October 22, 2019

OECS Foreign Ministers conclude successful fourth meeting of Council of Ministers – Foreign Affairs (COMFA)

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — On May 06, 2017 OECS Ministers of Foreign Affairs concluded yet another successful meeting of the Council of Ministers – Foreign affairs. The meeting was held in Nassau, the Bahamas under the Chairmanship of Senator the Hon. Francine Baron, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Dominica, and involved […]

Environmental agreement to Latin America and the Caribbean

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From Radio Cadena Agramonte Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador highlighted the agreement just signed in Costa Rica for Latin America and the Caribbean in environmental matters. In its digital page and Twitter account, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, pointed out that the Covenant constitutes a fundamental milestone, he has reaffirmed the […]

Jamaica: Senator Johnson Smith to preside over council of ACP states

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, will preside over the Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States for the next six months. Johnson Smith’s tenure, which began on February 1, will last until July 2018. This was disclosed by President of the […]

IACHR tells Costa Rica that it must recognize marriage equality

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From Caribbean News Now The Courtroom at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights WASHINGTON, USA — On January 9, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) issued an advisory opinion that Costa Rica must recognize marriage equality. This opinion is relevant to Costa Rica and 19 other countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean that […]

ST. Kitts and Nevis introduces tax-free budget for three consecutive years, says Minister Brantley

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From Government of St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 08, 2017 (SKNIS): The over EC$700 million Appropriation (2018) Bill, 2017, which was introduced in the Federal Parliament for the upcoming fiscal year was described as tax-free and has been that way for three straight years, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, the […]

Caribbean leaders discuss ongoing situation in Venezuela

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From Nation News Barbados PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders Tuesday held “varied and robust views” on the ongoing political situation in Venezuela during a three-hour meeting. No official statement has been issued by the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat or from the office of the Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, who is the […]

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Briefs Dip. Corps

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JAMAICA’S MINISTER OF TOURISM BRIEFS THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ON THE UNWTO CONFERENCE IN JAMAICA IN NOVEMBER 2017 Attached photos and captions of the briefing by the Minister of Tourism the Honourable Ed Bartlett Minister of Tourism of members of the Diplomatic Corps about the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Tourism […]

Italian Consul General visits Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Italian Consul General Gloria Marina Bellelli paid a brief courtesy call to Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin at his office in the Government Administration Building Monday (24) morning. In September 2015 Ms Bellelli assumed her duties as Consul General at the Consulate General in Miami, with jurisdiction for Florida, Georgia, South […]

Taiwan announces visa-free entry for allies in Caribbean

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From Nation News Barbados TAIPEI  – The Government of Taiwan on Wednesday announced visa-free entry for nationals of its diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, with immediate effect. According Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this is being done to “demonstrate the closeness between Taiwan and its allies in the Caribbean “and “the principles of mutual benefit […]

US releases multi-year strategy for engagement with the Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the chairman emeritus of the committee, on Monday announced the release of a new US government strategy on future engagement with the Caribbean. The strategy was mandated by the US–Caribbean […]