According to some government sources, amongst the list of issues examined was the effort to rationalize the security agencies within the Caribbean Community, CARICOM. Delegates also reviewed the coordinating arrangement between the US Government and the RSS, as it pertains to what they call the Sensor and Information Integrating Programme.
A release from the St. Kitts and Nevis government, whose delegation was headed by the Minister responsible for national security and who is also the Prime Minister, Dr. Denzil Douglas, stated that discussions also took place on the RSS 30th Anniversary celebrations, the Crime Stoppers Programme, the proposed Eastern Caribbean Hydrographic Project and the Advanced Passenger Information System for Small Vessels (eSeaClear).
The release further indicated that the delegates at the meeting were updated on the RSS Training Institute and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative and the RSS/Katz Troublesome Youth Group Study. The Regional Security Co-ordinator’s Report was also tabled at the meeting.
The Budget for 2012/2013, the RSS Air Wing, the Unity Exercise (UNEX) 2012 and the creation of a post of Deputy Coordinator were discussed.
Also representing St. Kitts and Nevis at the meeting were Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, Patrice Nisbett; Commander of the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, Lt. Colonel Patrick Wallace and Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Mr. C. G. Walwyn.