KINGSTON, May 22, 2017- Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Co-Chairman, Keith Duncan, is proposing that the Government analyse the over-performance in tax revenue inflows recorded for the 2016/17 fiscal year to determine the underlying factors driving this outcome.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 22, CMC – Venezuela’s Ambassador to Guyana has called on the government of Guyana and other governments across the region to intervene as Venezuela’s political crisis deepens with daily clashes between demonstrators and security forces.
WASHINGTON, May 23, CMC – United States Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly says he has decided to extend for an additional six months—the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for undocumented Haitians living in the US.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – May 22, 2017 - Guyana's President and Chairman of CARICOM, David Granger, today, said that global partnerships to combat terrorism cannot exclude small states, since the conflict between and within such states, or between a small state and other states, can endanger the peace of all countries.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 19, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers have ended a meeting here Friday calling for non-interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela where at least 40 people have been killed in street demonstrations aimed at forcing the Nicolas Maduro government out of power.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 22, CMC – Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Brian Wynter says the institution will be assessing the impact of torrential flood rains which lashed the island last week to determine whether its inflation forecast needs to be revised.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, May 23, CMC – The delegate assaulted at the United Nations decolonisation conference here on Thursday has been identified as Moroccan diplomat Mohammed Ali El Khamlichi, who is based in St. Lucia.
The Government of Guyana, As part of efforts to bolster engagement with the diaspora, is holding a conference for a number of entrepreneurs from Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States beginning yesterday Monday 22 and ending on Thursday 25 May.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 18, CMC – Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says the strength of the regional integration movement provides a solid platform for which CARICOM member states can build resilience within a global environment that is constantly in flux.
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 22, CMC – Leader of the main opposition St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr. Denzil Douglas says the party must continue to press itself to assume the mantle of leadership.