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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 CARICOM Statement on the disastrous fire in Matanzas, Cuba

    CARICOM Statement on the disastrous fire in Matanzas, Cuba

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stands with government and people of Cuba in the aftermath of the disastrous fire at the Port of Matanzas.  We extend our condolences on the loss of life and wish a speedy recovery to the scores of people who were injured in this tragic accident brought on by an act of nature The extensive damage to…

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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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