Environment

Dear Editor: We can’t increase Caribbean integration when it’s cheaper to fly to Miami than Barbados

“[…] Decreased airfare is one way to stimulate intra-regional travel for both business and leisure. “Studies show that increased visitor arrivals lead to increased economic activity—more tax collection, increased employment, and general stimulation of economies…” The following Letter to the Editor on the disproportionately high airfares within the Caribbean was …

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Dear Editor: Effective inclement weather policies will address inconsistent national responses and save lives

“[…] If it was unsafe for schools to stay open, why were the non-essential businesses allowed to stay open with the workers exposed to the same risk? “[…] We must consider whether these weather alerts are reaching the population—especially in rural areas—and are they being understood? […]” The following Letter …

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Salaah: Piarco solar panel system must not be ‘one-off’ in T&T’s move towards renewable energy

“[…] According to an article in Renewable Energy World, ‘there are about 217 days of sunshine a year in the Caribbean’—making countries in our region ideal for using and investing in renewable energy.  “[…] For instance, when there is disruption or interruption in electricity, traffic lights on our nation’s highways and …

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