Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Prime Minister Mottley and Leaders of CARICOM

Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley was among a number of CARICOM leaders who met with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House on September 15. Vice President Harris underscored the importance of the U.S.- Caribbean relationship and the United States’ commitment to the Caribbean in the areas of energy security, development and climate finance, and food security.

The leaders also discussed ways to accelerate implementation of the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis, also known as PACC 2030, which was launched at the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.

Vice President Harris noted in her opening remarks, “… I will say, as I have said before, the relationship between the United States and the Caribbean is based on common bonds and interests. As neighbors in the Western Hemisphere, we believe it is critical that we have a relationship that is based on close cooperation, knowing that the result of that will be our shared prosperity and security…”

Since the Summit of the Americas in June, the United States has committed $28 million to provide food security assistance to the Caribbean. The United States will continue to work together through PACC 2030 and other initiatives to promote energy security, combat climate change, bolster food security, and encourage economic prosperity in the region.

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19 Comments

  1. Mark
    September 27, 2022

    @Lawyer, my political master!!! Are you kidding me? You write so much crap about your messiah and you have the nerve to accuse someone else of being enslaved. Man, I’m an independant trucker. In other words, I call my own shots unlike you who seem to be singing for your supper.
    You claim your eyes are wide open. May I suggest you get some glasses to correct your vision and while you’re at it, why don’t you get some hearing aids as well so you can hear what the majority of folks are saying.

  2. Mark
    September 23, 2022

    I see someone has finally woken up and I quote from their posted comment “People want to see and feel things that make a positive difference in their lives”, end of quote. That’s the message, plain and simple, not all things Doom and Gloom because that’s not true. You have to use a balanced approach for people to take you seriously. People want to know what’s in it for them personally. That’s the only way you’re going to effect change not by singing the same old song that people are tired of hearing. Failure to do so will only result in more disappointment.
    On another note, the PM doesn’t have to walk in anyones shadow. He is his “Own Man”, the leader for now of our beautiful Dominica.

    • Lawyer
      September 27, 2022

      It’s your political master that brings all the doom and gloom. As far as his character is concerned, I do not agree with you either. MY eyes and ears are wide open and I suggest you stop covering yours going forward. You might be better off in the long run.

  3. Lin clown
    September 23, 2022

    Hillary Shillingford is a leading Dominican farmer.He is also the UWP member on the electoral commission.Recently he told us that you,Beta,Y U running 4?and other supporters of UWP are JAH KA.SES.He also told the world all UWP does is make up stories.On June 9th 2022,Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit met with President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden at the Microsoft center in Los Angeles.JAH KA.S Beta UAH KA.S Y U running4?,that is just 3 months ago.You people are house N ,taking orders from your slave master Kenneth Rijock.Hillary is right a bunch of UWP JAH KAS.ES posting lies and stories on DNO.Beta and Y U running4? think Skerrit should be in America everyday,as if Skerrit is as lazy as them.

  4. Rasta Pasta
    September 22, 2022

    Helas our Dr. Dr. wasn’t invited?

    @Admin: Even if it was “cut and paste” journalism, couldn’t you at least say … “some Leaders of CARICOM”?

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  5. Ibo France
    September 22, 2022

    Not throwing cold water on meetings of this nature. But, nothing much comes from these meetings other than beautiful photos.

    People want to see and feel things that make a positive difference in their lives. After spending enormous sums of money from the public purse we should have something concrete to show.

    The delivery of concrete deals and agreements over photo-ops any time.

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    • September 23, 2022

      You throw cold water on everything, not a surprise. I am wondering if you ever throw cold water on your body? What do you have to offer to your country? Nothing but trash talk everyday. Instead of spending all of your quality time everyday at a computer like a woodpecker, why don’t you invest that time in doing something good for your country that we can all talk and boast about? But no, you rather spend all that time hashing out the same shit everyday going nowhere. You remind me of myself sometimes driving through a cul de sa, a blind alley, getting nowhere.. That’s you.

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  6. Juanita
    September 22, 2022

    The headline says it all: Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Prime Minister Mottley and Leaders of Caricom. The tide is high and PM Mottley is moving on. She’s the number one.

    The role of a leader is to define reality and give hope. This famous quote is credited to Napoleon. PM Mottley is an honourable, pioneering leader on the world stage. For me, she defines the reality of what we’ve lost in Dominica since the days of the late Dame Eugenia.

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    • Ibo France
      September 23, 2022

      I love PM Mottley but she has more than a few flaws. However, she is eloquently articulate, assertive, doesn’t shy away from press conferences, and have earned the respect of many world leaders. She is a person of immense integrity and commands attention every time she speaks. Roosevelt cannot even walk in her shadow.

      When people, especially leaders pass on to the great beyond, we tend to speak about them as saints. Juanita, perhaps to your chagrin, former PM, Eugenia Charles was no great leader in my estimation. She was as politically polarizing as many leaders around the Caribbean today.

      • Juanita
        September 23, 2022

        @ Ibo France: Not to my chagrin! Every leader has flaws and I am perfectly aware that Dame Eugenia was no saint. But she had a set of strong values and a trademark style that precluded her from entering into secret and rotten deals with rogues, fly by night investors, and “bobolists”. She always put Dominica first. And like PM Mottley, she was assertive, eloquent, and knew how to act on the international stage.

      • September 23, 2022

        Who is a great leader to you? Lennox Linton? Wishful thinking. Man, get a life.

    • September 23, 2022

      I am patiently waiting for you to quote Shakespeare as well. Why can’t you for once write something constructive and uplifting that I can learn something from? My brains are in a rut and I am waiting on you to get me out that rut. But, I can see that you are no help.

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      • Ibo France
        September 24, 2022

        You are making a fundamental error. Your happiness comes from inside. Never rely on anyone for your happiness. You are sure to fail most times.

        I don’t live up to no one’s expectation and I don’t expect you to live up to mind. I have no obligation to you to do just that.

        I might not know the formula for success but I sure know the one for failure. Try to please fastidious, and uninformed persons of your ilk.

  7. Y U running 4?
    September 22, 2022

    Where is the coward Roosevelt Skerrit? Why is he so scared of traveling to the US especially now we have a direct flight? Is he avoiding something? Skerrit Pe America kon Diab pe dlobeny

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  8. Neg bord LaMer
    September 22, 2022

    Where were our leaders?

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    • September 23, 2022

      What difference would it have made if our leaders were there? You would still be bla, bla, bla, just like a goat.

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      • Lawyer
        September 25, 2022

        …and you would be obliged to keep on defending the indefensible. YOU are a very sick creature infested by a virus called Corruption.

      • Marty
        September 26, 2022

        If that’s so, why do we have these leaders in the first place. Let’s save the money and distribute it amongst the most needy. Just another question for you, in your opinion does it make sense to have a PM that can’t even travel to the leading democratic countries for fear of being arrested?

  9. Beta
    September 22, 2022

    Where is the CM? Doesn’t he dare to set food on American soil anymore? So all those rumours flying around seem to be true. It was only a matter of time. The EU next?

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