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November 3, 2020

CARICOM leaders condemn the EU – Calls blacklisting for tax policies an economic assault and breach of rights

In a Communique released late on Thursday, 29 October 2020, the Heads stated that the practice uses “unilaterally and arbitrarily determined standards, and in the absence [...]
November 2, 2020

Climate change, economic recovery focus of CARICOM Heads meeting with UN Secretary-General

Guterres and the participating Heads exchanged views on issues related to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Region’s economy, which has exacerbated existing [...]
November 1, 2020

Debt relief and concessionary financing – key to economic recovery, says CARICOM leaders

The Heads of Government noted that "the economic prospects for the Caribbean had worsened and cited a report by the International Monetary Fund that the Caribbean [...]
November 1, 2020

Belize and regional leaders reiterate support for Guyana in border dispute with Venezuela

The regional leaders also reiterated "their full support for this judicial process that is intended to bring a peaceful and definitive end to the long-standing controversy [...]
October 26, 2020

UK hosts discussion on better access to finance for Small Island Developing States

The British High Commission states that SIDS face issues relating to climate change, natural disasters, and rising sea levels, also significant challenges for employment, government revenues, [...]
October 12, 2020
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St. Lucia adopts a zero-tolerance policy for people not wearing masks

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said that he would be meeting with security officers today, to discuss the importance of stern enforcement of protocols.
October 12, 2020

Jamaica makes changes to COVID-19 pretesting requirements for travelers

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the changes, which came into effect on October 10, were made to streamline his government's response to the COVID-19 [...]
October 11, 2020
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American Airlines increasing flights to the Caribbean

An article published today on Loop Cayman, said that the months of October and November will be critical for AA, the Caribean's primary air carrier. AA [...]