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New Year Greetings from ACM President

Greetings on a New Year by ACM President, Wesley Gibbings December 31, 2012 The ACM is wrapping up its busiest year since about a dozen of us assembled in Barbados in November 2001 and decided that we needed to re-invent an organisation of Caribbean media workers to carry the flags of press freedom advocacy, journalistic […] Read more

Jan, 01, 2013

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ACM President’s World Press Freedom Day Message

Message of ACM President, Wesley Gibbings on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2012 May 3, 2012 Observance of World Press Freedom Day 2012 provides the Caribbean with an opportunity to take stock of its progress as a region in which rights and freedoms are held to be fundamental pillars of the development process. […] Read more

May, 03, 2012

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World Press Freedom Day Message (ACM President)

Statement by ACM President, Wesley Gibbings, On The Occasion Of World Press Freedom Day 2011 May 3, 2011 – World Press Freedom Day 2011 is special for more than one reason. Not only is it 20 years since the endorsement of the Windhoek Declaration in Namibia that gave birth to these observances all over the […] Read more

May, 03, 2011

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Work harder to preserve free expression’ – new ACM President

‘Work harder to preserve free expression” – New ACM President St. George’s Grenada, December 12 (ACM) – The newly re-elected president of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) Saturday called on committed Caribbean people to “work harder” to preserve freedom of expression. The regional journalist Wesley Gibbings was speaking after his election to a […] Read more

Dec, 12, 2009

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ACM’s response to MPS Bill (2008)

Licensing of Journalists Wesley Gibbings, ACM President The CARICOM Secretariat is proposing that Caribbean governments agree on a model legislation that will have the effect of imposing a licensing regime on journalists and other media workers. The move is actually part of an attempt to ‘regularise’ the status of professionals in a wide range of […] Read more

Oct, 20, 2009

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ACM website relaunch

A message from the ACM President. We are proud to introduce our newly-refurbished website for the use of everyone interested in the work of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) and the rights and responsibilities of journalists and media workers across the Caribbean Basin. We have concentrated on presenting a more user-friendly interface and have […] Read more

Aug, 12, 2009

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ACM admitted as Full Member of IFEX

Acm Gains Ifex Membership The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) has been admitted as a Full Member of the international free expression network, IFEX (International Freedom of Expression Exchange). ACM President, Wesley Gibbings, presented the case for membership at the IFEX General Meeting in Oslo, Norway on June 1, 2009. Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers 1 […] Read more

Jun, 03, 2009

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Statement: Passing of Akila Jacobs

Re: Passing of Akela Jacobs The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) is deeply saddened at the untimely death of journalist Akela Jacobs, 23, who was killed in a road accident while on assignment in Guyana on Saturday night. Initial reports indicate that Ms Jacobs, who was employed with the National Communications Network (NCN), died […] Read more

Oct, 20, 2008

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New Year’s Statement 2008

New Year’s Statement – Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) President, Wesley Gibbings December 31 – Let me extend best wishes for a productive, safe and enjoyable 2008. This network of journalists and media workers became six years old in November. Evidence that we fill a real void in the sphere of Caribbean media has come […] Read more

Jan, 01, 2008

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Wesley Gibbings elected ACM President

Port of Spain, Trinidad Dec 4, 2007 — Founding member of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), Wesley Gibbings was unanimously elected president of the regional media body during its biennial general meeting in Trinidad on Tuesday. The newly elected executive includes St Lucian journalist Peter Richards, who now serves his fourth term as first […] Read more

Dec, 03, 2007

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