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With hurricane season set to follow pandemic, Caricom must find voice on climate change 

The Caribbean Community Market (Caricom), established in 1973, is the oldest surviving integration movement in the developing world and its achievements along the way are many. Great strides have been made—particularly through functional cooperation in education, health, culture, security—and it is a respected voice in international affairs because of a …

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Pro League clashes with TTFA/TTSL on demand for unlimited Caricom players

Tripartite discussions between the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), the TT Pro League and the Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) appear to have reached an impasse with the parties disagreeing on three points. At present, the three bodies continue to disagree on the administration of the competition and …

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Noble: Are migrants a boon or curse? How to tackle Venezuelan migrant crisis

“Never before in the United Nations’ history have we had so many refugees, displaced people and asylum seekers… the world must do more to prevent forced displacement, address its root causes and support solutions for those affected by it. It requires greater resources, and more political leadership… unprecedented cooperation by …

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Daly Bread: Peewats and pharaohs; concerns over Paria secrecy and Venezuela geo-politics

Last week predictably began with more turbulence over the aftermath of the Petrotrin shut down and over one of the successor companies, Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited. Our governments have had marked communications deficits because there is too much attempted secrecy over the process attendant upon deals constantly being made …

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US Embassy ‘deeply concerned’ by T&T’s stance on Venezuela; Caricom re-affirms non-intervention

“Democracy and prosperity require tough choices…” The following release on Trinidad and Tobago’s recognition of Venezuela president Nicolás Maduro’s government was issued by US Ambassador Joseph Mondello: Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaidó and the democratically elected National Assembly have the full recognition and resolute support of the United States of …

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