December 8, 2019

Alicia Bárcena reviewed with Caribbean Authorities progress on the debt for climate adaptation swap initiative, including the creation of a resilience fund

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ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York. (September 23, 2019) The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: It’S simple – Elected officials cannot serve two masters

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By Sir Ronald Sanders from Tribune242 THE law is the law and it is binding on all who dwell or visit within its jurisdiction. The law is particularly binding on those who make the law. As I observed in a previous commentary, “Law makers should not be law breakers”. This issue is raised again in […]

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 […]

Caricom leaders fed-up of Guyana’s political culture

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian “Between the two us, ……. I can tell you frankly that Guyana and Haiti are the two biggest political headaches to the Caribbean Community. ……. Unlike other Caricom member States, your country’s politicians are the most immature, ridiculous, and antagonizing in the Region”. These were the exact words of […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: EU and OECD have Caribbean on the ropes again

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By Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 WASHINGTON, United States, Thursday August 2, 2018 – The financial services sector of Caribbean jurisdictions, and other parts of the developing world, have been under continuous assault by the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) since the mid-1990s. This assault will peak again in […]

CARICOM Heads of Government stand with the Cayman Islands, OTs in solidarity against United Kingdom’s unilateral action

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• CARICOM supports the Cayman Islands to stop the United Kingdom’s efforts at constitutional overreach • Meeting held at request of Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin • Official statement coming this week GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stand squarely behind the Cayman Islands and other Overseas […]

Venezuela successfully completed tour to strengthen alliances with Caribbean countries

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(AVN) – The Chancellor of the Republic, Jorge Arreaza, successfully completed a tour that began last Tuesday for several Caribbean countries, with the mission of strengthening the bonds of brotherhood that Venezuela has with the island states of the region. “We finished a successful tour of the Eastern Caribbean. We thank the Prime Ministers of […]

A Caribbean increasingly more prosperous, equitable, secure, and united is possible

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Full text of speech presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of stare and Ministers, during the VI Caricom-Cuba Summit. Antigua and Barbuda, December 8, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolutio Author: Raúl Castro Ruz | Speech presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of stare and […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Ire of two Prime Ministers | Sir Ronald Sanders

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From CARIBBEAN360 ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Friday June 9, 2017 – On May 29, two former Prime Ministers and leaders of opposing political parties in Antigua and Barbuda presented their nation’s parliament with one of those rare occasions in which in a fiery debate, they were ‘singing from the same hymn sheet’ […]

Canada: $64,000 spent on RCMP accommodations for PM’s 2015 Caribbean vacation

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By Glen McGregor,From CTV News OTTAWA – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to take another foreign holiday over New Years, details about the total cost to taxpayers of his last Caribbean vacation are emerging. Documents obtained by CTV News show that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police paid more than $64,000 to accommodate the prime […]