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Incoming chairman of Caricom
Posted: Monday, July 3, 2023

Incoming chairman of Caricom: Critical matters to be discussed at summit
Some of the biggest names in Caribbean and geopolitics have begun arriving in T&T for the Caribbean Community's (Caricom) Heads of Government Meeting that takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Port-of-Spain from Monday through to Wednesday.

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived after lunch yesterday. Guardian Media understands he was taken to the Asa Wright Nature Centre before being treated at Maracas Bay to some local cuisine.

Among the other dignitaries to arrive at the Hyatt Regency yesterday were Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Hua Chunying, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne, Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland, and St Lucia Prime Minister Philip J Pierre.

Antony Blinken, the United States Secretary of State, is due to arrive in T&T in the coming days while the President of Guyana will arrive on Monday ahead of the opening ceremony scheduled for 4.30pm.

UN chief in town
Guterres to speak at Caricom conference today

Region must collaborate to reduce food imports
"According to CEO of the Caricom Private Sector Organisation (CPSO) Dr Patrick Antoine, 52 per cent of the people in the Caricom population are food insecure," he told the Sunday Business Guardian.

"If that organisation is saying that, then this is alarming. People don't understand the difference between food security, nutrition, food insecurity and vulnerable households.

Muslim leader calls on Govt to declare Eid-ul-Adha a public holiday

'Miracle baby' Jenysa

...Only scratches, insect bites after 12-hour ordeal

Life after Heliport 'hell'
Venezuelan migrant woman in safe house

Sex-crime victim wants faster police investigations
The lawsuit accuses the police of failing to complete investigations into reports already made by victims.

Calls for probe into $.5m cheque for UNC defector
THE United National Congress (UNC) is calling on police to immediately investigate whether bribes or other incentives were given to former UNC Youth Arm chair Kaveesh Siewdial or any other person to cross over to the People's National Movement (PNM).

Two workers injured in industrial incident at Point Lisas
Details are sketchy, but information reaching the Newsday indicate that the incident which occurred shortly before midnight on Friday, has left two workers injured, one of whom is said to be critical.

Reports say the workers were were struck by a loose object at the plant.

Family of Tacarigua teen killed by police has questions: Why did you kill him?
On Sunday, the family of Jorel Jordan Nathan had questions for the police. Nathan, 19, was killed in an alleged shootout with police on Friday night.

One killed, seven held in police-involved shooting

After killing of Yank Boss: RIK backlash frightens LGBTQI+ members ahead of Pride celebrations

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