“Blessed” Rains Become a Curse in Antigua

Inter Press Service: Antigua is one of the most drought-prone countries in the Caribbean. So whenever it rains, the inhabitants generally regard the weather as "showers of blessing". But that is starting to change. Many farmers now see the rains as a curse and are now fighting an uphill battle to save their crops, vital for both the local and foreign markets."The yield and lifespan [of crops in a greenhouse] basically are three times as much as open-field production." -- Delrie Cole "We are a drought-prone country,"......

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