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  • Photo of “WE ARE COMMITTED TO EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE”– CARICOM SG

    “WE ARE COMMITTED TO EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE”– CARICOM SG

    “We need to ensure that young people are enabled to be agents of change, with the power to shape a more resilient and sustainable future. This is critical in our CARICOM Region, where Youth are 60 per cent of the population.” Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Wednesday, 24 April 2024: “We need to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM National Security and Law Enforcement Ministers prepare for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

    CARICOM National Security and Law Enforcement Ministers prepare for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana) The First Special Meeting of the Council for National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE) and Attorneys-General of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Host Countries was held 8 – 9 March 2024, at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Dale Marshall, SC, Attorney-General and Minister…

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  • THE JAMAICA RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION TO HOST THE CARIBBEAN  NATION’S FIRST RUGBY TELETHON ON JUNE 24, 2023 KINGSTON

    The Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) announced today they will host a fundraising telethon. The first of its kind for sports in Jamaica. To be held on June 24, 2023 at 12:00PM to benefit the men and women’s teams. The telethon will be broadcast on the Jamaica Rugby Football Union website (www.jamaicarugby.org.jm), run for 12 hours and is a lead-up…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on 60th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM SG congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on 60th Independence Anniversary

    “The People of Trinidad and Tobago should be proud of their outstanding achievements, and of the indelible contributions to the Caribbean region and the world.” – CARICOM Secretary-General CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, has extended “hearty congratulations” to the government and people of Trinidad and Tobago on the occasion of that country’s 60th independence anniversary on Wednesday, 31 August. In…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, congratulates the Caribbean’s outstanding  athletes at the World Athletics Championships 2022

    CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, congratulates the Caribbean’s outstanding athletes at the World Athletics Championships 2022

    It is my pleasure to extend my warm congratulations as Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Head of Government responsible for Community Development and Cultural Cooperation, which includes Sports, to all Caribbean athletes who participated in the World Athletics Championships 2022. Once more, you have made our Region proud with your outstanding performances at Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon, USA.…

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  • Photo of FIFA-CARICOM kick-off collaboration with virtual workshop

    FIFA-CARICOM kick-off collaboration with virtual workshop

    FIFA and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat held a kick-off meeting to discuss the development of a collaboration plan under the CARICOM-FIFA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU, signed in 2021, established a mechanism between the two parties to strengthen collaboration to promote sports integrity and social responsibility, while furthering the development of football in the region. In her opening…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG Hails Bermuda Gold Medalist’s ‘Spectacular Achievement’

    CARICOM SG Hails Bermuda Gold Medalist’s ‘Spectacular Achievement’

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda who won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the women’s individual Triathlon event. The congratulatory message reads: “On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) I offer heartiest congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda on her spectacular achievement of winning a gold medal in the Triathlon at…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General hails signing of CARICOM-FIFA MOU

    Secretary-General hails signing of CARICOM-FIFA MOU

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has hailed the signing of an MOU between CARICOM and FIFA as opening avenues to positively impact the lives of youth within the Region. Ambassador LaRocque and FIFA’s President Mr Gianni Infantino signed the memorandum in a virtual ceremony, Monday. It creates a framework for further collaboration between football’s world government…

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  • Photo of Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General: CARICOM FIFA MOU signing

    Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General: CARICOM FIFA MOU signing

    REMARKS BY THE Secretary-General of the Caribbean community, AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE at THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE FéDéRATION INTERNATIONALE DE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FIFA) AND THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE 31 MAY 2021 Mr. Gianni Infantino, President of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA); Mr. Victor Montagliani, President of CONCACAF; Representatives of CARICOM Member…

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  • Photo of Jamaica’s Atkinson wins 50m breaststroke gold in Beijing

    Jamaica’s Atkinson wins 50m breaststroke gold in Beijing

    Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson was comfortably first in the women’s 50m breaststroke, adding yet another gold medal to her collection, at the 2018 FINA World Cup, in Beijing on Sunday. Atkinson, the world record holder in the event, got off to fast start before pulling away from the rest of the field to touch the wall first in 29.16.  The…

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