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BARBADOS | Mottley objects to EU's Blacklisting of Barbados, Anguilla

Bridgetown, BARBADOS. October 6, 2020: Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has  challenged the European Union’s decision to list Barbados as a Non-cooperative Jurisdiction for Tax Purposes. In a statement today, Prime Minister Mottley described the action as reprehensible, unjustified and disproportionate, noting that "this might be regarded as bullying at worst and at best, actions to preserve the competitiveness of the EU."

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CARICOM | CARICOM Blasts EU for blacklisting member states

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 19, 2020 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it “deplores the latest attack by the European Commission on the economic well-being of some of our Member States who were named on 7th May 2020, in a list of third countries with strategic Anti-Money Laundering/ Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) deficiencies, and which would therefore be subject to enhanced due diligence measures by European Union (EU) States.”

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CARICOM Secretariat exploring ways to end Gender-based Violence

BELIZE, October 25, 2019 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, with the support of the European Union (EU), is working assiduously to address negative manifestations of masculinity that are attributed to Gender-based Violence in society.

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CUBA | US Marks Bay of Pigs Anniversary by Imposing New Sanctions Against Cuba

WASHINGTON DC, April 17, 2019 - The Trump administration today marked the US defeat at The Bay of Pigs, by imposing fresh sanctions against Cuba with the re-imposition of limits on the amount of money Cuban Americans can send to relatives on the island and ordering new restrictions on U.S. citizen, non-family travel to Cuba.

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