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CARICOM Committed to Competitive Markets and Consumer Protection

CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana - March 27,2020 - Press Release - The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for the small economies of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). With Member States closing borders, recommending social distancing and closure of main economic activities such as dining out, “staycations” and other community gatherings, it is fair to say that COVID - 19  has not only impacted the very social fabric of Member States but also commercial and consumer welfare within the Region.
  • Published in CARICOM

OAS | Luis Almagro Re-Elected As OAS Secretary-General

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia March 21, 2020 – Despite efforts by several countries to postpone the elections in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Organisation of American States’ (OAS) General Assembly on Friday convened a special meeting and re-elected US backed Luis Almagro, as Secretary General, yesterday, for a second five-year term.

GUYANA | Legal Guidance being sought for Recount to proceed

GEORGETOWN, March 17, 2020 - The Guyana Elections Commission says it is studying a copy of the Aide Memoire signed by President David Granger and the Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo in relation to the recount of the March 2 General and Regional Elections under the supervision of an independent team from the Caribbean Community, CARICOM.

CUBA | Cuba has Medicines to Fight Thousands of COVID-19 Cases

MONTEGO BAY  March 17, 2020 - Despite the punishing economic blockade inflicted against the Cuban people by the United States, Cuba has once again, gleamed as a beacon of international solidarity and medical excellence, in leading the world-wide fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, with several drugs, particularly its flagship product, Interferon Alpha 2B.
  • Published in Health

GUYANA | CARICOM Leaders to visit Guyana on Wednesday over elections row

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 10, 2020 - A delegation of regional leaders are expected to travel to Guyana on Wedesday, against the background of  political unrest in that counntry and an impending ruling from the Supreme Court on the verification of votes for Region 4, the country's most populous region.
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