Daily Archives: Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 22:44

CARICOM leaders frown on apparent rules breach in sending CDB president on leave

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 22:44 by Denis Chabrol Leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ended their three-day summit in Guyana expressing concern over the decision by the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to send that financial institution’s President, Hyginus ‘Gene’ Leon on leave to make way for an investigation. “On first blush, ...

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CARICOM to spearhead Haiti’s electoral needs assessment; Prime Minister agrees to power sharing before polls

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 21:42 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s President, Irfaan Ali and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders on Wednesday agreed that the regional bloc would lead a team alongside international partners to Haiti to determine what that strife-wracked country needs to prepare for elections no later than August, 2025. The Bahamas’ Prime Minister, Phillip Davis said ...

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Jagdeo chairs Caribbean development finance working group

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 20:58 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo was Wednesday selected to chair a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) working group to search for more money for the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) to cushion impacts on member nations and promote growth, Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley said. She told a news conference to wrap up ...

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