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New Indian Ambassador To Suriname Pays Courtesy Visit To The CCC

Wednesday 13, January 2016

Dr. Kusha Haraksingh(l) & H.E. Mr. Satender Kumar

On Friday 8 January 2016, the newly appointed Ambassador of India to Suriname paid a courtesy visit to the CARICOM Competition Commission.

His Excellency Mr. Satendar Kumar was greeted by the Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Kusha Haraksingh, and the professional staff.

Christmas Consumer Tips 2015

Dear Consumers,

Christmas is upon us once again.  It is the time of glad tidings and cheer but it is also the season to be especially vigilant.  Consumers are encouraged to not only be wise but to be safe.  Consumer Affairs Agencies in the CSME have come together to compile a few tips to assist you during the holidays. Please click here for the complete list.

NEW COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO CCC

                                                        PRESS RELEASE
APPOINTMENT OF NEW COMMISSIONERS TO THE CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION


The CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Commissioners, Mr. Nestor Alfred and Mr. DeCourcey Eversley effective October 16, 2015. The Commissioners were sworn in by Sir Dennis Byron, Chairman of the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission (RJLSC), and witnessed by Dr. Kusha Haraksingh, Chairman of the CCC.
The incoming Commissioners have been appointed for a term of five years in the first instance. They replace Dr. Maureen Paul who is now Head of Retail Market Analysis at the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) in the United Kingdom, and Dr. Barton Scotland, who is now Speaker of the National Assembly of the Parliament of Guyana. They join sitting Commissioners, Chairman Dr. Kusha Haraksingh; Mr. Patterson Keith Herman Cheltenham, G.C.M., Q.C; Mr. Hans Rudolf Lim A Po; and Ambassador A. B. Stewart Stephenson.
The CCC was established to help enforce the CARICOM Rules of Competition and to regulate competition in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Its principle functions are to apply the rules of competition, promote competition, and to assist Member States to protect consumers.