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.
KINGSTON, Jamaica July 27 - People’s National Party President and Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Mark J. Golding, MP, expresses heartfelt congratulations to Phillip Pierre of the St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) on his accession to the office of Prime Minister after a landslide victory at the polls on July 26.
CARICOM regards “Cuba and its people as a valuable and respected member of our family of Caribbean nations,” Chairman Gaston Browne has told President Joe Biden in a July 26 letter to the United States president in a reaction to the recent sanctions imposed on Cuba.
CASTRIES St. Lucia July 27, 2021 - The CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Monday’s General Elections in Saint Lucia’s says the poll results reflected the will of the people and was conducted without intimidation or fear.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, July 27, 2021 - St. Lucia Labour Party’s (SLP) leader Philip J. Pierre will be sworn in as St. Lucia’s new prime minister after leading his party to victory in Monday’s general elections and displacing Allen Chastenet’s United Workers Party by a wide margin.
MONTGEGO BAY, Jamaica, July 24, 2021 - Despite the Outgoing British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad’s contention that Britain is not actively contemplating making reparation payments to Jamaica, the country is going right ahead with its £10-billion pounds claim against the English colonizer for reparation in relation to centuries of slavery and humiliation.
CAP – HATIEN, Haiti, July 24, 2021 - The body of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was laid to rest on Friday amidst demonstrations and what appeared to be shots fired nearby and riot gas used on protesters, prompting many dignitaries to take cover in their vehicles.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 23, 2021 - The following is a statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, The Hon. Gaston Browne, at the funeral of the assassinated President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse on Friday 23 July 2021.
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Friday, 23 July 2021) - The CARICOM Secretariat has sent an electoral mission to the member state of St. Lucia, which will hold general elections on Monday July 26.