Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning only to find what you used to call community, city or country reduced […]
International Financial Institutions (IFIs) including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are now willing to reassess the policy of GDP per capita attached to concessionary development financing. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said that this was a major result of his recent discussions in Washington with the President of the […]
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will officially launch four online platforms on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Barbados. These online platforms have been developed to help make the benefits of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) more accessible to CARICOM Nationals. They were created with the assistance of the Tenth European Development Fund (10th […]
As Chairman of CARICOM, I take this opportunity to recognise all the athletes from Caribbean nations who participated in the World Championships and who brought the attention of the world to our region. The entire Caribbean is extremely proud of your performances in London particularly the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s 4x400m Relay team which upstaged […]
News Americas, NEW YORK, — The Thirty-Eighth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting wrapped up in Grand Anse, Grenada on Friday July 6th with a communiqué that addressed a number of issues including reparation. But there was absolutely nothing on that herb! You know the one: weed, marijuana, ganja, cannabis, hashish, hemp, sinsemilla, pot et al. […]
10 YEARS ON FROM THE PORT OF SPAIN DECLARATION ON CHRONIC DISEASE: WHAT’S THE SCORE? Bridgetown — 2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of the signing of the landmark CARICOM Heads of Government Port of Spain Declaration on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). This year’s thirty-eighth CARICOM Conference of Heads (July 4-6) is expected to celebrate this momentous achievement. […]
REMARKS BY AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITYAT THEOPENING CEREMONYOF THEFOURTH MEETING OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CARICOM AND CUBACALIVIGNY ISLAND, GRENADA5 SEPTEMBER 2013 Allow me to begin by expressing my appreciation for the warm Spice Island welcome that has been extended to all delegations since our arrival in Grenada for the Fourth Meeting […]
CARICOM AND CUBA FOREIGN MINISTERS GET TOGETHER IN GRENADA CARICOM Secretariat — Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba are today holding discussions onadvancing cooperation on developmental issues between the two sides. A special retreat of CARICOM’s Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), preceded Friday’s meeting.
CDF PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR DISADVANTAGED COUNTRIES Bridgetown — The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) has pledged its continued assistance to disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors in CARICOM.
COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH REGULAR MEETINGOF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY,3-6 JULY 2013,PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO