September 17, 2019

Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis commends the efforts of His Majesty King Mohammed VI for peace and stability in the world

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Article relayed with the authorization of the Moroccan press agency Friday, July 26, 2019 – Rabat, Morocco – Timothy Sylvester Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, welcomed on Thursday in Rabat the efforts of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in favor of the peace and stability in the world. “We salute […]

Caribbean commitment to IMO standards to support the blue economy

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From Hellenic Shipping News Caribbean States and Territories have re-affirmed their commitment to implementing IMO standards for safe, secure and sustainable shipping. This is part of wider efforts to intensify investments and harness the full potential of the oceans, rivers and lakes to accelerate economic growth, create jobs and fight poverty. Ministers responsible for maritime […]

Jamaica takes action to safeguard energy security

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By CHAD BRYAN From JIS Story Highlights In an effort to safeguard Jamaica’s energy security, the Government will take legislative action to retake ownership of the 49 per cent shares in Petrojam, which is held by the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, PDV Caribe. At a press conference at the Foreign Affairs and […]

NY Times: US believes China behind massive Marriott hack

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax The investigation into the hack of the Marriott hotel chain points to an organized effort by the Chinese government to steal the information of millions of Americans, according to The New York Times.  Federal investigators believe the hack, which began in 2014, was conducted by people working for China’s Ministry of […]

OECS Diplomats attend International training cycle in Morocco

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 — Diplomats from OECS Member States recently completed a two-week training programme in International Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in the Moroccan capital of Rabat. The main objective of the programme was the strengthening of capacity within the Foreign Ministries of Member States, and participants were exposed to a range of issues […]

Cuban Foreign Minister receives the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

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Reproduced courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cuba (Cubaminrex) Friday, September 21, 2018 — The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, received on Thursday 20th September the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Hon. Dr. Didacus Jules, who is in Cuba on a work visit. In a […]

Jamaica Senate gives green light for Extension of State of Emergency

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday July 30, 2018 – The State of Public Emergency now in effect in the northwestern parish of St. James will continue for another three months. Members of the Senate unanimously approved the extension under the Emergency Powers (Continuance) (No. 3) Resolution, 2018, until November 1. Last week, the Lower House […]

European Union steps up support for three hurricane-hit Caribbean countries

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From Curacao Chronicle BRUSSELS – Representatives of the European Union (EU) and the governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and St Lucia yesterday signed agreements in support of the post-hurricane recovery and reconstruction efforts in those Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. The financing agreements amount to €30 million (US$35 million). The agreements were signed in Brussels […]

Cuba ratifies commitment to peace in the Caribbean

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From Presna Latina Port of Spain, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba Rogelio Sierra ratified today his government”s commitment to maintain stability in Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of his official visit to Trinidad and Tobago, he held a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the […]

Caribbean News – Here is the full Cabinet of the new Barbados Government

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From NAN News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 30, 2018: Over the weekend, Barbados’ first elected female Prime Minister, Mia Mottley named her Cabinet after being sworn in officially on Friday, March 25, 2018. The new cabinet consists of 30 members and 12 senators. Referring to what some people consider a “gigantic Cabinet,” she said: “My […]