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  • Photo of Communiqué – 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    Communiqué – 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    The Forty-Sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held from 25 – 28 February in Georgetown, Guyana. Chair of the Conference, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana, presided over the Meeting. Members of the Conference in attendance were: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda,  Honourable Gaston Browne; Prime Minister of Barbados,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations continue with Inaugural Chess Tournament in Guyana

    CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations continue with Inaugural Chess Tournament in Guyana

    The CARICOM Secretariat has collaborated with the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) to present the CARICOM Classic Inaugural Chess Tournament, an international celebration of strategy, equity, and unity. This inaugural CARICOM Classic Team Chess Tournament will be held at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, Guyana, from 3 -10 March 2024 and will coincide with the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the founding…

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  • Photo of Matters Related to Financing for Development in the Region

    Matters Related to Financing for Development in the Region

    Heads of Government are of the view that funds should be streamlined to ensure that there are no conflicting mandates. In this regard, Heads of Government supported the establishment of the Blue-Green Investment Bank, which is being established by Barbados, whose mandate is exclusively on investments aimed at achieving adaptation and safeguarding resilience in our Region and in our individual…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on Crime and Public Safety

    CARICOM Statement on Crime and Public Safety

    Following the inaugural symposium on Crime and Violence as a Public Health Safety Issue and the Declaration of the Heads of Government in Trinidad and Tobago on 17-18 April 2023, CARICOM Heads of Government met in caucus in Georgetown, Guyana, on 27 February 2024 to discuss the prevailing dire state of crime, violence, and public safety amongst its Member States.…

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  • Photo of Statement on Climate Change

    Statement on Climate Change

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) remains on the frontlines of global climate crisis, an issue the Region has been aggressively advocating on for the past thirty years. Despite the many commitments and promises of international partners, the window of opportunity to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is rapidly closing. Heads of Government are concerned that while…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government Statement on the Situation in Haiti Following the Exchange with Key International Partners

    CARICOM Heads of Government Statement on the Situation in Haiti Following the Exchange with Key International Partners

    CARICOM Heads of Government, including Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, met with International Partners of Haiti including, Canada, France, the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Nations in a coordination meeting on the situation in Haiti in the context of the Security Council Resolution 2699. Haiti, as a sister nation of the Community was a key focus of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the ongoing situation in Gaza

    CARICOM Statement on the ongoing situation in Gaza

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) remains deeply distressed by the ongoing violence and deteriorating situation in Gaza, which has resulted in the tragic loss of civilian lives, including the deaths of women and children on an unprecedented scale, and widespread displacement and suffering. CARICOM reiterates its strong condemnation of the attacks by Hamas and the taking of hostages on 7 October…

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  • Photo of Sir Clive Lloyd to Receive Order of the Caribbean Community at 47th HGC

    Sir Clive Lloyd to Receive Order of the Caribbean Community at 47th HGC

    Thursday, 29 February 2024 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Revered Guyanese cricketer and Caribbean hero Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd CBE AO, CM will be conferred with the Order of the Caribbean Community at the next Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, which will be held in Grenada in July. This was announced by H.E. Dr…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Brazil pledge to Deepen Cooperation

    CARICOM and Brazil pledge to Deepen Cooperation

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater, Georgetown, Guyana) – CARICOM and Brazil have pledged to deepen cooperation as they see immense potential for enhancing mutually beneficial relations. In this regard, they committed to hosting the first meeting of the CARICOM-Brazil Joint Commission in 2024 to rationalise the modalities for deeper collaboration. The benefits of enhanced CARICOM-Brazil relations were underscored at the recent…

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  • Photo of CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary Rum Blend launched during the 46th Regular Meeting in Guyana

    CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary Rum Blend launched during the 46th Regular Meeting in Guyana

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Wednesday, 28 February 2024: The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, the Honourable Philip J. Pierre this week presented the new CARICOM 50th Anniversary Rum Blend from the Saint Lucia Distillers Group to His Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The CARICOM Chairman received the rum blend during…

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