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Jamaica, T&T concerned as DR wants to deport thousands to Haiti

While Jamaica’s Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson is defending CARICOM's response to the planned deportation of thousands of people of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran says his government was “deeply concerned” over the recent re-igniting of the issue of the deportation of Dominican Republic citizens of Haitian descent.

Hollande makes historic visit to Cuba after climate change summit

MARTINIQUE, Sunday May 10, 2015- French President Francois Hollande, will end his whirlwind five day Caribbean tour with an official visit to Cuba on Monday, where French a president has not set foot in over a century. He will hold talks with Cuban president Raul Castro about improving relations between the two countries.

G-20 to integrate Caribbean into global value chain

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2015 - Member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) concluded their inaugural meeting with members of the G20 Development Working Group (DWG) in Washington DC on Monday, and welcomed the implementation of DWG and other G20 commitments noting that this will strengthen the development outcomes from these initiatives.

PM Skerrit Endorses Baroness Scotland for Commonwealth SG

Despite CARICOM’s nomination of three candidates for the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has declared his support for Baroness Patricia Scotland as Dominica’s nominee for Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Obama invited to Caribbean Security Summit

KINGSTON, April 10, 2015 - US President Barack Obama has reportedly agreed to participate in a Caribbean Security Summit, to be held this year.  Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, said she was happy that the United States had agreed to the Summit which could be held as early as June at a venue to be decided.

CARICOM Chair wants concrete action from US-CARICOM Summit

KINGSTON, Jamaica April 10, 2015 - The encounter between the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the President of the United States (US), Barack Obama, should mark a new and positive beginning for CARICOM-US relations, according to Chair of CARICOM, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie.
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