Caribbean & International

CARICOM Heads disappointed at “slow pace” of CSME implementation

CARICOM Leaders are not happy with the slow pace of the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and at the just concluded Heads of Government Meeting, the leaders expressed their disappointment during discussions. They have now taken immediate steps to move the process forward. According to the Communiqu´´é issued at the conclusion […]

Guyana remains steadfast in its commitment to CARICOM -President Ali

CARICOM Leaders are meeting today in Paramaribo Suriname for their annual Heads of Government Conference. President Irfaan Ali is leading Guyana’s delegation to the CARICOM Conference. In a statement, the President said as CARICOM prepares for its 50th anniversary next year, the coming 12 months will serve an opportune occasion for reflection and a recommitment […]

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 […]

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