Thursday, April 25, 2024

Solidarity ‘alive in Caricom’

Date:

Share post:

The Caribbean region and CARICOM are not dead.

The assertion was made by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) executive director Ronald Jackson.

He was speaking during a press conference at Sea Breeze Hotel, Maxwell, Christ Church yesterday, where the Ocean Hotels Group donated $24 000 to the relief efforts.

“It is unfortunate that it takes these kinds of events for us to visibly see that we are in fact a close knit region, working together and supporting each other. What I would like to see is that we leverage this outpouring of regional solidarity and build on this.

“From time to time, we should critique what we have done because that is the only way we would be able to continue to keep the bar high and move to different heights. But we should not underestimate what we have done as a people, as a Caribbean and as governments in the region,” he said.

 (RA)

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

Previous article
Next article

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

British Airways celebrates 70 years in Barbados

SEVENTY YEARS AGO, the first direct British Airways (BA) flight landed in Barbados. Yesterday, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc...

Body found near Culpepper

There are reports reaching The Nation that a body was found in the area of Culpepper, St Philip. Initial...

Time to focus on national issues

ARE THE DEMS united, or are they fragmented? The reason I ask though is because shortly after Member of...

Dominica High Court overturns ban on same-sex relations

Dominica's High Court has overturned a ban on consensual same-sex relations in the Caribbean island nation. The court ruled...