Caribbean Network for Solidarity with Cuba (CNSC)

Augmenting diplomatic level support for Cuba from CARICOM and further afield recent Caribbean wide discussions and practical activity have begun to coalesce into an, at this stage, embryonic Caribbean-wide Network for Solidarity Cuba [CSNC] to co-ordinate efforts and galvanise further the already strong cultural and other ties between Cuba and her neighbours.

Puerto Rico -‘No to statehood, Yes to decolonization’

"Colonialism is what keeps Puerto Rico impoverished, with an undemocratic system that has allowed a fiscal control board to be imposed on it with powers that punish our people, and annexation is enlarged colonialism," said Juan Dalmau Ramírez, Secretary General of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP).

Trinidad and Tobago – PM Rowley Suggests Mandatory Vaccine Programme

Despite reports of an overwhelming response in the first week from students to get vaccinated, Rowley said he was disappointed with the high vaccine hesitancy rate among parents to get their children vaccinated. He said this kind of attitude affects the pace of return to face-to-face learning.

SVG – Public Service Union And Nurses Vote To Strike

The union in a release stated that the government has refused to or failed to listen to workers with respect to their human and constitutional rights and freedoms. In light of this, the PSU has notified the Governor-General of the intention of the withdrawal of service, in keeping with the provision of such action as outlined in the Essential Services Act.