaica, along with several other Caribbean islands and mainland territories, falls into what is commonly understood to be the Atlantic hurricane belt, meaning that these countries often experience the effects of storm

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Retired Storm Names

We’re currently in the middle of Hurricane Preparedness Week, and we started off by looking at how the storms are named. We also found out that a name is retired when the storm is so deadly or costly that future use

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That Day In September – Remembering Hurricanes Gilbert & Ivan

Water come inna mi room Mi sweep out some with mi broom Di likkle dog laugh to see such fun And di dish run away with the spoon. ‘Wild Gilbert‘ – Lloyd Lovindeer *** Monday, September 12, 1988: 10 am

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Hurricanes And The IMF

It is not well known that our rigorous four-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) comes with no provisions for external economic shocks such as a hurricane. While the IMF agreement does not make any

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 28, 2013

PIOJ Predicts Return To Growth In Sept Quarter – GDP Shrinks 0.4% In Q2. Led by agriculture and its associated industries, the Jamaican economy contracted in the June quarter by 0.4 per cent, the Planning Institute of Jamaica reported Tuesday… Read

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