April 13, 2021

Hugo Chavez commemorated across South America, Caribbean on 5th anniversary of his passing

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By Earl Bousquet From TeleSUR While the Venezuelan government and people held a series of events in the country honoring the late leader, events were taking place across the region. The 5th anniversary of the death of legendary Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez was marked in Venezuela and across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) on […]

Caribbean travel bans unfair, says Sierra Leone national

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By Ken Richards From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — A national of Sierra Leone residing in Britain has criticized the travel ban imposed by St Kitts and Nevis and a number of other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. Communications consultant Desmond Gordon told WINN FM that the ban is unfair because there […]

Keeping ‘SS Caricom’ afloat

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By Rickey Singh From Trinidad Express AMID recurring criticisms of and support for the Caribbean Community, it is quite rare for serious concerns to be expressed about what it could mean for us as citizens of “one Caribbean” if we had no functioning mechanisms to sustain the twin-pillars of regional economic integration and functional cooperation. […]