Crime / Crime Prevention

  • Photo of CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    We, the Heads of State and/or Government of the Caribbean Community Member States and Mexico, gathered in Belize City, Belize, to hold the Fourth CARICOM–Mexico Summit; Inspired by four decades of dialogue and friendship; Committed to strengthening ties between CARICOM and Mexico; Dedicated to the integrated regional development and the economic prosperity of our countries; Inspired by Mexico’s renewed commitment…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman condemns ‘callous’ terrorist attacks in Spain

    CARICOM Chairman condemns ‘callous’ terrorist attacks in Spain

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has condemned this week’s ‘shocking and callous’ terrorist attacks in Spain which killed 14 civilians and left more than 100 injured. CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada, expressed the Region’s position in a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Spain, the Most Excellent Mariano Rajoy Brey. Dr. Mitchell said in denouncing…

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  • Photo of Montague talks cyber security with regional security ministers

    Montague talks cyber security with regional security ministers

    Minister of National Security, Robert Montague recently met with St Lucia’s Minister of National Security, Hermangild Francis and the executive of the Regional Security System as they discussed a number of issues concerning multilateral areas of cooperation in securing the cyber capacity of the region. The meetings, which took place at the Caribbean Stakeholders conference on Cyber Security and Cybercrime…

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  • Photo of Change citizens’ perception of security and law enforcement sector- Ramjattan

    Change citizens’ perception of security and law enforcement sector- Ramjattan

    Guyana’s Vice President and Minister of Public Security, Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan  on Monday, 21 November, zeroed in on the need to address  Community citizens’ perception of the security and law enforcement sector. The Minister was delivering remarks to the  official opening of the  Seventeenth Meeting of the Council for Security and Law Enforcement at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana.…

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  • Photo of CBSI Technical Working Group on crime prevention convenes in Jamaica next week

    CBSI Technical Working Group on crime prevention convenes in Jamaica next week

    The CARICOM Secretariat, in collaboration with the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) will convene a Technical Working Group (TWG) on crime prevention next week. The working group will be in Jamaica from November 3-5 to examine the development of cross-cutting, comprehensive, and regional approaches to crime prevention by focusing on at-risk youth and vulnerable populations. The group will also facilitate prioritisation and sequencing of CBSI…

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  • Photo of Tobago Readies New Anti-Crime Plan

    Tobago Readies New Anti-Crime Plan

    Tobago’s government is planning a new push to combat crime, according to Chief Secretary Orville London. The new plan involves more cameras, the creation of a canine unit and greater surveillance at ports of entry, London said. The plan, drafted by Tobago’s Assistant Commissioner of Police, Brian Headley, also dealt with the question of manpower in the police service. London…

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  • Violence, cruelty, inequity and injustice …  not our destiny says Triennial Awardee

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Ms. Marion Bethel, the eleventh recipient of the CARICOM Triennial Award for Women, in her acceptance speech, struck a resounding note  in her call to governments and civil society “to commit  wholeheartedly to zero tolerance for violence against women and girls” and to the “pursuit of a fifty percent representation of women in Parliament”.…

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  • Photo of Prosperity and Security focus of 8th Caribbean-UK Ministerial Forum

    Prosperity and Security focus of 8th Caribbean-UK Ministerial Forum

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and the Dominican Republic and Premiers from the UK overseas territories met in London on 16-17 June 2014 for their biennial high-level talks with the Foreign Office Minister for the Caribbean and other UK Government Ministers. According to Ambassador Colin Granderson, CARICOM Secretariat Assistant Secretary General for Foreign and Community…

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  • Photo of St Kitts and Nevis to pilot Regional Youth Security Programme

    St Kitts and Nevis to pilot Regional Youth Security Programme

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 05, 2014 (SKNIS): An eighteen month programme which targets the safety of youth in schools and communities is a new initiative between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. At a recently held National Consultation and Launch of the CARICOM – Spain Citizen Security Project, Ionie Liburd-Willet, Permanent Secretary in the…

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  • Photo of St. Lucian youth in Babonneau to benefit from Reducing Youth on Youth Violence in CARICOM Member States pilot project

    St. Lucian youth in Babonneau to benefit from Reducing Youth on Youth Violence in CARICOM Member States pilot project

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 05, 2014 (SKNIS): An eighteen month programme which targets the safety of youth in schools and communities is a new initiative between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. At a recently held National Consultation and Launch of the CARICOM – Spain Citizen Security Project, Ionie Liburd-Willet, Permanent Secretary in the…

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