July 10, 2009

OUR CARIBBEAN: Of sovereignty, immigrants and statistics

NOW THAT the Caribbean Community's 30th Heads of Government Conference in Guyana is over, it is relevant to note that the controversy that erupted over the issue of "sovereign right" by a member state to introduce its "domestic immigration policy" should not have been manifested as occurred as this right was NOT questioned by ANY government of CARICOM. In existence for 36 years, CARICOM is recognised as a "community of sovereign states" committed to regional economic integration and functional cooperation with the creation of a single market and single economy (CSME) under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas as its flagship project. Read full article here 

July 10th, 2009

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