September 24, 2020

St Kitts & Nevis PM touches down in Montevideo for CARICOM – Mexico – Uruguay – led Conference on the situation in Venezuela

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The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his CARICOM delegation touched down early Wednesday morning in Montevideo, Uruguay after a nine-hour flight from Miami. This afternoon, the Uruguayan Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, is hosting the CARICOM […]

CARICOM Heads of Government hold special meeting on Venezuela

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CARICOM Heads of Government today, Friday, February 1st, 2019, continued to demonstrate their deep resolve in advancing a solution to the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela during a meeting held via videoconference, which lasted several hours.  This was their second emergency meeting on Venezuela in the space of a week, the first one being held […]

Divided they stand: Caribbean nations take sides on Venezuela

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By George Popplewell From Global Voices The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nations’ position on the situation in Venezuela became clearer over the past weekend—and it’s anything but unified. Allegiances didn’t necessarily align, however, with those expressed in the Organization of American States (OAS) resolution on January 10 that sought to declare the second term of Nicolás Maduro’s presidency illegitimate. […]

CARICOM fears worsening crisis

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By Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life With the Venezuelan crisis worsening on its doorsteps, a small grouping of Caribbean Community leaders headed to the United States this week offering the services of the region as neutral mediator but nations like Trinidad and Guyana, which border Venezuela are not holding their breath for an immediate solution […]

CARICOM delegation to the UN, led by Prime Minister Harris, acts as a crucial go-between to advance meaningful dialogue and diplomacy on Venezuela

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The Caribbean Community’s high-profile shuttle diplomacy mission to the United Nations, which is being led by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, in his capacity as CARICOM’s Chairman, follows through on the offer made by the Heads of Government last Thursday. In the communiqué from Thursday’s special emergency […]

PM Harris invited to inauguration of President Maduro in Venezuela, attends with a delegation representing St. Kitts and Nevis

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The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has accepted an invitation to attend the inauguration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Prime Minister Harris travelled to Venezuela last Wednesday, January 9, 2019, to see President Nicolás Maduro sworn in for a second six-year term on Thursday, following his re-election in […]

The Caribbean Court of Justice revisited

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To Kaieteur News By David ComissiongBarbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM DEAR EDITOR, I suspect that the primary reason why the people of Grenada and Antigua & Barbuda voted on 6th November 2018 not to accept the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their highest national Court of Appeal is because – fundamentally – most of our […]

PM Harris meets with CARICOM’s Secretary-General ahead of assuming the Chairmanship of CARICOM and hosting 30th Inter-Sessional in St. Kitts

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PM HARRIS MEETS WITH CARICOM’S SECRETARY-GENERALAHEAD OF ASSUMING THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF CARICOMAND HOSTING 30TH INTER-SESSIONAL IN ST. KITTS December 17th, 2018 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris met today, Monday, December 17th, 2018, with the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in the Office of the Prime Minister at Government Headquarters. Prime Minister Harris […]

1.5 critical reasons

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5 Reasons 1.5 remains critical for the Caribbean By Dizzanne Billy From Climate Tracker At COP24, we were not surprised to see contention arising between grown delegates over the use of miniscule words. It happened last year, this year, and it is with high confidence that we declare it will happen at COP25, whether it […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Caribbean – Confronting its demons

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Had the meeting of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) been the only event affecting the Caribbean in the first week of December, it would have been a week to celebrate. But, it was also a week when global emissions of […]