caricom@50

  • Photo of Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Caribbean Community- Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guyana)

    Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Caribbean Community- Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guyana)

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation is pleased to extend greetings to all the people of the Caribbean Community on the occasion of CARICOM Day 2023. This year is of special significance as it marks the Golden Jubilee of the founding of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which came into being with the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas,…

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  • Photo of Remarks by PM of Trinidad and Tobago, Opening Ceremony, 45th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    Remarks by PM of Trinidad and Tobago, Opening Ceremony, 45th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    Good afternoon. Today, it is my honour to welcome you to the beautiful twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, for the convening of the 45th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM.  For us here in the Caribbean, this is a significant event, as tomorrow we also launch the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the…

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  • Protected: Understanding the CARICOM Agreement on Social Security

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  • Photo of Statement from President Irfaan Ali on the occasion of CARICOM’s 5oth Anniversary

    Statement from President Irfaan Ali on the occasion of CARICOM’s 5oth Anniversary

    I extend greetings to all the peoples of the Caribbean as Guyana celebrates CARICOM Day. This year our Community is observing its Golden Jubilee a milestone that attests to the relevance and sturdiness of our regional family, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Over the past five decades, integration movements have come and gone; others have stuttered and stagnated; new regional groupings…

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  • Photo of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago Claim Top Prizes at 16th CARICOM Road Races -10K

    Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago Claim Top Prizes at 16th CARICOM Road Races -10K

    The 16th CARICOM Road Races concluded yesterday, Sunday, 2 July, in Trinidad and Tobago, with Guyana and the host country taking top honours in a 10K event. Guyanese Attoya Harvey claimed first prize in the Overall Female category and the CARICOM Secretary-General’s Trophy, while Samantha Shikla of Trinidad and Tobago)and Laura Lynn Limery of Saint Lucia won second and third…

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  • Photo of A Decade of Public Health Service: CARPHA Observes 10 years

    A Decade of Public Health Service: CARPHA Observes 10 years

    (Caribbean Public Health Agency Press Release) This year, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) observes its 10-year anniversary. CARPHA became the new single regional public health agency for the Caribbean when it was legally established in July 2011.  However, the Agency began its operations in 2013, after an Intergovernmental Agreement was signed by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States. Caribbean Public Health Day celebrated on…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting opens today

    CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting opens today

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Monday, 3 July 2023): Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government meet in Trinidad and Tobago, 3-5 July 2023, for their 45th Regular Meeting and to launch a year of celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the regional grouping.  The packed agenda for the Meeting tackles several pressing issues for…

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  • Photo of Much achieved in past 50 years – CARICOM Secretary-General

    Much achieved in past 50 years – CARICOM Secretary-General

    Following is an edited version of a presentation by Dr. Carla N Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at a symposium ‘CARICOM at 50’ hosted by UWI St Augustine on April 14, 2023. CARICOM is a Community of sovereign states which have agreed to act in concert in areas agreed within the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. Unlike, for example, the European Union, which has…

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  • Photo of Activities begin in Barbados to mark 50th anniversary of CARICOM

    Activities begin in Barbados to mark 50th anniversary of CARICOM

    (Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation) As the 50th anniversary date for the 15-member grouping, CARICOM, draws near Barbados has kicked off its local activities to mark the day. Activities in Member States will be observed under the theme ’50 Years Strong: A Solid Foundation to Build On’. Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong, says the island will be celebrating the milestone for…

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  • New children’s book teaches benefits, diversity of CARICOM

    (Barbados Today) Embrace and explore your Caribbean neighbourhood and take full advantage of the opportunities available within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). This was the message delivered to students at the Bay Primary School on Friday, as the school as well as the National Library Service were presented with copies of a newly-published children’s book, I Am CARICOM: Kofi’s Journey. The book,…

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