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Regional Security Council ministers meeting in St. Kitts

 BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar 17, CMC – The annual Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ meeting is taking place here on Friday with officials underscoring its importance to security in the Caribbean.

“There has been a significant increase in drug seizures in collaboration with security forces of the region, as well as the RSS Air Wing.

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Captain Errington Shurland (Left) and Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris

“There has also been a significant increase in the assets that have been seized or forfeited, to include money and property, and this is through the recently developed Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit,” said the RSS executive director, Captain Errington Shurland.

The meeting here is being held under the chairmanship of St.. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris.

The chairmanship of the Barbados-based RSS rotates on an annual basis among Council members from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadine, Grenada and St. Kitts-Nevis.

The RSs was formed in October 1982, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Barbados to provide mutual assistance upon request

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 BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar 17, CMC – The annual Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ meeting is taking place here on Friday with officials underscoring its importance to security in the Caribbean.

“There has been a significant increase in drug seizures in collaboration with security forces of the region, as well as the RSS Air Wing.

Shurland-Harris
Captain Errington Shurland (Left) and Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris

“There has also been a significant increase in the assets that have been seized or forfeited, to include money and property, and this is through the recently developed Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit,” said the RSS executive director, Captain Errington Shurland.

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The meeting here is being held under the chairmanship of St.. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris.

The chairmanship of the Barbados-based RSS rotates on an annual basis among Council members from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadine, Grenada and St. Kitts-Nevis.

The RSs was formed in October 1982, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Barbados to provide mutual assistance upon request