Plaskett and Congressional Caribbean Caucus Talk Trump Issues


Plaskett and Congressional Caribbean Caucus Talk Trump Issues

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett and panel members at a June 8 Congressional Caribbean Caucus briefing (Photo provided by Plaskett’s office)

Delegate Stacey Plaskett and the Congressional Caribbean Caucus hosted a briefing recently regarding the issues facing the Trump Administration in the Caribbean region.
Members and audience participants discussed topics ranging from security integration efforts, improving rule of law, economic development, environmental threats and implementation of the U.S.-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act. That act, sponsored by Reps. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and approved in 2016, requires the secretary of state to give Congress annual briefings …

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