Barbados

  • Photo of We must do more and do it more quickly  – SG urged CARICOM Heads on CSME

    We must do more and do it more quickly – SG urged CARICOM Heads on CSME

      (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     As the CARICOM Single Market and Economy returns to Jamaica, its place of induction, for a review, the CARICOM Secretary-General said while much has been accomplished under its regimes, the Region has not achieved as much as it should have by now.   The humbugs, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque posited ,were that “major policy…

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  • Photo of CARICOM must reposition to respond to new normal – PM Mitchell

    CARICOM must reposition to respond to new normal – PM Mitchell

    Crafting a strategy to reposition itself to respond to the “new normal” was one of the key tasks of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. the Hon Keith Mitchell said Wednesday. Placing the Community at the “centre of global changes”, the Prime Minister pointed to economic, social and political inequality, climate change and vulnerability that were having…

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  • Photo of Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

    Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Mottley, addressed the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government, which opened on 4 July in Montego Bay, Jamaica and reminded of the “purpose and passion” of the integration movement. Stating that the purpose and passion was the people, she cautioned that they, particularly the young ones, would not wait around…

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  • Photo of Mottley: Time to act is now

    Mottley: Time to act is now

    The region’s young people will not wait another ten years nor will they forgive present leaders for procrastination or lack of courage. And Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, told her colleagues if they were serious about making the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) work, it was time to move past the talk. Mottley was making her maiden address…

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  • MARIJUANA -Whither the Caribbean Community

    To decriminalise, or not to discriminalise, or other. That’s the task of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government who have placed the marijuana issue high on the agenda of its Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting in Jamaica, on 4-6 July 2017, and will consider the Report of the Regional Marijuana Commission (RMC). The people of the Community look forward to a decision,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General briefs new Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General briefs new Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday met with new Barbados Prime Minister Ms Mia Mottley. The Secretary-General, as is customary, updated the new Prime Minister on developments in the regional integration movement, including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy for which the Barbadian Leader has responsibility in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet. Prime Minister Mottley led her Barbados Labour Party to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (right) accepts the Letter of Credence of His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, new Plenipotentiary Representative of Cuba to CARICOM Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, the new Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Cuba to CARICOM, pledged to strengthen even further the fraternal relations between CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Mottley on her ‘truly historic achievements’ following Thursday’s General Elections, and said it will be his pleasure to welcome her to the next meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in Jamaica on 4-6 July. Ms Mottley’s  Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the Barbados…

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  • New Barbados Prime Minister sworn in

    The Hon. Mia Mottley was earlier today sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados following her party’s landslide victory at the polls yesterday. Please see the swearing in ceremony via the Barbados Government Information Service: Read More  

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  • Photo of Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Mottley on her ‘truly historic achievements’ following Thursday’s General Elections, and said it will be his pleasure to welcome her to the next meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in Jamaica on 4-6 July. Ms Mottley’s  Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the Barbados…

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