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US President Meeting with Caribbean delegation is “troubling” – PM Gonsalves

PM Gonsalves of St.Vincent and the Grenadines comments on Trump’s meeting

Gonsalves describes meeting between US President and Caribbean delegation as “troubling”

24 March 2019 – CMC
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has described the recent meeting between United States President Donald Trump and some Caribbean leaders as “troubling”.

Speaking to reporters here late Saturday, Gonsalves noted that there was no true representation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as the current chairman of the regional body, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris was not invited to the meeting.

He also pointed out that also absent were members of the CARICOM advisory committee including himself, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.        Continue reading

Barbados PM Wants Greater Movement Towards CSME From CARICOM States

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis, February 28, 2019 (CMC) – Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, on Tuesday, warned that the future of multilateralism is being threatened at the “very time it is needed, more than ever, and urged Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to put aside their differences and further develop the much-heralded CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

The CSME allows for the free movement of goods, skills, labour and services across the 15-member grouping and Mottley, addressing the two-day CARICOM inter-sessional, held meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis, said that the special CARICOM meeting, on the CSME, held in Trinidad and Tobago last December, had achieved much in the way of putting the initiative back on the front burner.

“The opportunity to have had two days of dedicated discussion has really made a fundamental difference in the trajectory that we can see now, and the progress we can garner going forward.

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