Caribbean Countries Establish Regional Energy Policy

0 Georgetown, Mar 25. -As of Friday, the member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have an established energy policy for regulating prices and ensuring the regional oil supply. A project approved Thursday by regional energy ministers during a session of the Council for Trade and Economic Development stipulates the regulations referring to the energy and transport sector for the

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CARICOM Fighting Regional Crime

1 Port of Spain, Feb 13. – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) has launched an initiative aimed at reducing the use of guns in violent crimes across the 15-member regional grouping. The information service Caribbean News Now reports that IMPACS has partnered in launching the initiative with the Canadian-based non-governmental organisation Project Ploughshares, the

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CARICOM to Present Haiti Reconstruction Plans

2 Port-au-Prince, Jan 4. -Leaders of the Caribbean Community will promote mechanisms to speed up Haiti´s reconstruction in 2011. The (CARICOM) delegation will meet in Port-au-Prince from January 5 to 7 and will focus mainly on improving Haitian construction capacity. Previously, an interim commission drew up an agenda to for a number of projects, including a housing program that will

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Caricom Slams Commision for Haiti Reconstruction

1 Santo Domingo, Dec. 15. -The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) has shown a lack of results, according to the Caribbean Community representative Percival Patterson. Patterson, former Jamaican Prime Minister, said the Haitian people cannot continue waiting and living under such conditions, referring to the 1.3 million people surviving in tents since the devastating January earthquake. In a Tuesday evening

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Prime Minister of Dominica Visits Cuba

1 Havana, Sep 15. -The prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, arrived on Tuesday for an official visit to attend the 3rd Ministerial Meeting between Cuba and the Caribbean Community. Skerrit was welcomed at Jose Marti International Airport by Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra, and plans to meet with Cuban President Raul Castro. "This visit will foster links between the

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