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CARICOM | CDF, CCREEE To Jointly Support Development, Financing Sustainable Energy Projects

GEORGETOWN, November 27, 2020 - The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) on Wednesday strengthened their partnership when the two regional institutions jointly launched two facilities intended to support sustainable energy projects within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

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ANTIGUA | Unilateral approach to COVID in the C’bean sets a dangerous precedent, says Browne

ST. JOHN'S , Antigua, November 13, 2020 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne, has lashed out at Barbados for placing his country into a disadvantageous COVID-19 classification, warning that the COVID-19 risk classification system in the Caribbean is “arbitrary and incredibly flawed.... and sets a very dangerous precedent, which serves no useful purpose.”

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CARIBBEAN | CARICOM Heads congratulate Biden and Harris

MONTEGO BAY Jamaica November 7, 2020 - Caribbean heads of government have extended congrtatulations to  President-elect of the United States of America Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, following the November 3, elections in the United States, making Biden the 46thUS President.

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CARICOM | Regional Heads may consider reduction in Travel Taxes

CARICOM, October 28, 2020 - As efforts continue to revive the region’s economy devastated by the  COVID-19 pandemic, it is expected that the question of  a reduction in travel taxes in order to encourage intra-regional travel, may come up for discussion at the 41st meeting of the conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community scheduled to begin on Thursday by way of video-conference.

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  • Published in Tourism

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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BARBADOS | Mottley thanks PAHO for help to Region, calls for restructurg of Global finance system

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, Sept 29, 2020 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has once again enphasized that the global financial system must be restructured, revolutionised and democratised and has urged the Pan American health organisation (PAHO) to continue its efforts to assist small developing countries like those in the Caribbean.

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BARBADOS | Mottley welcomes Inter Caribbean Airways Barbados hub

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, August 2, 2020 -Inter Caribbean Airways has expanded its reach to the Eastern and Southern Caribbean and will start operating out of Batbados as of Tuesday August 4. This is the word from Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who has welcomed the move by the airline.

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