SVG among CARICOM states calling for humanitarian truce in Gaza

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines was among the CARICOM countries who voted for a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza on Friday.

On Friday, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution asking for a “immediate, durable, and sustained humanitarian truce” between Israeli forces and Gaza-based Hamas fighters.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago were among the 120 members who voted in favor of the motion.

Haiti was one of 45 members that did not vote on the motion; 14 voted against it, and Jamaica did not vote.

Countries

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Anguilla

Antigua & Barbuda

Commonwealth of Dominica

Grenada

Montserrat

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

St. Vincent and the Grenadines