THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF GRENADA MARCH 13, 2018 At the invitation of the Government of Grenada, the CARICOM Secretariat constituted an eleven-member team to observe Grenada’s Parliamentary Election held March 13, 2018. The Mission was led by Ms. Pauline Welsh, Director of Legal Affairs, Research and Development at the Electoral Commission of Jamaica and comprised […]

The Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders, a citizen of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been appointed as the incoming President of the Caribbean Court of Justice with effect from July 4, 2018. The Heads of Government of CARICOM made the appointment at its last meeting, held in Haiti from February 26-27, 2018, acting […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Election Observer Mission (CEOM) has conducted initial assessments and has met with key stakeholders as the March 13 General Elections in Grenada draws near. The CEOM, led by Chief of Mission Ms Pauline Welsh, Director of Legal Affairs, Development and Research, Electoral Office of Jamaica,   met with the Supervisor of Elections, the Commissioner […]

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has been meeting with members of two visiting Observer missions which arrived in the country this week ahead of Tuesday’s General Elections. The two missions, representing CARICOM and the Organisation of American States (OAS), have been meeting with various groups including the ruling New National Party, the main opposition National […]

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 […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has deployed an electoral observer mission to monitor General Elections in Grenada to be held on Tuesday 13 March 2018. The CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission (CEOM) was organised by the CARICOM Secretariat through its Directorate of Foreign and Community Relations, following an invitation from the Prime Minister of Grenada Dr  Hon. […]

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 […]

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