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CARICOM and Argentina looking towards closer cooperation

CARICOM, Georgetown, Guyana , December 19, 2018 -  Argentina is offering the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) a platform to engage the global community when it hosts the “Second United Nations High Level Conference on South-South Cooperation, PABA 40” in March next year.
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GUYANA| House Debates PPP's No-Confidence Motion on Friday Dec 21

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 20, 2018 - The opposition People’s Progressive Party’s (PPP)-sponsored no-confidence motion against the APNU+AFC Coalition Government that was tabled by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, comes up for debate in the House of Assembly on Friday December 21.
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BRAZIL | Court Ruling Might Lead to Lula's Freedom

Supreme Court Justice Marco Aurelio Mello granted Wednesday a preliminary injunction to release people convicted in a second instance who still have appeals pending. This decision may lead to the release of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was arrested after being convicted in the Lava-Jato corruption case by a Federal Regional Court.

GUYANA | Despite a few mis-steps Govt outlines numerous successes

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, December 18, 2018 - Guyana's  APNU+AFC Coalition Government is insisting that it is that it is united, strong and stable, and as a result, the Coalition Government is certain that the No Confidence Motion brought by the Opposition Leader will be resoundingly and comprehensively defeated in the National Assembly on Friday the 21st of December .
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JAMAICA | Cornwall Bar Concerned over Detainees' access to SOE Tribunal

MONTEGO BAY,  Jamaica December 17, 2018 - The Cornwall Bar Assocoation is concerned that only a small fraction of persons detained in St. James under the Public State of Emergency are able to access the Emergency Powers Tribunal due to the absence of Detention Orders that allow their cases to be heard and to determine why they should or should not be continuously detained.

JAMAICA | Patriots Support Vote To End 'Arbitrary Detentions' Under SOE

KINGSTON, Jamaica December 17, 2017 - The St. James arm of PNP young professionals, want the government to increase the presence of the police and military on the streets, use intelligence driven policing to arrest criminals while at the same time, extending the Zones of Special Operation, (ZOSO) to more crime plagued communities.

JAMAICA | PNP assured of no change to Security Arrangements after SOE ends

KINGSTON, Jamaica. December 15, 2018: The People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson, says he has received assurances from the Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson that the Joint Command will maintain its presence in St James and other areas where the emergency powers have been declared to curtail the scourge of crime and violence.

JAMAICA | Gov't Must Move to Secure Communities

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 15, 2018: The People's National Party Women’s Movement (PNPWM) is calling on the Government to utilize the resources of the state to strengthen police intelligence and increase security presence in violence-torn communities so that citizens can be assured of their safety in the post States of Emergency period.

JAMAICA | ST. James PNP Cllrs support Opposition vote on SOE

St. James, Jamaica, December 14, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) councillors in the St. James Municipal Corporation have expressed support for the Parliamentary Opposition in their withdrawal of support for any further extensions of the State of Emergency (SOE) in the parish.
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CARICOM SG holds talks with Aruba on Associate Membership

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met on Wednesday with Prime Minister of Aruba Hon Evelyn Wever-Croes on Associate Membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  for the Dutch Territory. The Secretary-General will also go on to visit Curacao and St. Maarten this week.
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JAMAICA |Citizens' rights must be protected says Phillips

KINGSTON, December 13, 2018 - The Parliamentary Opposition says it is aware of the political implications of its decision to vote against an extension to the States of Public Emergency, however, it is the right thing to do. Security measures that currently obtain under the state of emergency (SOE) can continue, but without infringing on the rights of citizens.

JAMAICA | PNP wants to meet with Private Sector leadership

Kingston, Jamaica, December 13, 2018. - Today's request by Leader of the Opposition PNP , Dr. Peter Phillips, for an urgent meeting through PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, to fully ventilate all the issues involved in the Opposition’s vote against further extensions of the States of Emergancy (SOE) was quickly taken op by the PSOJ.

TRINIDAD | Rowley making every effort to protect the CSME

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, December 12, 2018 - Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has told parliament that CARICOM represents a very important market to Trinidad and Tobago, and "we must do every reasonable thing to protect its existence, its health and its growth."
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JAMAICA | Opposition vote against extending States of Emergency - Private Sector Concerned

KINGSTON, December 12, 2018 - Jamaica's major private sector organizations want to meet with the government and the opposition People's National Party (PNP) to address concerns and review the issues surrounding the decision to end the states of public emergency, following last night's vote against the extension of the states of public emergency (SOEs) in St James, St Catherine North and sections of the Corporate Area.

JAMAICA | PM's response to Energy Audit 'Wishy-Washy" says Phillips

KINGSTON,  Jamaica December 11, 2018 - Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has chided Prime Minister Andrew Holness for what he discribed as his 'wishy-washy' proposals to deal with the oversight and accountability at Petrojam, and continues to sidestep the main issues raised by  the Auditor General.

GUYANA | Opposition inists PM vacates Assembly while acting as president

GEORGETOWN, December 10, 2018 - Guyana's Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), in its effort to derail the coalition government while President David Granger is away in Cuba for cancer treatment, is insisting that Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo vacates his seat in the National Assembly while performing presidential duties.
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CARICOM | CCJ Issues Record Number of Judgments in 2018

During 2018, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) issued 34 judgments and reasons for decision, its highest number of judgments delivered in a calendar year since it began its operations in 2005. Throughout that period, the CCJ also heard 28 new matters in both its Original and its Appellate Jurisdictions.
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