In Trinidad, Causes Debated as Flooding Worsens

Inter Press Service: Officially, the Caribbean`s rainy season begins in June, coinciding with the start of the hurricane season. But recently, heavy rains have signalled an early start to the rainy season, flooding streets, swelling rivers and causing widespread damage to crops. "With global warming, you have to expect anything these days," Shiraz Khan, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Farmers` Association (TTFA), told IPS. He said the situation has been further complicated by the fact that during the dry season,......

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