Agronoticias: Agriculture News from Latin America and the Caribbean



The Bahamas to restrict tomato and sweet pepper imports

The government assures that the country's farmers can meet the demands for supplying Bahamians.
A child stands in what is left of his house in Utuado, Puerto Rico, which was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria Oct. 12, 2017.

“Next time we will be prepared”

Resilience has become the key to facing extreme weather events in Latin America and the Caribbean. Haiti is preparing a project to [...]
Man breaking coconuts in St. Kitts

Caricom to Create Fund for Agricultural Recovery in the Caribbean

Following unprecedented hurricanes, resilience in agriculture in focus at regional agriculture meeting
Image of Haiti after tropical storm Hanna, in 2008.

Mesoamerica and the Caribbean build resilience in the eye of the storm

With fertile soil and a favorable climate, Central America and the Caribbean are in a unique position to supply agricultural products to [...]
A man rebuilding his home in the Dominican Republic after Hurricane Irma.

The Caribbean agricultural sector has suffered serious damages from Hurricane Irma

With the storm taking its last parting blows, the Caribbean countries begin to assess the damages. Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and [...]
NASA satellite image of Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma pummels Caribbean and churns towards Florida

The Atlantic’s strongest storm has left destruction across the Caribbean. Witnesses warn others to brace themselves as Irma moves toward Florida.
A Rainbow Infrared graphic of Hurricane Irma from September 4-5 from the GOES Floater satellite.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Irma nears eastern Caribbean islands

Irma has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Atlantic, and is threatening to slam into Caribbean islands including Puerto [...]
A sign advertising fresh tilapia for sale at Indies Greens.

Advancing Aquaponics – FAO regional training workshop in Antigua

Fresh tilapia is now being sold at Indies Greens, site of the FAO regional training workshop on Advancing Aquaponics for five countries [...]
Dark clouds loom over a camp for people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Caribbean cities must prepare themselves for more intense hurricanes

Studies on the risk of high winds in La Habana, for example, show that a Category 3 hurricane (winds from 179 to [...]