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  • Photo of CARICOM expresses sorrow at deaths in Cuban accident

    CARICOM expresses sorrow at deaths in Cuban accident

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed its profound sorrow at the loss of life in the accident at Cuba’s Hotel Saratoga. CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett expressed the Community’s condolences in a message to Cuba’s President H.E.  Miguel Díaz-Canel: “Excellency The Caribbean Community expresses its profound sorrow to the Government and people of Cuba at the loss of life due…

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  • Photo of CARICOM regrets passing of former Foreign Minister who helped to advance Cuba-CARICOM relations

    CARICOM regrets passing of former Foreign Minister who helped to advance Cuba-CARICOM relations

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed deep regret at the passing of Cuba’s former Foreign Affairs Minister HE Ricardo Alarcón, who played a constructive role in advancing Cuba’s relationship with CARICOM.  Mr   Alarcón died recently in Havana at the age of 84. CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett sent a message of condolence to Cuba’s President HE Miguel Díaz-Canel: “Excellency The…

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  • Photo of Statement by CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Hon Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda on the occasion of the Forty-Ninth Anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba Diplomatic Relations, 8 December 2021

    Statement by CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Hon Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda on the occasion of the Forty-Ninth Anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba Diplomatic Relations, 8 December 2021

    It is my distinct honour, in my capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to address the People and Governments of CARICOM and Cuba on the Forty-Ninth Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between our Countries.  Today reminds us of that symbolic and courageous historic act of Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago on 8 December 1972,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the civil Protests in Cuba

    CARICOM Statement on the civil Protests in Cuba

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has taken note of the protests taking place in Cuba brought about by socio-economic challenges, further exacerbated by the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic and the impact of natural hazards. The Community calls for the cessation of violence and vandalism and for a return to calm and peaceful assembly and dialogue. The Community reiterates its…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on US Designating Cuba as State Sponsor of Terrorism

    Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on US Designating Cuba as State Sponsor of Terrorism

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) denounces the unilateral declaration by the outgoing United States administration to designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. Cuba’s international conduct does not in any way warrant that designation. This further attack on the country adversely affects its international standing and its social, human and economic development and is another misguided action in addition to…

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  • Photo of Final Declaration of the 7th CARICOM-CUBA Summit Meeting

    Final Declaration of the 7th CARICOM-CUBA Summit Meeting

    December 8, 2020 We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba, gathered via videoconference on 8 December, 2020, on the occasion of the 7th CARICOM-Cuba Summit held in commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the four CARICOM independent States and Cuba and the 18th anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba…

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  • Photo of Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    The Seventh Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and Cuba was held via videoconference on Tuesday 8 December 2020. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque addressed the Summit’s Opening. Here are his Remarks: Your Excellency Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba; Dr. the…

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  • Photo of Statement to mark CARICOM-Cuba Day, 8 December 2018

    Statement to mark CARICOM-Cuba Day, 8 December 2018

    The 8th of December 2018 marks the Forty-Sixth Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, the four CARICOM countries independent at that time, and Cuba.  That historic and courageous act of 8 December 1972 has grown over the years into a strong fraternal relationship between all the Member States of the Caribbean…

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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 Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    CARICOM and Cuba committed to further strengthening their relations during a meeting at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on Wednesday at which matters related to a joint Disabilities Project,  the extension of Art programmes at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica, and trade were discussed. CARICOM Assistant Secretary General, Human and Social Development  Dr. Douglas…

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