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  • Caribbean Nations Sign off on Cyber Crime Action Plan

    Priority areas in the action plan include training, legislation, technical capacity and law enforcement. Caribbean countries have sign off on a plan of action to strengthen regional co-operation and help governments address cyber security vulnerabilities. It follows a five-day meeting in Saint Lucia that brought together legislators, cyber security experts and international law enforcement bodies such as Interpol. The move…

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  • Photo of Caribbean to tackle escalating cybercrime with regional approach

    Caribbean to tackle escalating cybercrime with regional approach

    CASTRIES, St Lucia — Commonwealth ministers, policymakers and cybersecurity experts are currently gathering in St Lucia for a three-day meeting (16-18 March) to tackle rising cybercrime in the Caribbean. The meeting will provide a platform for participants to address challenges and develop a coordinated regional action plan to prevent cybercrime and improve cybersecurity. This will involve setting up a virtual…

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  • Photo of Craft a culture that makes youth assets – Minister Ramjattan tells Regional Youth Forum

    Craft a culture that makes youth assets – Minister Ramjattan tells Regional Youth Forum

    Guyana’s Minister for Public Security, Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, called for the crafting of   a culture that makes youth assets rather than liabilities. The Minister made this call at the Official Opening of  the two-day Regional Forum on Youth Crime and Violence which opened today, 29 February 2016, in Georgetown, Guyana, under the theme: Youth Crime and Violence; Breaking the Cycle…

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  • Photo of Communiqué Issued At The Conclusion of The Twenty-seventh Inter-sessional Meeting of The Conference of Heads of Government of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), 16-17 February 2016, Placencia, Belize

    Communiqué Issued At The Conclusion of The Twenty-seventh Inter-sessional Meeting of The Conference of Heads of Government of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), 16-17 February 2016, Placencia, Belize

    The Twenty-Seventh Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Placencia, Belize on 16-17 February 2016.  The Prime Minister of Belize, the Honourable Dean Barrow, chaired the proceedings.   Other members of the Conference in attendance were:  the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable Gaston Browne; the Prime Minister…

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  • Photo of Heads to increase co-operation on crime and security

    Heads to increase co-operation on crime and security

    CARICOM Heads of Government deliberated on the issue of crime and security and agree to increase their cooperation and collaboration in this area. President of Guyana H.E. David Granger signs the protocol amending the Treaty to formally establish the Council of National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE), “The Conference adopted and opened for signature, the Protocol Amending the Revised Treaty…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG calls for action against security, economic, health threats

    CARICOM SG calls for action against security, economic, health threats

    Crime, unproved categorisation of the Region as a financial high risk area and the potentially devastating effects of the Zika virus were the threats identified by CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in his urgent call for action to keep the Community’s well earned reputation safe and secure. Ambassador Irwin LaRocque made this call to the official opening of the 27th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference…

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  • Photo of Jamaica to Host Historic Regional Security Conference

    Jamaica to Host Historic Regional Security Conference

    The Jamaica Defence Force will this year host the Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC) from the 26 to 29 January in Kingston, Jamaica.  The annual conference, which is in its 14th year, is a forum for defence and security chiefs from across the region to hold collective discussions on mutual and common security concerns while sharing experiences and ideas. The…

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  • Photo of Anguilla and St. Maarten Law Enforcement holds bilateral talks

    Anguilla and St. Maarten Law Enforcement holds bilateral talks

    ANGUILLA / SINT MAARTEN — Law Enforcement Officers from Anguilla and St. Maarten on Thursday 10th December, 2015 met in Anguilla at Police Headquarters to hold bilateral talks on security and intelligence for both islands. The meeting hosted by the Royal Anguilla Police Force and chaired by Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Elliott Forbes was attended by Police, Customs and…

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  • Photo of United Nations Security Council adopts ground-breaking resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

    United Nations Security Council adopts ground-breaking resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

    New York – The United Nations Security Council has today adopted a ground-breaking resolution on Youth, Peace and Security which recognizes that “young people play an important and positive role in the maintenance and promotion of international peace and security”. This historic acknowledgement of the critical role of young people’s role in supporting durable peace will bolster the work of…

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  • Combine security assets for citizens’ safety – SG LaRocque urges Security Ministers at CONSLE

    Remarks by the Secretary-General  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque  On the Occasion of the   SIXTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT (CONSLE)  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO   I regret that I am unable to be with you at this very important Meeting.  It is clear that the serious and pressing nature of security issues in our…

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