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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Belize on its 42nd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Belize on its 42nd Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Belize on its Forty-Second Anniversary of Independence which its celebrates on Thursday 21 September 2023. Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Honourable John A. Briceño noted Belize’s strong voice in the fight against climate change and its advocacy for protection of natural resources for future generations: “Honourable Prime Minister…

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  • Photo of Blue Awakening as Caribbean States say no to Plastic

    Blue Awakening as Caribbean States say no to Plastic

    This story was first published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and features highlights from three Caribbean countries. From the remote Galápagos Islands to the humid depths of the Amazon, governments are cutting back on plastic, citizens are cleaning beaches, and innovators are seeking alternative products as part of a region-wide movement to turn the tide on plastic pollution.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Belize on 41st Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Belize on 41st Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, has congratulated Belize on the occasion of its 41st Independence Anniversary. Please see below the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message to Belize Prime Minister, the Hon. John Briceno: “Honourable Prime Minister: On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I extend congratulations to you and the People of Belize on the occasion of your country’s 41st Anniversary of…

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  • Photo of Barbados Gov’t caps fuel prices – CARICOM Business

    Barbados Gov’t caps fuel prices – CARICOM Business

    Effective August 19, consumers in Barbados will be paying less for gasoline and diesel as Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced that the price of fuel at the pump will be capped for the next five months. Gasoline will cost BDS$4.48 (US$2.24) per litre, while diesel will be BDS$4.03 (US$2.01) until January 31, 2023. Mottley also said that the cap on…

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  • Photo of Statement by Hon. John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize and Chairman of CARICOM, to the Plenary Session of the IX Summit of the Americas

    Statement by Hon. John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize and Chairman of CARICOM, to the Plenary Session of the IX Summit of the Americas

    His Excellency Joseph Biden – President of the United States of America Heads of State and Government Distinguished Representatives Ladies and Gentlemen We have gathered in the City of Angels. The American city that most reflects the best and worst of the Americas. A city that is home to millions of citizens from every country in the western hemisphere. A…

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  • Photo of Opening Remarks by Chair  of the 49th Meeting of the  Community Council of Ministers Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Belize

    Opening Remarks by Chair of the 49th Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Belize

    MAY 27 2022 Colleague Ministers Heads of Delegation Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Officials It is an honour for me to be chairing this 49th Meeting of the Community Council. I bring you warm greetings from Belize. It is good to be back in the Cooperative Republic for the first time in more than a decade. As I welcome…

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  • Photo of Belizean elected new President of Regional Administrative Tribunal

    Belizean elected new President of Regional Administrative Tribunal

    Judge Lisa M Shoman of Belize has been elected by her peers to the Presidency of the Caribbean Community Administrative Tribunal (CCAT) from 20th April 2022 for two years, as the second President of the Tribunal. Judge Shoman SC was preceded by, Sir Patterson Cheltenham, Chief Justice of Barbados who served with distinction as the first President of CCAT from…

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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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  • Photo of Declaration: CARICOM-SICA

    Declaration: CARICOM-SICA

    JOINT DECLARATION OF SAN PEDRO IV SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and of the Central American Integration System (SICA) 3 March 2022 We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and of the Central American Integration System (SICA) meeting in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize on 3 March 2022,…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT OF THE CONFERENCE OF CARICOM HEADS OF GOVERNMENT ON THE WAR AND HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN UKRAINE

    STATEMENT OF THE CONFERENCE OF CARICOM HEADS OF GOVERNMENT ON THE WAR AND HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN UKRAINE

    We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community strongly condemn the military attacks and invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to all acts of aggression, the urgent withdrawal of Russian military forces in Ukraine. Any concerns the Russian Federation may have must be resolved diplomatically and not…

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