Seven Caricom Leaders Confirmed To Attend Summit Of Americas – Briceno

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) –Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders are on Monday heading off to the United States to attend the ninth Summit of the Americas amidst calls for a boycott of the event over the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Belize Prime Minister, and chairman of the 15-member Caricom grouping, said that he had been informed by the Caricom Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, that seven countries had already given a commitment to attend the weeklong Summit, which gets underway on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

“Belize have, we have agreed that Belize will attend the Summit,” Briceno said, joining Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, and Suriname, whose leaders have publicly announced their attendance at the summit that will be held under the theme “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future” for the hemisphere.


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