Photo credit: JIS Rudranath Fraser Jamaica now has the capacity to conduct more informed climate risk analyses to better guide the public sector’s decision-making regarding future infrastructural investments. This follows the official launch of the Jamaica Systemic Risk Assessment Tool (J-SRAT) by the Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator the Hon. Matthew Samuda, […]
Chinese Think Tank Puts China On Geopolitical Risk Alert For 2022
A Chinese think tank, the Centre for International Security and Strategy (CISS) at Tsinghua University has warned China on the geopolitical risks it will confront during this year. These include among others: 1. Policy Changes in the South China Sea with a new president assuming office in the Philippines. 2. Increased tension between Washington and Beijing on several fronts. 3. […]
The Risk Of Failure
One can define failure in such a way that it puts you in conflict with yourself. That, like in anything in which you persist to get comfortable being in conflict with yourself, is dangerous. It’s akin to a frog getting comfortable or being OK in “warm” waters. Many of us use a definition-not unrelated to our upbringing- where failure is […]
Glaucoma: Know The Facts!
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and even blindness. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the 2nd leading cause of blindness worldwide. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, results in increased eye pressure. There are often no early symptoms, which is why 50% of people with […]