Tag: Republic

Jamaica

PM Affirms Commitment To Republic Status For Jamaica

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is assuring citizens that the Government is committed to pursuing Jamaica’s transition to a Republic in keeping with the wishes of the people.   He noted that members of the Constitutional Reform Committee (CRC) have done a lot of work to garner the views of citizens across the island, and opinion polls have repeatedly […]

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Barbados Goes Republic

In September 2020, the Barbados Labour Party government of Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced in their Throne Speech that Barbados would become a republic by November 2021. “The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind,” the country’s Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason said earlier. Buckingham Palace noted that the position taken was one for the people of Barbados […]

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The Dominican Republic Gives Foreigners The Boot

The Dominican Republic government has continued its rabid campaign against undocumented foreigners and in particular the Haitian people. During September, the government has expelled or refused entry to more than 9,000 people, mainly of Haitian origin.  In a report, Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado of the Directorate General of Migration (DGM) said that 9,332 foreigners were expelled or not […]