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  • Jamaica grows by 6.7% in 4th quarter of 2021: CARICOM BUSINESS

    The Jamaican economy grew by 6.7% during the 4th quarter of 2021 when compared to the fourth quarter of 2020. This was due to increases in both the Services Industries and the Goods Producing Industries of 9.0% and 0.5% respectively. Within the Goods Producing Industries, there were higher output levels for Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing of 13.8% and the Construction…

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  • Photo of Call for Applications: Will you be one of Generation Connect’s Gender Champions?

    Call for Applications: Will you be one of Generation Connect’s Gender Champions?

    ITU is organizing a global competition to select the first group of “Generation Connect Gender Champions.” The competition, funded by the Government of Canada, will select twelve (12) outstanding young women (ages 18-24) from developing countries (2 from each ITU region).   This competition is part of the preparatory process for the Generation Connect Global Youth Summit, to be organized…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads Approve Enhanced Cooperation Protocol

    CARICOM Heads Approve Enhanced Cooperation Protocol

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have adopted a Protocol which should create opportunities to further the principles, goals and objectives of the Community  through Enhanced Cooperation. The “Protocol to Amend the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas Establishing the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy to allow Enhanced Cooperation among Member States and to address Related Issues” was…

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  • Remarks by Outgoing Chairman, Prime Minister Gaston Browne, Antigua and Barbuda, 33rd Inter-Sessional

    Colleague Heads of Government Incoming Chairman of Conference Prime Minister John Briceno of Belize Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Carla Barnett Ministers and Senior Officials of Member States and of the Secretariat Members of the Media Ladies and Gentlemen: I welcome you to this opening ceremony, which is a familiar one in the governance of the Conference of the Heads…

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  • Photo of Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

    Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

    The Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) takes place on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, 1-2 March 2022, under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Belize, Honourable John Antonio Briceño.   The Opening Session, on Tuesday 1 March 2022, will feature remarks by: CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla BarnettOutgoing CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister of…

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  • Photo of Logo Competition – REGIONAL JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SERVICES COMMISISON

    Logo Competition – REGIONAL JUDICIAL AND LEGAL SERVICES COMMISISON

    OBJECTIVE To choose a “logo” to represent the RJLSC. The Logo will be for the exclusive use of the RJLSC. It will appear on all material associated with the RJLSC, including its letterhead. The intellectual rights of whatsoever nature in the Logo will be vested exclusively in the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission, and the Commission will have the…

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  • Photo of International Animation Writers Workshop 2022

    International Animation Writers Workshop 2022

    This two-week Workshop (February 2-11) teaches primarily Guyanese and Caribbean nationals how to create their own 3-page animation scripts with a comedy/funny genre focus. This Workshop was designed to challenge Guyanese and Caribbean artists, animators, writers and creators to createnarratives about Guyana and Caribbean culture that could be consumed and understood by global audiences. It is also aimed at creating…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated the Prime Minister of Barbados Hon Mia Mottley on her resounding triumph in the General Elections of 19 January. Here is the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message: “Honourable Prime Minister, On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I offer my sincere congratulations to you and the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) on your resounding victory in…

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  • Photo of Another 30-nil

    Another 30-nil

    Mia Mottley led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to a second consecutive sweep of all 30 parliamentary seats in General Elections held Wednesday 19 January 2022. Seven political parties, including the main opposition Democratic Labour Party (DLP) under new leader, Attorney, Verla De Peiza, contested the elections, called some 18 months ahead of the constitutional deadline. There were also nine…

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  • Photo of Barbadians vote today in General Elections

    Barbadians vote today in General Elections

    Barbadians are voting in General Elections today Wednesday 19 January 2022. Seven Political Parties and nine Independent Candidates are contesting the 30 seats at stake in the Barbados Parliament.  The Electoral and Boundaries Commission say there are 266,330 registered voters. Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who called the snap elections more than a year before the constitutional deadline, is again leading…

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