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  • Photo of CARICOM and Chile agree to further strengthen their technical cooperation

    CARICOM and Chile agree to further strengthen their technical cooperation

    The Caribbean Community and Chile have agreed on a programme of activities for the next year as they seek to further strengthen their technical cooperation. Representatives of the CARICOM Secretariat and the Chilean Agency for International Cooperation discussed the ongoing CARICOM-Chile Technical Cooperation Programme at a recent meeting at the Secretariat’s Headquarters  in Georgetown, Guyana. The Meeting issued the following…

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  • Photo of New Chilean Ambassador to CARICOM accredited

    New Chilean Ambassador to CARICOM accredited

    Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett received Chile’s new Ambassador to CARICOM H.E. Juan Pino at the Secretariat Headquarters in Guyana on Friday 1 October. In remarks at the Accreditation Ceremony, both Dr Barnett and Ambassador Pino looked forward to continuing to build on the strong relations that date back to 1996 when the two sides signed an Agreement on Scientific and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads meet Chilean President on cooperation matters

    CARICOM Heads meet Chilean President on cooperation matters

    CARICOM Heads of Governments on Friday met with President of Chile His Excellency Sebastian Pinera Echenique as the two sides look to further strengthen cooperation.  The President was a Special Guest at the 39th Regular CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica, which ends Friday. CARICOM-Chile relations were formalised in 1996 with the signing of an Agreement on…

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  • Photo of Packed week of events around CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting

    Packed week of events around CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting

    The Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will take place at the Convention Centre, Montego Bay, Jamaica on the 4 – 6 July 2018, under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon. Andrew Holness. An Opening Ceremony will be held on Wednesday 4 July from 4:00 pm (Jamaica time).…

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  • Photo of Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

    Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

    Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected women and men for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference New York, 21 November 2017 – In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised…

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  • Photo of Chilean President assures CARICOM of her country’s support

    Chilean President assures CARICOM of her country’s support

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chile’s President Her Excellency Michele Bachelet assured CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque of her country ’s continuing support for the development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The President received the Secretary-General at her office, in Santiago on Tuesday, the second and final day of his official visit to Chile. Ambassador LaRocque welcomed her assurance…

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  • Massive fire besieges Chile for third day; 15 dead, 500 hurt

    VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smouldering wreckage of hilltop neighbourhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families whose homes could be lost if the winds shifted. Already 11,000 people were homeless as wildfires sent burning embers flying from hilltop…

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  • Photo of SG praises CARICOM-Chile co-operation

    SG praises CARICOM-Chile co-operation

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque hailed CARICOM-Chile co-operation as a model for South-South co-operation. At a meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister His Excellency Heraldo Muñoz in Santiago on the first day of an official visit to the country, Ambassador LaRocque said the co-operation was “strong and meaningful” and was making…

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  • Database launched to analyze impact of climate change on Caribbean coasts

    SANTIAGO, Chile, CMC – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has collaborated with the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment and the University of Cantabria in launching a database that would analyze the impact of climate change on Caribbean coasts. On Wednesday, ECLAC said regional countries could improve coastal planning and develop preventive measures…

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  • CARIBBEAN-POPULATION-Conference to be held on population and development in the Caribbean

    SANTIAGO, Chile, CMC – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will host the first meeting of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, in Montevideo, Uruguay. The  August 12-15 conference will be opened in the presence of the Presidents of Uruguay and Ecuador, José Mujica and Rafael Correa, respectively, executive…

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