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  • PRESENTATION BY EDWIN W. CARRINGTON, SECRETARY-GENERAL,  CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY AT CARICOM DAY CELEBRATIONS IN OTTAWA, CANADA, 17 JUNE 2002

    Honourable Ministers of Government Excellencies Members of Parliament and the Senate Other Distinguished Guests CARICOM Nationals Ladies and Gentlemen I want to thank my friend and colleague Ambassador Bullen for his very kind introduction indeed as I do for the invitation to be here. Ladies and Gentlemen I am sure you are all aware of the saying “third time” lucky…

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  • CARICOM YOUTHS FOR EVENTS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, CANADA

    Youth representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet in Trinidad and Tobago next week to address a number of issues affecting their daily lives under the theme “Human Rights, Freedoms, and Responsibilities.” Twenty-seven youths between ages 15 – 24, drawn from a cross-section of youth groups and organisations around the Region, will be updated on their rights and responsibilities…

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  • CANADA SUPPORTS GUYANA’S CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM

    The good relations between Canada and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) were once again demonstrated when that country made a presentation of 100,000 Canadian Dollars to assist in the work of the constitutional reform process in CARICOM Member State, Guyana. At a simple ceremony on Thursday, 9 September, at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana , H.E. Mr. Kamoji Wachiira,…

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  • JOINT STATEMENT AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY AND CANADA, APRIL 16, 1998, NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS

    The leaders discussed a number of regional, hemispheric and international issues. Particular attention was paid to the imminent Second Summit of the Americas due to be held in Santiago, Chile on the weekend, April 18-19, 1998. Noting the equal relevance of both the economic and non-economic issues to be addressed in Santiago, prominence was given to the proposal expected to…

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  • NEW FOCUS ON CARICOM-CANADA RELATIONS

    The integration process of the Caribbean Community is progressing well and the Region is making an effort to liberalise its market, in spite of the concern of countries about their vulnerability. So said Mr. Michael Kergin, Deputy Minister Americas, Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada at a joint press conference with CARICOM Secretary-General Edwin Carrington at the conclusion of…

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  • CARICOM/CANADA MEET IN GEORGETOWN THIS WEEK

    The Ninth meeting of the CARICOM/Canada Joint Trade and Economic Committee (JTEC) begins in Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday 19 February, 1998. This meeting takes place against the backdrop of the upcoming second Summit of the Americas scheduled for Santiago, Chile in April and the recent expansion of Caribbean Community/Canadian Technical Cooperation Agreement (CARIBCAN), the one way duty free trade arrangement,…

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