Carib Comments

Author  Compiled from various sources

“We are not going to be driven by a date, we are going to be driven by protocols that make us safe because we want to remain safe for our people, we want to remain safe for people who are visiting us”– Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, chair of the 15-member Caribbean community, says the region will not rush to re-open for tourists in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clarke Y“Clarke, Y. ”“My beloved Brooklyn has the distinction of having more COVID-related deaths than any county in the United States, with our borough’s death toll exceeding the combined death toll of 46 entire states”- Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke explaining her support in the U.S. House of Representatives for the HEROES Act, which supports essential workers and others in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The people of Guyana should be able to decide, as they have done in the past, who they see fit to lead them into the future” - Congressman Hakeem Jeffries warns U.S. not to interfere in Guyana’s election results.

“The unusual conduct is egregious, intolerable and beneath the dignity of this House”- Trinidad and Tobago Speaker of Parliament Bridgid Annisette-George blasts an Opposition legislator for writing the United States government complaining he had been refused permission to raise as a matter the alleged sale of oil from T&T to Venezuela in defiance of U.S. sanctions.