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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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GUYANA | AG says no to visa free entry for Haitians, Walton Desir disagrees

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, December 5, 2020 - Guyana’s Attorney General Anil Nandlall says Haitians are not entitled to visa free entry to Guyana or consideration under sections of the Fundamental Rights provisions of Guyana’s constitution as Haiti has not signed onto the free movement aspect of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME).

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected Vincentian Prime Minister

GEORGETOWN, November 17, 2020 - CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves on his historic victory in the General Elections of 5 November 2020.

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SVG | Gonsalves' ULP Scores Historic Fifth Electoral Victory

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, November 6, 2020 - Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is being hailed as a 'five star general' as he successfullu lead his Unity Labour Party (ULP) to an unprecedented fifth consecutive electoral victory with an increased majority in Thursday's general election.

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  • Countries St_Vincent_Grenadines
  • Published in Politics

CARICOM | Regional Heads may consider reduction in Travel Taxes

CARICOM, October 28, 2020 - As efforts continue to revive the region’s economy devastated by the  COVID-19 pandemic, it is expected that the question of  a reduction in travel taxes in order to encourage intra-regional travel, may come up for discussion at the 41st meeting of the conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community scheduled to begin on Thursday by way of video-conference.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | PM Browne hopes to hold talks on LIAT with Mottley and Gonsalves Monday

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – July 12, 2020 - Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne, in a desperate bid to save LIAT, is expected have a final meeting on Monday with Prime Ministers Mia Mottley of Barbados and Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines, to discuss his proposals for reorganising the cash strapped regional airline.

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