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Sargassum seaweed, 'greatest single threat to the Caribbean tourism industry'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015 - 06:51 UTC
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It would take at least US$120 million and more than 100,000 people to clean up the Sargassum seaweed that has created “an international crisis” and “the greatest single threat” to the Caribbean, according to Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    'Sir Hilary' doesn't seem to understand what 'endemic' and 'systemic means and is clearly guessing at the amount of money needed and the numbers of workers required to clear the beaches.

    I would have thought, certainly for Jamaica, that getting rid of the robbers and murderers in the tourist areas at least is a better way of spending money in defence of their 'Brand'.

    Aug 19th, 2015 - 11:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    And all the Drugs that pass through .

    Aug 19th, 2015 - 06:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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