Caribbean & International

Guyanese Jurist on path to become next Chief Justice of Belize

Respected and celebrated Guyanese jurist, Justice Louise Blenman has been nominated by the Prime Minister of Belize to become the country’s new Chief Justice. Last week, Belizian Prime Minister John Antonio Briceño initiated the consultation process with the Opposition Leader of Belize on the appointment of a new Chief Justice, recommending Justice Blenman for the post. […]

Caribbean nations can now access US funding for energy infrastuctue projects

The Caribbean and the United States are making moves to strengthen relations in the areas of energy, security, and infrastructural development. During a meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris, Caribbean nations were offered the scope to access funding for their energy infrastructural projects through the Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030 (PACC 2030) […]

President Ali to lead Guyana delegation to Summit of the Americas

While most CARICOM Leaders are expected to stay away from the Summit of the Americas, President Irfaan Ali will be leading a Guyana delegation to the California summit which begins on Wednesday. The President will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hugh Todd, Foreign Secretary Robert Persaud and Guyana’s Ambassador to CARICOM, George […]

Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago ink Mou for enhanced cooperation and trade

The Governments of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago this morning signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in a number of critical areas including agriculture, trade, tourism and culture. The MoU was signed by the Foreign Ministers of the two neighbouring CARICOM states at State House under the eyes of President Irfaan Ali and Trinidad […]

Regional Leaders call for more support of regional agriculture and encourage lifting of tariffs

At the opening of the Agriculture Investment Expo this morning, various regional Heads of Government urged more support for the region’s agriculture industry as they also called for the lifting of tariffs that continue to affect intra-regional trade. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne called on regional leaders to address the concerns of […]

CARICOM Member States to vote for candidate of their choice in Commonwealth SG race

After initially backing the incumbent Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland of Dominica for a second term as Secretary-General, the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is now allowing member states to vote for a candidate of their choice. CARICOM’s new position followed the entry of the Jamaican Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson in the race for the top Commonwealth […]

Guyana and Brazil ink treaties to cement cooperation in security and justice sectors

Guyana and Brazil today signed two treaties to develop areas of cooperation between the neighbouring states. The agreements were signed during the one-day visit to Guyana by the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonoro.    One of the treaties will see the parties offer advice on civil matters, which will include civil, labor, and administrative law, […]

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