Economy January 17, 2015 | 10:09 am

Dominican Republic to attend Caribbean Energy Security Summit

Washington.– The White House announced that US Vice President Joseph Biden will host the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 26, and the Dominican Republic is expected to attend.

Biden’s office said the prime ministers or cabinet ministers from Jamaica, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago are also attending the Summit, whose goal is to promote a cleaner and more sustainable energy future in the Caribbean through improved energy governance and greater access to finance.

According to the White House, the Summit is a key component of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative that the vice president announced in June 2014. It will be hosted by the White House and the State Department in partnership with the Atlantic Council and the Council of the Americas.

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