For the third time in a year, the tight-fisted, austerity policies of the European Union (EU) took a beating, as Spanish voters crushed their rightwing government and overturned four decades of two-party reign.
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.
BRUSSELS, June 11, 2015 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller today ended her participation in a two-day summit of Heads of State and Government of the 28-member European Union (EU) and the 33 countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).The EU is the leading foreign investor in the CELAC region and is its second largest trade partner.
KINGSTON, Jamaica June 7, 2015 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller left the island today for Brussels, where she will lead Jamaica’s delegation to the second summit meeting of Heads of State and Government of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, the 33-member regional grouping of Caribbean, Central American and South American countries representing 600 million people.
The European Commission has formed a group to assess the losses inflicted by Russian food embargo. The overall damage could be 12 billion euros. The EU has only 400 million euros earmarked for compensation.The experts of the Food and Agriculture Organizationof the United Nations (FAO) believe the European Union, the United States, Canada and Norway will have to urgently find new markets for products exported to Russia until now.
Charge d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Jesus Orus-Baguena, has has told the Jamaican Private sector that’s its it is time for Jamaican businesses to take advantage of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) instead of complaining that not enough benefits are offerred.