July 3, 2009

Immigration row heats up summit launch

by Iana Seales

The persistent setbacks in Caribbean integration and a growing immigration debate dominated the opening of the heads of government conference here yesterday as leaders grappled with the pressing issues threatening a unified CARICOM.

Finding common ground on everything from the free movement of CARICOM nationals to a consolidated agenda on climate change was the recurring theme, but the region is still clearly focused on its sustainability in a challenging economic climate.

But as expected it was the issue of movement in the region that emerged as the prickly topic...Continue reading

July 3rd, 2009

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