“BVI Deputy Premier Dr Kedrick Pickering, said regional cooperation, particularly between overseas territories in the Caribbean, was “very important and necessary.”

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, Monday May 21, 2012 – Curacao is the first chair of the executive body of the recently formed Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Council, a new body created to foster stronger relations between the several European Union (EU) dependencies in the Caribbean.

The council came into effect following the recent signing in Curacao of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which legally establishes the council, and further outlines how the council will operate, between government representatives from Anguilla, Aruba, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Montserrat and Sint Maarten. Saba and Sint Eustatius were inducted as associate members. Continue reading “European Territories In The Caribbean Band Together, How Will This Impact The “E” In CSME”