December 13, 2019

A “Venezuelan-owned” solution: Too much to hope?

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Commentators in western media, that dominate international news distribution, characterise any government, entity or person who speaks out against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela as “supporters of the Maduro regime”. Implicit in the characterization is that all these governments, entities or persons are “in the […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris and his delegation to Uruguay discuss in Montevideo the way forward on Venezuela

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The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, and members of his high-level delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay met with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, yesterday, Thursday, February 7th, 2019. The Caribbean delegation’s conversation with the EU’s Foreign […]

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris to lead CARICOM delegation to Uruguay for International Conference on 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 – will lead a delegation to Uruguay, where an international conference focusing on the ongoing political upheaval in Venezuela is set to convene this Thursday, February 7th, 2019, in the capital of Montevideo. The […]

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 […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 best places to visit in October for every type of traveler By Mark Abadi Sfrom Business Insider To find the best places to visit in October 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. October is shoulder season for many top tourism destinations, and savvy travelers are already […]

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week galvanizes climate action

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From Relief Web Representatives from joint FAO-UNDP NAP-Ag Programme connect sectoral adaptation plans with achievement of Paris Goals and 2030 Agenda 27 August 2018, Uruguay – This year’s Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW), hosted in Uruguay from August 20 to 23, pushed global ambitions to address climate change and facilitated important discussion between […]

Antigua supports Venezuela, withdraws from OAS Summit of the Americas

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From TeleSUR Sanders said the government of Venezuela was excluded from participation without any prior explanation or discussion by the member-states. Antigua and Barbuda did not participate in the second preparatory meeting for the Summit of the Americas yesterday as it joined the list of countries protesting Venezuela’s exclusion from the Summit scheduled to be […]

OECS joins NDC Partnership

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Monday, November 6, 2017 — The OECS Commission is proud to be one of the newest members of the NDC Partnership, an initiative launched at COP22 in Marrakesh, Morrocco, to build in-country capacity and increase knowledge sharing so that climate policies have meaningful and enduring impacts, and drive increasing global ambition over time. Made up […]

Trinidad and Tobago among Latin America and Caribbean countries with improving education systems

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From Antigua Observer WASHINGTON, Dec 6, CMC – A new study has found that while students throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) continue to be among the lowest achievers on international learning assessments, countries like Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, and Trinidad and Tobago have joined the list of rapidly-improving education systems. The Programme for International […]