MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica August 12, 2021 - Dr Carla Natalie Barnett, a native of Belize and the first-ever female CARICOM Secretary-General, is expected to assume office on Monday August 16, 2021. She was unanimously selected by the CARICOM Heads of Government in May and succeeds Ambassador Irwin LaRocque who has been in the office for ten years.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 9, 2021: The People’s National Party (PNP) of Jamaica has extended condolences to the people of Antigua and Barbuda on the passing of their second Prime Minister and National Hero, Sir Lester Bird who died this morning.
WASHINGTON, DC, August 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, has hit back at critics who said Jamaica was “missing in action” in relation to a CARICOM position that demanded the OAS postpone a meeting on Cuba scheduled for last week Wednesday or face a boycott.
KINGSTOWN, SVG, August 5, 2021 - Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves, was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, after he was injured in the capital city of Kingstown earlier this evening while returning to a sitting of parliament.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 2, 2021 - Demerara Waves - President Irfaan Ali on Monday said that the confirmation of the Chancellor and the Chief Justice depends on the Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon recognising his government as legitimate.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 30, 2021 - Against the background of additional sanctions being applied to Cuba by the United States government, The People’s National Party in expressing its solidarity with the Cuban people, says its National Executive Council NEC will engage the Cuban Government to explore any practical ways in which it can assist Cuban.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 28, 2021 - Come Independence Day, November 30, Barbados’ first non-executive president will be sworn in, after being elected by the electoral college of both Houses of Parliament as the nation becomes a republic.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, July 29, 2021 - St. Lucia’s new prime minister, Philip J. Pierre was on Wednesday afternoon sworn in, promising to be prime minister not for some of the people, but for all of the people.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 29, 2021 - The People’s National Party (PNP) is expressing concern that the apparent rush by the Andrew Holness administration to name Portmore as the 15th parish of Jamaica is primarily political rather than substantive.
WASHINGTON, United States – July 28, 2021 - The Organisation of American States (OAS) postponed its debate on the “current situation” in Cuba after several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries raised concerns about the procedure used to convene the special meeting.