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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) strongly objects to the disappointing decision of the European Union to “blacklist” four CARICOM jurisdictions under the guise that they maintain harmful preferential tax regimes or have failed to comply with international standards for tax transparency and good governance.  This classification will significantly damage the reputation of these jurisdictions even if […]

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and its partners at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently held a wrap-up meeting in St. Lucia at which the outcomes of the novel Caribbean Fisheries Co-Management Project (CARIFICO) were unveiled. The most important benefits underscored are better catches and improved incomes for fishers who began using Fish […]

CARICOM Chairman Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is demanding flexibility from the World Trade Organisation in dealing with small states attempting to rebuild after a disaster. Prime Minister Mitchell says the Sixth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and Cuba in Antigua this week must send a clear signal to […]

Excellency, on behalf of the CARICOM Heads of Government, it gives me immense pleasure to extend to you and your Delegation, warm and fraternal greetings on behalf of our Caribbean Community. It is deeply symbolic that we should be hosting this Meeting here in Antigua and Barbuda, forever etched in our Region’s history as the […]

  As a result of a series of three-day training workshops, Police, Prison, and Probation Officers in Grenada are better able to support restorative and rehabilitative approaches to juvenile justice reform and understand their unique responsibilities in providing service to children and their families. The workshops were hosted by the United States Agency for International […]

Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning only to find what you used to call community, city or country reduced […]

CARICOM chairman and Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell on Monday welcomed the establishment of an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the Region recover from recent hurricane events. Dr. Mitchell, also chairman of the Caribbean Development Bank, was speaking in Germany on the new initiative between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the […]

ECONOMIST MARLA DUKHARAN

Just days after the return of the first Grenlec restoration crew from Anguilla, a second Grenlec team has taken their place to continue electricity restoration in Anguilla. Expressing the Company’s appreciation to the volunteer linemen, Collin Cover, General Manager applauded the team for the excellent feedback that the host company has provided about their work. […]

In relation to the recent attack in the media on the reputation of the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice by a dissatisfied litigant, the President has been advised by his advisors that it would not be appropriate at this time to respond publicly in his personal capacity in any detail to the allegations made against him […]


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