October 23, 2019

More engagement needed between CARICOM and Caribbean Diaspora in U.S.

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From South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC– Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. Riyad Insanally has suggested that there be a more structured process of engagement between the Caribbean Diplomatic Caucus  in Washington DC and the Caribbean diaspora to ensure that efforts to advance the cause of the region and its people are well […]

Caribbean Basin security initiative

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From bs.us embassy “Transnational criminal organizations and subsidiary organizations have spread throughout the nation, threatening the safety of the United States and its citizens. A comprehensive and decisive approach is required to dismantle these organized crime syndicates and restore safety…” —President Trump Rising crime and violence in the Caribbean, largely related to illicit trafficking threaten […]

Leaders from 18 nations, SOUTHCOM meet in Jamaica to discuss Caribbean security

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By Michael Wimbish From dvids KINGSTON, Jamaica – Drawn by an interest in addressing regional threats of mutual concern, delegations from 18 nations met in Kingston, Jamaica, Jan. 26-29, 2016, for talks on security cooperation capacity building in the Caribbean. More than 100 leaders and experts in defense, government, law enforcement, and emergency management took part […]

Eastern Caribbean leaders fail to address concerns of official corruption –US Report

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From Antigua Observer WASHINGTON, Mar 4 – Political leaders in the Eastern Caribbean (EC) have “largely failed” to address concerns of official corruption, according to a report released by the United States State Department. It said the seven Eastern Caribbean countries – Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and […]