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Hurricane Sandy hits Jamaica, Cuba heads for Bahamas, U.S. on watch

News 25th October 2012

Our latest update on hurricane Sandy can be found here. As forecast, Hurricane Sandy made landfall on Jamaica as a category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 80mph. Fueled by warm waters around Jamaica Sandy intensified before landfall, lashing the islands shanty towns. After Jamaica, Cuba is the next destination to feel the full […]

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Jamaica seeking increased cover under CCRIF

News 23rd November 2010

The Government of Jamaica has decided to extend the coverage it receives from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to include cover for flooding and periods of unusually heavy rainfall. The Minister of Finance told the press that he expected the extension to the facility to come into effect by the end of January […]

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