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CARICOM concerned about inequitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 13, 2020 - As the world grapples with the challenge of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is deeply concerned at the current prospect of inequitable access to vaccines to address the pandemic, especially for frontline workers and vulnerable populations.

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GUYANA | APNU/AFC defends Guyana's territorial stance against Venezuela, but.....

GEORGETOWN, Jan. 13, 2021 – Guyana’s Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs Amanza Walton Desir has warned the Irfaan Ali administration, that despite the need for unity in support of Guyana’s territorial integrity, national unity is being eroded by suppression and de-humanisation of Afro-Guyanese and victimization of persons seen as supporters of the main opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC).

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CARICOM disappointed and concerned over Venezuela statement

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 12, 2021 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  says it is deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to that country’s border controversy with Guyana, including intimations of the creation of a strategic area of national development called “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Façade.”

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CARICOM concerned over violent siege of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 6, 2021 -  The Chairman of  the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has commented on  the storming of the United States Capitol building by supporters of president Donald Trump in an effort to prvent President Elect Joe Biden from assuming the presidency on January 20.

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CARICOM | Statement by outgoing Chair of CARICOM, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves

GEORGETOWN, December 31, 2020 - The following is the end of year statement by the outgoing chairman of  the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, as he turns over the reigns of leadership to his successor, Prime Minister Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago.

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CARICOM | Trinidad's Rowley is New CARICOM Chair

MONTEGO BAY, January 1, 2021 - Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley is the new Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). He takes over the portfolio from St. Vincent and the Grenadines prime minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves who served as regional Chair for the past six months.

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BAHAMAS delisted but EU criticised as discrimanatory and arbitrary

NASSAU, Bahamas  Dec 21, 2020  - While the government of the Bahamas is breathing a sigh of relief that the country has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list of nations under Increased Monitoring for money laundering, many are considering the delisting with great scepticism.

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