May 13, 2021

Impact of proposed Scotiabank sale to be assessed in accordance with Treaty – CCC

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The CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) has said that any impact the proposed acquisition of Scotiabank by Republic Financial Holdings Limited will be assessed in accordance with the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC). The Commission, a CARICOM Institution that was established by Article 171 of the RTC, is mandated to promote and protect competition within the […]

OECS and CARICOM to hold joint session in support of OECS Competition Authority

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On November 24, 2017 the Commissioners of the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) will convene a meeting at the Coco Resort in St. Lucia. On the Agenda is a joint session with the OECS Commission to support the establishment of an OECS Competition Authority. Article 170(2) of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC) requires every Member […]

Radio Cayman puts Radio Turks & Caicos back on air

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Radio Cayman recently stepped in to help the Turks & Caicos Islands, when the majority of the jurisdiction’s broadcast network was destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Following high-level talks between the Cabinet Office and the government-owned radio station Radio Turks & Caicos (RTC), Radio Cayman’s senior technician flew into Provodenciales on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. The […]

Caribbean Court orders Guyana to refund Trinidad beverage company millions in “unlawful” environmental tax

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By Denis Chabrol From Demara Waves The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Tuesday ordered Guyana to refund the Trinidad-based beverage company, SM Jaleel and its subsidiary in Guyana, a yet to be agreed large amount of Environmental Tax levied between 2011 and 2015 in violation of Caricom’s trade rules. “The Court holds that Guyana […]