Caricom Shuns Interference and Defends Constitutionality of Venezuela Get our headlines on WHATSAPP: 1) Save +1 (869) 665-9125 to your contact list. 2) Send a WhatsApp message to that number so we can add you 3) Send your news, photos/videos to email@example.com Posted on July 5, 2017 in Regional CARICOM Heads of Government began the business session of their Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting Wednesday morning at the Radisson Beach Resort in Grenada. This follows the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday night at the Grenada Trade Centre. Tweet Saint George”s, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) After the approval of a favorable pronouncement of defending non-foreign interference, the support to the State of Law and constitutionality in Venezuela, ends today the 38th Summit of the Caribbean Community (Caricom). The summit also spoke out against the uncertain U.S. foreign policy and the Brexit, whose trajectory starts to affect the Caribbean, in opinion of Guyana’s Prime Minister, David Granger. Grenada’s Prime Minister and present president of Caricom, Keith Mitchell, stressed that during his six-month term in the regional group, he will favor measures to promote trade. He indicated he will present himself in the route of the future Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), which will allow the free movement of goods, services and work. Such mechanism will be the best response globallty to the small Caribbean states to compete with the big markets specially of Europe, and the United States. Mitchell called on Caricom to assure all mechanisms and boost the CSME to become the only space conceived in its creation 11 years ago. Thirteen of the 15 heads of State and Government present and the foreign ministers of Belize and Suriname, who represent in the reunion its respective prime ministers, agreed to highlight also the importance of Caricom when adopting measures for the social and economic development of the region. During the Summit, Prime Minister of Bahamas, Hubert Minnism, said Caricom should prevent being considered as a club of leaders and politicians more than a community of nations. He stressed the Caribbeans should feel in practice that Caricom is working for them, for the future of all. The eve, Caricom gave the prize Triennial Award for Women to Jamaican veteran defender of the rights of Domestic Workers, motivational speaker and example of women empowerment, Shirley Pryce, recalled the secretary general of the organization, Irwin LaRocque. The 38th Summit of Caricom started last Monday at the Trade Center of St. George’s and the sessions yesterday and today’s take place in a luxurious hotel of this capital. The meeting put emphasis since the opening in issues of regional present, with emphasis on development affairs. ef/mem/bjm
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