CARICOM leaders arrive in Guyana.
DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 11, 2020
CARICOM leaders have arrived in Guyana for a two-day visit. The visit comes at a time when a resolution is being sought following the impasse which resulted from the Monday 2nd 2020, General and Regional Elections in Guyana.
The CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon. Mia Mottley is leading the delegation which includes other CARICOM leaders; Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Dominica, the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon. Ralph Gonsalves.
Arriving about noon on Wednesday the team was welcomed and received by His Excellency, President David Granger, Director General of the Office of the President, Joseph Harmon, Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon, Raphael Trotman, Minister of Social Protection, the Hon. Amna Ally and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. the Hon. Karen Cummings.
The visiting CARICOM team will meet with representatives of the Commonwealth, Organisation of American States, European Union and Carter Centre Observer Missions, who have been in Guyana monitoring the conduct of the March 2nd elections.
The delegation will also meet with the leadership of all parties who contested the polls.
Those meetings will be closed-door meetings.
A media briefing with the delegation is planned for Thursday at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown.