MITCHELL:CARICOM MUST REACT STRONGLY TO EU SANCTIONS

For Immediate Release8 May 2020 There is a need for a more vigourous response to the recent announcement that The Bahamas, Jamaica, Barbados and other countries are to be placed on a blacklist of countries by the European Union which will make it harder for our financial services sector to operate and for Bahamians to […]

CHESTER COOPER: OUTRAGE OVER THE EU BLACKLIST

For Immediate Release May 6, 2020 It is outrageous that the European Commission would seek to unilaterally level heavy-handed sanctions by way of another blacklist. It is even more concerning that these attacks continue amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Though there have been various legislative reforms undertaken, institutions continue to shed jobs and leave The Bahamas. […]

CHESTER COOPER ON THE EU BLACKLISTING

CHESTER COOPER STATEMENT ON OFFICIAL EU BLACKLISTING Exumas and Ragged Island MP, PLP Deputy Leader, Shadow Minister for Finance March 13, 2018 The Progressive Liberal Party is very concerned at the unfortunate development of the country’s blacklisting by the European Union. As we previously indicated, we are deeply disappointed by the development. The Bahamas finds its very […]

PRIME MINISTER ADDRESSES THE EU CARIFORUM

Notes for the Prime Minister Interface with  EU/Cariforum Members Brussels 11 June 2015 I wish to welcome your team to this dialogue. This political dialogue has had a long gestation period. You will know that there has been a frank exchange of views prior to our coming here on the question of human rights and […]