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  • Photo of Caribbean Region Needs To Focus On The Well-being Of Its Citizens, Says Minister Of National Security

    Caribbean Region Needs To Focus On The Well-being Of Its Citizens, Says Minister Of National Security

    The safety and security of citizens is of grave importance and there is a call for countries in the region to shift from traditional concepts of state security to a broader multi-dimensional concept that focuses on citizen security and safety and well-being of Caribbean citizens, said Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security. The Prime…

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  • Photo of Guyana gets US$350,000 under CBSI

    Guyana gets US$350,000 under CBSI

    Guyana has received an additional US$350, 000 under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), to support its law enforcement and narcotics control interventions.  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, and United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, today in the Main Conference Room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, signed the CBSI’s “Letter of Agreement Three Point Two” which provides…

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  • Photo of CCLEC Pernamant Secretary addresses the Caribbean Postal Union’s Council of Ministers at the 18th Annual Conference.

    CCLEC Pernamant Secretary addresses the Caribbean Postal Union’s Council of Ministers at the 18th Annual Conference.

    The Permanent Secretary (PS) of CCLEC, Mr Paul Hilaire, addressed the Council of Ministers of the Caribbean Postal Union Meeting held in the BVI from the 14-18 September 2015 under the theme “The future Post Union” Postal Harmonisation and Sustainability. The meeting was attended by a high level delegation of Ministers including the Prime-Minister of Sint. Maarten, Chief Minister of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM IMPACS join in Interdiction training

    CARICOM IMPACS join in Interdiction training

    CARICOM IMPACS in collaboration with the US Government concluded a week long Joint Interdiction Training in the U.S. Virgin Islands, on Tuesday. The training, targeted at regional border security officials, was made possible through funding under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative and was overseen by personnel from the US Customs and Border Protections (CBP). During the training, participants were engaged…

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  • Photo of Trinidadian company assists St. Kitts-Nevis Police

    Trinidadian company assists St. Kitts-Nevis Police

    The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) has had its crime-fighting capacity beefed up with the donation of a master of biohazard evidence collection forensic kit donated by Amalgamated Security Services Ltd (ASSL) of Trinidad and Tobago. During a brief ceremony at Government Headquarters in the parliamentary lounge on September 11, Dr. Maurice Aboud, Chief Forensic and Criminalistic…

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  • Photo of Simpson Miller Calls for International Support to Fight Crime in Jamaica and the Caribbean

    Simpson Miller Calls for International Support to Fight Crime in Jamaica and the Caribbean

    NEW YORK, NY, July 31, 2015 – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says Jamaica and other Caribbean countries need greater international support to fight global organised criminals and reduce crime, particularly gun-related murders. Speaking at the powerful United Nations Security Council in New York yesterday, Prime Minister Simpson Miller said small countries like Jamaica require comprehensive debt relief and tangible…

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  • Photo of PM heads to NY to give perspective on security threats facing Ja, C’bean

    PM heads to NY to give perspective on security threats facing Ja, C’bean

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will on Thursday address a special United Nations (UN) Open Debate on Peace and Security Challenges Facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS) at the UN Headquarters in New York. A release from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said the prime minister was invited to give the Jamaican and Caribbean perspective…

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  • Photo of Statement on The Decree 1787 Of Venezuela ; Guyana Venezuela Border Dispute

    Statement on The Decree 1787 Of Venezuela ; Guyana Venezuela Border Dispute

    CARICOM Heads of State and Government reaffirmed the longstanding, deep and wide-ranging friendship between CARICOM and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.   They recalled the numerous agreements in the area of trade, investment, tourism and people-to-people contacts which bind the Governments and peoples of CARICOM and Venezuela together.   They discussed in detail Decree No: 1.787 of 26 May 2015…

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  • Photo of Global Crisis Room Support Programme starts training in Trinidad and Tobago

    Global Crisis Room Support Programme starts training in Trinidad and Tobago

    The Global Crisis Room Support Programme (GCRSP) began its first training course on Monday 29th of June in Port-of-Spain at theCARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS). The training is part of a two-year capacity development initiative of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to support Latin American and Caribbean regional organisations and their Member States in enhancing their conflict and disaster early-warning capabilities. The purpose is also…

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  • Photo of Climate Change, Citizen Security, Migration, Financial Services key focus at EU-CELAC Summit: CARICOM Chair

    Climate Change, Citizen Security, Migration, Financial Services key focus at EU-CELAC Summit: CARICOM Chair

    I wish to stress the issue of citizen security and the adjunct to that public policy issue: the education and training of our young. I have said this many times before. There is a sense of hopelessness; there is a problem with joblessness among the young, both here and in our regions, which we must address. If we ignore it,…

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