Crime and security get the attention of CARICOM heads

first_imgNewsRegional Crime and security get the attention of CARICOM heads by: – March 13, 2012 Sharing is caring! Share Tweet Sharecenter_img 10 Views   no discussions Share (L-R) CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque, Suriname President Desi Bouterse and Prime Minister Denzil Douglas of St Kitts and Nevis in ParamariboPARAMARIBO, Suriname — Caribbean leaders have discussed current trends in criminal activity, including the international dimension and new and emerging threats to security in the region and agreed that the security of the region continued to be of high priority, especially in the context of the international criminal architecture confronting the region.The heads of government, who received an update on the CARICOM framework for the management of crime and security during the 23rd Caribbean Community (CARICOM) inter-sessional in Suriname, also discussed the future regional crime and security agenda including, possible areas for extra-regional co-operation and initiatives for sustaining it. In this regard, they received an interim report on the consultancy to examine the institutions involved in implementing the regional security agenda and agreed on the need for a closer working relationship among these institutions. By Caribbean News Now contributorlast_img

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