KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness reiterated the Government’s commitment to the process of transitioning Jamaica from a monarchy to a republic as he formally announced members of the 14-member high-level Constitutional Reform Committee (CRC) tasked with providing guidance for that transition.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The government has described as “palpably erroneous” the United States Department of State’s 2022 Human Rights Report claim that a serious allegation made against senior officers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) last year was not investigated.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada's government Tuesday defended the need for the Data Protection Bill dismissing calls by the main opposition New National Party (NNP) and at least one non-governmental organization to shelve the measure pending more public consultation on the measure.
Prime Minister Holness: Transition to Republic an Important Step to Jamaica's Political Independence
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the island’s desire to transition to a republic will be an important step in completing the country’s political independence.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The 62-year-old former president of the Senate, Christine Carla Kangaloo, was sworn into office Monday as the seventh President of Trinidad and Tobago, promising to demystify the office as well as encourage intellectual, cultural and artistic debates in the oil rich twin island republic.
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Introduces Equal Citizenship for Children Act in the House of Representatives
NEW YORK, New York – Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke has introduced the Equal Citizenship for Children Act in the House of Representatives that would amend the Child Citizenship Act (CCA) to automatically provide US citizenship to eligible individuals previously excluded by the CCA.
WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Culture, Sports, and Gender Minister Olivia 'Babsy’ Grange has been conferred with one of Ethiopia’s highest honors: The Dame Grand Cross of the Imperial Order of the Star of Honour of Ethiopia-GCSE.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The president of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali has sought to assure the United States that his country is ready to guarantee America’s energy security.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Guyana's government on Friday signed a US$34.5 million contract with the German-based provider of integrated identity solutions, Veridos to implement an electronic identification system locally resulting in new identification numbers and cards for nationals.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaican government is in the process of finalizing amendments to the Income Tax Relief (Large Scale Projects and Pioneer Industries) Act which will enable Jamaica to attract investments of US$1 billion or more.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Two senior United States government officials on Thursday ended a three-day visit here to advance diplomatic engagement on the US-Caribbean Partnership to address the Climate Crisis 2030 (PACC2030).
WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken has held talks with Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign and CARICOM Affairs Minister, Dr. Amery Browne aimed at improving the long standing relationship between the two countries.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A new Electricity Supply Act is expected to be in place this year, Minister of Energy and Business Senator Lisa Cummins has announced.