PM receives backlash from Caribbean countries on CSME decision – EyeWitness News

Since announcing The Bahamas will not be apart of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) this week, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has received regional and international backlash after his announcement.

Dr. Minnis made the announcement in an interview with media following his return from the 39th Annual CARICOM Heads of Government Conference, held in Jamaica. Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname, St Lucia and Grenada signed onto CSME.

Jack Mandora of Brazil called the announcement under a social media post “Animal Farm 2.0 – CARICOM edition”.

“All nationals are equal but some ‘less’ equal than others,” Mandora said.

“How ironic that not two days ago, all these leaders were singing at the 39th conference about strength, unity and togetherness!…

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