Tag: CARICOM

Time to repurpose the Caribbean public sector

Time to repurpose the Caribbean public sector

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVID-19 has shown how a repurposed, well directed and joined-up public sector can better meet national needs. David Jessop believes that if the Caribbean is to successfully navigate the world that is coming, new thinking about governance is required if citizens are to believe their leaders care.  Over the last twelve months the Caribbean has […]

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Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Travellers and Members of the Trade, The Government of Guyana (GOG) is in receipt of many proposals since August 2, 2020 in respect to hotel development. In the interest of transparency, the GOG invites all persons interested in hotel development to submit or re-submit their proposal in accordance with the below RFP. The GOG is prepared to […]

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St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

CASTRIES, 11th September 2020 –The Government of Saint Lucia acceded to the Marrakesh Treaty which came into force with respect to Saint Lucia on 11th September 2020. The Marrakesh Treaty is a legally binding international copyright law administered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The Treaty was adopted and opened for signature in Marrakesh […]

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Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

| September 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wealthy countries are vying to be the first to produce and roll out a fully tested and safe vaccine, test their citizens, and seize the global financial opportunity that being first presents. David Jessop asks how prepared the Caribbean is to respond to vaccine nationalism. How well prepared is the Caribbean to respond to the […]

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Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda Is Abortion Right: For Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate or Club Foot Reasons Following my recent article ‘What Do You Stand For’? I challenged myself and one of the things I need to take a stand on is justice for the unborn child. I hate injustice, did you know that an unborn […]

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The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

| September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The sprint to the finish line: The USA Presidential race is unpredictable The most critical election in the world in 2020 remains very much an unpredictable affair. Yes, Vice President Joe Biden has been leading since February 2020, from the beginning of the Covid 19 Pandemic in the West. However, post the presidential conventions in […]

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The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum

The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVID 19,  AND BUILDING GLOBAL SUPPLY RESILIENCE The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the international business environment permanently. The pandemic means that organizations around the globe, must be able to react, adapt, and set up crisis management mechanisms, in order to weather situations of uncertainty swiftly. Today, everywhere, businesses and countries  are hugely reliant on production […]

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St Lucia PM Provides COVID-19 Update

St Lucia PM Provides COVID-19 Update

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

St Lucia’s prime minister Allen Chastanet speaks with CNBC about the controversial decision to allow travellers from the United States, one of the worse hit countries in the world with coronavirus infection.He assures viewers that his government’s COVID-19 response is working with 25 cases and no deaths…

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Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

| August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

External Observation of Elections important to protect democracy and rights  CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four countries – Guyana, St. Kitts-Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and […]

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St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

One of the most beautiful countries of the Caribbean, St Lucia is a huge beneficiary of Diaspora remittances and this video is an effort to show appreciation for the thoughtfulness of St Lucians and friends across the world.

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