Caribbean

07/06/2021

#26 A Caribbean perspective

COVID-19 – a view from Trinidad and Tobago

EURA Conversations Post #26 – 7 June 2021
Julia R. Kotzebue, habitant at the Institute of Geography at the University of Hamburg, and guest researcher at the Department of Geography at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

At the beginning of this year, when many European countries and especially their cities were confronted by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), praised Keith Christopher Rowley, Prime Minister of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the health protecting measures and leadership his government had introduced to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.… Read the rest

19/10/2021

#31 The impact of COVID-19 on Trinidad and Tobago

Impact of COVID-19 on the Caribbean

EURA Conversations Post #31 – 18 October 2021
by Gabrielle Thongs, Department of Geography, the University of West Indies

A cool ocean breeze, the slow rustle of the coconut tree, and the gentle rhythmic call of a kiskadee. Those are the sounds that usually wake me in the morning. Since the beginning of the pandemic, though, those soothing sounds have been replaced by the loud, jarring sirens of ambulances.… Read the rest