June 26, 2019

Former Jamaican PM calls for regional integration on Venezuela

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From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Percival James Patterson, widely known as PJ Patterson, has advised Caribbean nations to support a united stance on the political crisis in Venezuela, where opposition forces supported by the United States and several other western countries are pursuing to oust President Nicolas Maduro from […]

OPINION: Dirty politicians and ALBA leaders

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By Jolly Green Part One [1] There have always been dirty Venezuelan politicians, but when Cuba’s Castro encouraged Hugo Chavez to take over Venezuela via a military coup in 1992, things got many times worse, many time dirtier. Dec. 13, 1994 — Chavez visits Cuba, where he spent a long time and had long talks […]

Facts about the Caribbean

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10 Interesting Facts About the Caribbean That You Never Knew By Stephanie Huber Just when you think you knew the Caribbean…there’s something new to discover. How many of these interesting facts about the Caribbean did you already know? Here are 10 strange but totally awesome facts that will make you want to pack your bags […]

Opinion: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines follows the route of Venezuela in Parliamentary practices

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By Jolly Green oday the NDP brought a private members’ motion to Parliament. The motion sort to re-establish public confidence in the electoral process to deliver free and fair elections, which is vital to democracy and the electoral system in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Some serious irregularities have come to light over the years, […]

In Costa Rica, CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris’ compelling message on Venezuela made an impression

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Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris describes his discussions in Costa Rica this week with the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela as “quite productive.”  The ICG is comprised of countries from the European Union and Latin America, including Costa Rica. “The […]

CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris leads delegation to Costa Rica for further talks with the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela

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Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has accepted an invitation from the government of Costa Rica and the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela to engage in discussions with the ICG during its 3rd Ministerial Meeting taking place in San José, Costa Rica.  […]

Put people of Venezuela 1st

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CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris says the time to put the people of Venezuela first is now CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is pictured with the European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief, Federica Mogherini, and the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Manuel E. Ventura […]

Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris reaffirms CARICOM’s commitment to bringing a peaceful resolution to Venezuela’s political crisis

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“CARICOM has been working earnestly to promote meaningful dialogue and diplomacy, as well as a four-phased process called the Montevideo Mechanism whose aim is an inclusive and lasting solution,” Chairman Harris said.  Prime Minister Harris and members of his high-level CARICOM delegation are pictured above during their visit to Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo in early February.  Chairman of […]

The return of the Cold War in the Caribbean

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By Scott B. MacDonald From Global Americans The Cold War is back in the Caribbean, but this not your father’s Cold War. While many of the actors are the same, the roles and motivations have changed. China has filled the void left by the Soviet Union as the main challenger to U.S. hegemony. Beijing’s goals […]

Violent cities

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3 big reasons it’s so hard to tell just how violent the world’s most violent cities are By Christopher Woody From Business Insider Latin American countries are consistently among the most violent. Exactly how violent they are is harder to measure for social, political, and logistical reasons. The most recent ranking of the world’s most violent […]