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  • Photo of Statement by the  Chair of the Caribbean Community The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados on Elections Result in St. Kitts and Nevis

    Statement by the Chair of the Caribbean Community The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados on Elections Result in St. Kitts and Nevis

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) congratulates the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and his Team Unity on the resounding victory in the general elections on 5 June 2020. The overwhelming nature of the triumph at the polls indicates the scale of confidence that the people of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission for St. Kitts and Nevis General Elections

    CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission for St. Kitts and Nevis General Elections

    At the invitation of the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has fielded a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the General Elections which will be held in that country on Friday, 5 June 2020. The three-member Mission will be headed by Mr. Gasper Jean Baptiste, Chief Elections Officer of Saint Lucia, who has…

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  • Photo of PRESS STATEMENT: Departure of CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    PRESS STATEMENT: Departure of CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    The CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission (CEOM) is scheduled to depart Suriname on Tuesday 2nd June 2020 after having spent a full two weeks in Suriname observing, not only the Election Day activities of 25th May, but also the Pre and Post-Election Day phases.  On the eve of its departure from Suriname, the CEOM is pleased to be able to report that…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chair Praises Resiliency Of Caribbean People

    CARICOM Chair Praises Resiliency Of Caribbean People

    The people of the Caribbean have remained resilient, despite the various adversities encountered, including the current COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley expressed this view last evening, as she addressed the Virtual Launch of Pan African Festival TT, in commemoration of Emancipation 2020 and African Liberation Day, held under the theme: 1970 Remembered: Reconnection and Recommitment. Ms. Mottley told those…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the death of Miles Stoby

    CARICOM Statement on the death of Miles Stoby

    The Caribbean region is mourning the death of one of its most highly respected international public servants, Mr Miles Stoby, who retired from the United Nations Secretariat after decades of service, most of it in the area of economic and social development. Miles Stoby died on May 19 in Muscat, Oman, where he resided.   Guyanese by birth, he joined the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM celebrates 63rd Anniversary of Africa Day

    CARICOM celebrates 63rd Anniversary of Africa Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended congratulations to the people of Africa on the 63rd Anniversary of Africa Day, 25 May 2020. CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados, in a congratulatory message, said the invitation to the Caribbean Community to participate in this Africa Day underlines the strengthening of relations between the Community and Africa. She said this…

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  • Photo of CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    The CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) with the generous support of the British High Commission, Port of Spain, answered the call to support the prison in Antigua and Barbuda by donating basic sanitation supplies to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitation supplies included infrared thermometers, as well as cleaning products such as disinfectant,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chair addresses 73rd World Health Assembly
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    CARICOM Chair addresses 73rd World Health Assembly

    “The Caribbean region’s economies ranks among the most travel and tourism- dependent economies in the world.  This has exposed our people and our economies in a way that we have not experienced since becoming independent nations more than fifty years ago in some instances.” The full address: ADDRESS TO THE 73rd WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY by THE HONOURABLE MIA MOTTLEY, PRIME MINISTER…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT:   Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM),  via  Video Conference, 5 May 2020
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    STATEMENT: Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), via Video Conference, 5 May 2020

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), met virtually on 5 May 2020, specifically to continue their efforts to harmonise their responses to and policies on the multifaceted impact of COVID-19. Heads of Government welcomed a presentation from a Regional Working Group which indicated that the pandemic was largely contained in the Region due to the decisive action by…

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  • Photo of PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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    PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Friday, 24 April 2020 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, urges partners and stakeholders to ensure the continuity of treatment, care and support services for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) during the COVID-19 Pandemic.   According…

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