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HAVANA — Several Caribbean island nations have issued a plea to the United States to share its stockpile of COVID-19 vaccines with the region as it has said it would with Mexico and Canada, calling on it not to neglect its “third border.” The independent island states of the Caribbean

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How can CARICOM (the Caribbean Community) pivot, using its own resources and talents, and how can we leverage the potential of USVI/CARICOM partnerships to our mutual benefit? While there are real and meaningful examples of cooperation between the U.S. and the Caribbean, we are in need of a reignited Third

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Windward, the Predictive Intelligence company applying AI to transform global maritime trade, announced today that it has partnered with The Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS). CARICOM IMPACS is an organization of fifteen Member States and five Associate Members in the Caribbean as well as CARICOM’s Regional Security

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SAN JUAN — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions. Clear waters and warm sand attracted a record 31.5 million tourists to the Caribbean in 2019, but visits plummeted by an estimated 60 percent to 80

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BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean is a multicultural, multiethnic, multi-religious, multilingual region. The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM-1973) was initially a group of former British colonies. Today, CARICOM is a grouping of 20 countries: 15 member states and five associate members. The islands of St. Croix, St. John and St.

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Last year was a disaster for Caribbean tourism. Estimates suggest that visitor arrivals to the region fell by 75 percent in the last three quarters of 2020 causing overall Caribbean economic growth for the year to contract by 6.2 percent. Despite this, industry professionals now express cautious optimism that by

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BUENOS AIRES — Donald Trump was clear with Latin America and the Caribbean during his four-year administration — don’t do business with China. That message fell flat and was largely ignored in the Caribbean and Latin American region. As President-elect Joe Biden readies to enter the White House on January

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BRIDGETOWN — Caribbean countries have demanded that the former European slaving nations pay back their debts, vowing to eliminate colonial remnants that still exist in the region. The call came during celebrations for the United Nations International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, which commemorates December 2 1949, when the

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Speaking recently at Bocas Lit Fest, Jamaica’s former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, observed that in recent years there had been a “deliberate attempt” to split the Caribbean. After referencing the EU’s divisive action in relation to the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of Nations (the ACP), he went on to

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KINGSTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today that the United States is not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc CARICOM after some governments voiced discontent that only certain countries had been invited to meetings with him in Jamaica. “There’s no intent from the United States to divide CARICOM,

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