The small island states of the Caribbean have contributed least to the problem of global warming but are the first to suffer its effects, especially the increasing frequency and severity of hurricanes. It is unconscionable that a country such as Dominica should have had to pay an installment of several million dollars in debt repayment […]

It is with great honour that the Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates the return of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell and the New National Party (NNP) to Government in Grenada. The Government of the great nation of Grenada led by Prime Minister Mitchell has achieved a historic win of all fifteen seats in a […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat this week engaged regional institutions based in Barbados on the processes for Free Movement of persons under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Representatives from the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency among others met at the CSME Unit of […]

Recognising that implementing building codes is still a significant challenge to the Region’s efforts to build resilience, CARICOM Heads of Government have asked the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to provide recommendations to expedite implementation of the codes. This request took place at the just concluded 29th Inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of CARICOM […]

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TWENTY-NINTH INTER-SESSIONAL MEETING  26-27 February 2018, Port-au-Prince, Haiti The Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 26-27 February 2018.  The President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moïse, Chaired the proceedings. Read full Communique here   

With climate change at the centre of discussions among Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government, President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise wants the Region to confront the challenges together, from a position of strength. He also wants a new mechanism for disaster risk funding that would assist affected Member States to quickly recover and […]

Amb. Irwin LaRocque, Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), called on CARICOM to counteract the threat of crime and violence, when he addressed the opening of the   29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government, earlier today in Port of Prince, Haiti. “As we pool our resources and strategise to combat the […]

Prime Minister Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell has left the country to attend the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM being held from 26-27 February, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Grenadian leader will hand over the Chairmanship of CARICOM to Haiti at the Opening Ceremony in the Haitian capital this […]

A loan that was taken by the British Government to pay slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1834 was not fully repaid until 2015. This disclosure was made by Vice-Chancellor of The UWI and Chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, Sir Hilary Beckles at a press conference hosted at the University of the West Indies on Wednesday morning. […]

The Ninetieth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 16 February 2018, under the chairmanship of the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit. 1.0 Monetary Stability Council received the Governor’s Report on Monetary and Credit Conditions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency […]

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