CARICOM suspends Dominican Republic’s bid for membership

By Admin 27.11.2013

PORT-OF-SPAIN: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) issued a statement Tuesday condemning the recent Constitutional Court decision in the Dominican Republic that could strip hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent of their nationality.

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CARICOM urged to cease talks with DR until citizenship issue resolved

By Admin 20.11.2013

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Nirad Tewarie, Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad & Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI), has called on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to act in relation to the recent Dominican Republic-Haiti citizenship situation, where over 210,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent have been rendered stateless.

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Increasing gap between rich and poor nations a concern

By Admin 16.10.2013

NEW YORK: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have expressed concerns over the widening gap between rich and poor countries and warn that they may continue to lag behind in pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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PM Douglas to discuss CCJ’s immigration ruling

By Admin 16.10.2013

BASSETERRE: St. Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will meet soon with Attorney General Jason Hamilton pertaining to immigration matters within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) following the recent immigration ruling by the Caribbean Court (CCJ) in the Shanique Myrie judgement.

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Canada easing its visa application process

By Admin 18.09.2013

PORT OF SPAIN: The Canadian government has announced the opening of a new visa application centre (VAC) in Port-of-Spain, making the process of applying for a visa to enter Canada “easier and more convenient”.

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Active role in debate on UN’s post 2015 agenda urged

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By Admin 11.09.2013

ST. GEORGE’S: Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Caroline Rodrigues-Birkett, says the Caribbean should take an active role at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debate on the post 2015 Agenda.

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Caribbean fisherfolk mobilize for stronger representation

By Admin 04.09.2013

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Over 35 fisherfolk leaders and resource persons from 17 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries met last month in Trinidad and agreed on a four-year plan of action, which will see fisherfolk in the Caribbean mobilizing for stronger representation in the region and internationally.

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