January 29, 2010

OUR CARIBBEAN: Thoughts of Thompson for CARICOM

Published on: 1/29/2010.


APPARENTLY INSPIRED by the spirit of that great elder statesman and one of the primary architects of the Caribbean Community, Errol Walton Barrow, on Errol Barrow Day a week ago yesterday, Prime Minister David Thompson was to reveal a rather expansive mood on matters of regional integration.

He even ventured as far as to suggest constitutional changes in CARICOM member states that would make it possible for nationals of one country to be eligible to hold political office in another.

Whether this would be by appointment (as senators?) or election on a party ticket is one of the questions that must await answers, when "talk" is translated into "policy" and "implementation" processes take shape.

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