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The Commonwealth at its turning point:  The EPG Report and CHOGM 2011

The Commonwealth at its turning point: The EPG Report and CHOGM 2011

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

The report of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on urgent reform of the Commonwealth dominated the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth.  It is now a seminal document in the Commonwealth’s history, and will remain the focus of attention for much needed change in the Commonwealth over the next few months. The […]

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PM: More talks with C’wealth states

PM: More talks with C’wealth states

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said T&T will be stepping up its bilateral talks with member states, in a bid to relax the requirements for Commonwealth citizens entering the country for business or holiday. Persad-Bissessar made the remarks at yesterday’s closing press conference of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held in Perth, Australia. […]

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Barbados defends money spent on Commonwealth trip

Barbados defends money spent on Commonwealth trip

| October 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

(Barbados Nation) The money spent by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and his official delegation to go Down Under is not a waste and could actually save taxpayers at least a million dollars in the long run, a senior Government minister says. In a spirited defence of Government spending Bds$260 386.41 for the contingent to participate […]

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