Carib News: Daily Carib Brief: Jamaica gov’t on quest to list Port Royal sunken city as World Heritage site

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Daily Carib Brief
November 2, 2021
Jamaica Gov’t on quest to list Port Royal sunken city as World Heritage site
According to Culture Minister, Olivia Grange, if this is achieved, Port Royal will be one of only three such sites in the world. The others are in Alexandria, Greece and in Bahia, Italy.
Antigua and Barbuda celebrate 40th anniversary of Independence
Antigua and Barbuda celebrated its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Monday, overshadowed by the “seemingly endless litany of COVID-19 related ailments” that have curtailed the traditional celebrations.
Ghana supporting Guyana in gas-to-energy fund legislation
His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali has announced that the West African nation of Ghana will soon lend technical support to Guyana in the areas of local content, the sovereign wealth fund (SWF) or oil money legislation, as well as the highly-anticipated gas-to-energy development.
COP26 – CDB to make proposal
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says it will propose the Recovery Duration Adjuster (RDA) at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland.

Star-studded lineup – Bounty Killer, Tarrus Riley slated for Veterans for Veterans Concert

Bounty Killer
Tarrus Riley
Dean Fraser
The virtual event will be the main donation drive for the National Poppy Appeal 2021. It will raise funds for the care of indigent ex-soldiers.
Daily Carib Brief Quote
“I have come to see more and more that one of the most decisive steps that the Negra can take is that little walk to the voting booth. That this is an important step. We’ve got to gain the ballot, and through that gain political Power….Voting is the foundation of political action.”
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
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