Report on Allegations Against IMPACS to be Considered by CARICOM National Security Council

At a meeting on 29th April, the Bureau had decided that a preliminary investigation should precede a comprehensive audit on IMPACS, following media allegations concerning the agency. It had agreed that the audit would be undertaken by an independent audit firm in the region

 

The Bureau, presided over by CONSLE chairman Dr Errol Cort, Minister of National Security of Antigua and Barbuda, met on Wednesday via video conference to consider the report of the preliminary investigation and its recommendations.

 

Other members of the Bureau who participated in Wednesday’s meeting were, Adriel Braithwaite, attorney-general of Barbados, and Senator Brigadier (ret) John Sandy, Minister of National Security of Trinidad and Tobago. Also present at the meeting were Dianne McIntosh Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Security of Jamaica and Secretary-General (Ag) of CARICOM Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite.

 

IMPACS, which was established in 2006 through an inter-governmental agreement among CARICOM member states, reports to the CONSLE.

 

 

(Parts of this article were written with content submitted in a Caribbeannewsnow release)


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