GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 10, 2019 - Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) last Thursday expressed support for the judicial process being followed in the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela.
GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia, July 4, 2019 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning held bilateral talks with United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterrez, in the margins of the 40th Regular meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM in Gros-Islet, St. Lucia.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 1, 2019 - Amidst hightened tensions in neighbouring Venezuela, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is deeply concerned by the recent further escalation of tensions in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the ensuing increase in hardship and suffering of the population exacerbated by the imposition of sanctions.
There’s no denying that a serious economic and humanitarian crisis faces Venezuela. Millions of citizens have left the country, and those who have remained have lost considerable weight and have inadequate access to food and medicine. Hyperinflation continues unabated, and, with the Trump administration recently leveling sanctions against the Venezuelan state oil company (PDVSA), the crisis is only intensifying.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 24, 2018 - Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community have called on the international community to 'step back from the brink' by refraining from doing anything to destabilize the situation in Venezuela, and to desist from the threat or use of force in accordance with Charter of the OAS which calls for territorial inviolability.
GENEVA – The United Nations’ human rights office warned on Friday that Democratic Republic of Congo’s decision to cut internet access and block some media outlets after the December 30 elections may cause a violent backlash when results are announced.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is quickly becoming an international concern. With 489 people diagnosed with the disease and 280 deaths, it is already the second largest Ebola outbreak in history (although still dwarfed by the 2014 West Africa outbreak). While the DRC has a good track record of responding to these outbreaks, the ongoing military conflict in the country is making the response much more difficult.