Prime Minister- Dr Roosevelt Skerrit extended warm wishes and greetings on the New Year, 2023, through a message filled with hope and peace. He reflected on everything Dominica faced in 2022 and looked to the future; two words came to his mind, Gratitude and Reset.
A message of support for human rights defenders, who are facing an unprecedented campaign of targeting and criminalization, was sent by Professor Nikos Alivizatos from the podium of the Solidarity Now organization's tenth anniversary event yesterday at the Concert Hall.
Spain: A Spanish non-governmental organization has announced that the number of refugees and migrants who died or were reported missing while trying to reach Spain was 2,390 in 2022. This number is down from 2021 but "consistent" in numbers of loss of life in the last five years.
Europe: A message of unity and solidarity for the resolute guarding of the European borders on the Evros and support for the Greek Police that has the responsibility to guard them emerges from the informational meeting that Takis Theodorikakos had in Alexandroupoli, with 27 EU ambassadors, associated countries with the Schengen Treaty and Britain.
New Delhi, India: India handed the letter of support meant for financing and debt relief for Sri Lanka on January 16, 2023, therefore becoming the first country to extend its support for the island nation. Earlier in 2022 also, financial aid of $4.5 billion was mobilized for Colombo to tackle the financial crisis. Although Sri Lanka has upheld the China-funded white elephant project against India, the Indian government was the first to land in their support.