Andrew Holness

WALKED OUT: Andrew Holness

DISAGREEMENTS over a formula for payments into the Caricom Development Fund (CDF) are said to have led to the walkout by one leader, and a diplomatic effort by another to get him back inside, during caucus deliberations at the 40th Caricom summit which ended here last evening.

The disagreements surfaced late Thursday, during the talks, as the leaders sought to agree on the formula. This had been discussed at the intersessional meeting held in St Kitts in February, and came up for ratification and confirmation at this summit.

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