Jewel Fraser is a freelance journalist who writes for Ozy Media, Inter Press Service, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation. She also writes press releases for a major telcoms firm.
A press release commissioned by TSTT that I wrote about an event where their CIO spoke.
Story on region's research into mercury contamination
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PORT OF SPAIN, Oct 9 2018 (IPS) - Recent research at a centre in Guyana shows that some types of butterflies and lizards in the Amazon have been seeking shelter from the heat as Amazonian temperatures rise.
The CEIBA Biological Centre (CEIBA), in Madewini, Guyana, under its executive d...
If you think the news is a battleground now, you should have been in Trinidad in August 1969. That’s when the Trinidad Express refused to stop covering the story of Dr. Leonard Hanna, a Black American dentist, and his wife, who’d been turned away from the Trinidad Country Club tennis courts despite their staying at a nearby Hilton whose guests were routinely allowed use of the club’s facilities. The Hannas’ taxi driver, irate, took them to share their story with the Express.
Then came the bac...
Tall and well-groomed, Brian Rochester has eyes that smile when he talks about the fellowship he says exists between Chinese immigrants and Trinidadians of African or Indian descent at the Grace Chapel church in the heart of Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago. Richards, in his mid-30s, has for the past three years been pastor of the church, home to a Chinese Christian Fellowship congregation where 50 members regularly meet. But look beyond the church, and things appear less ros...
Review of a peer-reviewed study that suggests climate change will result in some fish stocks being winners and some losers under warmer temperatures scenarios.
This story looks at Guyana's development of its massive fossil fuel reserves in the light of its commitments under the Paris climate change agreement.
Venezuelan scientists shared information on how illegal mining along the Orinoco River is posing a threat to the environment and fish stocks, at the LACCCB 2018.
Story based on presentation by scientists at LACCCB 2018, about how salt water intrusion is affecting rice farmers in Guyana, as sea levels rise.
This is the second in a two-part series investigating the challenge of encouraging the public to eat more seafood against the backdrop of consumer fears over mercury contamination. Part one of the series appeared on Wednesday, 6 June.
This is the first of a two-part series investigating the challenge of encouraging the public to eat more seafood against the backdrop of consumer fears over mercury contamination.