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U.S. EMBASSY BRIDGETOWN STATEMENT ON PASSING OF SIR DEREK WALCOTT The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, would like to express its deepest condolences on the passing of Sir Derek Walcott.

GRENADA PARTICIPATES IN REGIONAL EXERCISE CARIBE WAVE 17 St. George — On March 21, the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) will join a number of other regional institutions for Exercise Caribe Wave 17 — its purpose? To advance tsunami preparedness efforts in the Caribbean and Adjacent regions.

CUBA WARNS OF GREATER ECONOMIC RISKS FOR THE CARIBBEAN Havana — Cuba warned today that the countries of the Caribbean basin are exposed to greater economic risks by increasing protectionism in trade and the development of exclusionary and repressive migration policies.

CARIBBEAN NATIONS COORDINATE NEW COOPERATION PROJECTS Havana – In Cuba, the Caribbean Basin countries are assessing seven new cooperation projects related to curbing climate change effects, and further developing maritime and air connectivity, in  favor of sustainable development.

TECHNICAL LAUNCH OF THE 2ND PHASE OF THE CARIBBEAN GROWTH FORUM (CGF) ST. GEORGE — The Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF) is a multi-stakeholder participatory initiative which aims to foster equitable, inclusive and sustainable growth in every country of the region, through the identification of policies and actions that can contribute to the enhancement of Private Sector led […]

87TH MEETING OF ECCB MONETARY COUNCIL The Eighty-Seventh Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of the Honourable Gaston Browne on 2 March 2017, at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis.

THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN STATES LOOKING TO STRENGTHEN COOPERATION The First Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC) Cooperation Conference, organized by the ACS-AEC Secretary General and Cuba, which currently occupies the bloc’s Ministerial Council pro tempore presidency, will be held March 8.

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH ARE PRIORITY INTERVENTIONS CARICOM Secretariat — CARICOM Heads of the Government have agreed to champion the Every Caribbean Woman Every Caribbean Child (ECWECC) initiative and other activities focussed on addressing violence against women and women’s and children’s health.

ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH INTER-SESSIONAL MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY 16–17 FEBRUARY 2017, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA CARICOM Secretariat — The Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Georgetown, Guyana, on 16-17 February 2017.  The President […]

CCJ JUDGE, MR. JUSTICE ROLSTON NELSON, TO RETIRE CCJ, Port of Spain — The Honourable Mr. Justice Rolston Nelson, who was appointed a Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice in 2005, is set to retire in May of this year. Mr. Justice Nelson is currently the longest-serving Judge at the Court and has acted as […]

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