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  • Photo of CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

    CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

    Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and critical issue for both sides was underlined by the signing of an MOU between the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency…

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  • Photo of DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE  SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba, meeting in St. Mary’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on 8 December 2017, on the occasion of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit and in commemoration of the forty-fifth anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations among the independent states of CARICOM and Cuba and the fifteenth anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba…

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  • Photo of “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    I welcome you all to the Sixth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba.  I extend my special appreciation to Prime Minister Gaston Browne and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for assuming the responsibility of hosting the Summit at such a challenging period of time. Indeed our Region is going…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

    CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

      (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)      Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba will hold the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December. The Meeting will be co-chaired by the Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada,  and the President of  Cuba, Raúl Castro. This Meeting…

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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 CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba have signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the recent 45th Meeting of the Council for Trade and…

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  • Photo of More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba on Thursday signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, His Excellency Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the opening of the 45th Meeting of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

    CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

     Foreign Ministers from the Caribbean Community and their counterpart from the Republic of Cuba are meeting on Saturday 11 March 2017 for their fifth Ministerial Meeting in Havana. The meeting  has an agenda replete with issues of regional and global importance, including regional integration within the context of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Association…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Cuba mark 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations with ‘growing friendship’

    CARICOM and Cuba mark 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations with ‘growing friendship’

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica has hailed the ‘mutually beneficial relationship’ on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba diplomatic relations today, Thursday 8 December 2016. In a Statement to mark the occasion, Prime Minister Skerrit noted CARICOM’s steadfast advocacy for Cuba’s integration into the wider hemisphere, beginning with the historic step…

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  • Photo of Regional Training Centre being established for young people with disabilities

    Regional Training Centre being established for young people with disabilities

    Plans for a Regional Training Centre for young people with disabilities moved a step forward today with the signing of an agreement by the implementing parties. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Carl Greenidge, and Cuba’s Ambassador to Guyana H.E. Julio Cesar Gonsalez Marchante signed a Tripartite Cooperation and Technical Assistance Agreement at a Ceremony…

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