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    Deepened integration, security key to CARICOM sustainable development – Hon. Persad-Bissessar

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Immediate Past Chair of the Caribbean Community, the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday underscored the critical importance of deepened integration and security to the sustainable development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In her address to the opening session of the 25th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, underway in…

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  • Prof Girvan to continue as UN good officer in Venezuela/Guyana border dispute

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ended a one-day visit to Guyana on Saturday in a move that strengthens the relationship between the two countries that have had a long standing border dispute. The two countries have agreed to ask the Jamaica-born academic, Professor Norman Girvan to continue as the United Nations (UN) good officer as they seek…

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  • Immigration Dept acquires new border system

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Observer – Antigua & Barbuda is to acquire a new Border Management System to be used by the Immigration Department intended to integrate critical areas such as the work permits. It will also improve on the efficiency in processing incoming and outgoing passengers. The system will be used at all ports of entry into the twin island…

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  • CARICOM ballistics tracking system to help cut case backlog

    The 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) hopes a new ballistic information system will help track down guns used by certain gangs and reduce the backlog of criminal cases across the region. The Regional Integrated Ballistic Information Network (RIBIN)  would be empowered by a Charter and Participation Agreement. the Caribbean Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) said in a statement that…

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  • CARICOM youth to benefit from regional after-school programme

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Young people in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will benefit from an after-school programme designed to use creative techniques to reduce at-risk behaviours, increase health-related awareness, impact educational aspirations, self-esteem and social connectedness among the youth in all CARICOM Member States.   Framed through a partnership among the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sub-regional Office…

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    Bridgetown, Barbados – July 9, 2013 – INTERPOL and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) will be hosting a two-day workshop from Wednesday, July 10 to Thursday, July 11, which will enable the Member States within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to develop capabilities to respond to a national or regional emergency related to the accidental or deliberate use…

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  • Dominican merchants shutter border market to protest Haiti’s ban

    Dajabón, Dominican Republic.- Dajabón merchants kept Haitians from crossing into the Dominican side  on Sunday, the day before the market held Mondays and Fridays, as part of the called shutdown on Monday organized by the Merchants Association, to protest the ban on eggs and poultry enacted by Haiti’s government. Also turned back were trucks from other towns full of merchandise…

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  • PM says no referendum on Belize-Guatemala border dispute

    BELMOPAN, Belize, CMC – Prime Minister Dean Barrow says there will be no referendum in Belize and Guatemala on October 6 as the two countries seek to end a long standing border dispute between them. Barrow told reporters that confirmation that the referendum would not be held on October 6 as planned came during a meeting in Haiti between Foreign…

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    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Crime and Security will be the major item considered by the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when they meet in Port-au-Prince, Haiti for their 24th Intersessional Meeting on 18-19 February. As part of their discussion to strengthen the Regional Crime and Security Agenda and Architecture, the Attorney General of the United…

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    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The issue of crime and security as one of the greatest threats to development in the Caribbean was at the core of discussions on Wednesday between the Honourable Dr Bernard Nottage, Minister of National Security of The Bahamas and Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Minister, who is also Chair…

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