The sub-regional Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has expressed “grave concern” about the increasing tension in relations between the United States and Venezuela. Comment
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, civil rights activist Norman Siegel, Karen Daughtry and State Senator Jesse Hamilton walked arm in arm over the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday along with hundreds of others. Those who couldn’t make it to Selma, Alabama to mark the historic 50th anniversary of “Sunday Bloody Sunday” marched symbolically on Saturday. Comment
The United States has extended congratulations to St. Lucia and Guyana on their respective independence anniversary celebrations. Comment
A day before hundreds of thousands of illegal Caribbean and immigrants were to begin applying for work permits and legal protection, the United States has jettisoned sweeping executive actions on immigration indefinitely. Comment
The title and name Lieut. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart may not resound with military familiarity the way US Army General Colin Powell did when the latter decided policy as national security advisor and chairman of joint chief of staff. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago:
Caribbean countries have agreed to new energy security with the United States and other international partners.
In a joint statement issued at the end of an extraordinary Energy Security Summit, organized by the White House, delegates stated their “commitment to support the Caribbean’s transformation of the energy systems of Caribbean states, to share lessons learned through new and expanded regional information networks, [and] to report progress in relevant fora.” Comment