Dominica

  • Photo of STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) HON JOHN BRICEÑO, PRIME MINISTER OF BELIZE ON CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY’S CANDIDATES FOR COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL

    STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) HON JOHN BRICEÑO, PRIME MINISTER OF BELIZE ON CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY’S CANDIDATES FOR COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL

    An election for the post of Secretary-General of the Commonwealth will take place during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which takes place 20-25 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. The Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community maintains that it is still the turn of the Caribbean to provide a candidate for the position. In that regard, two…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads Approve Enhanced Cooperation Protocol

    CARICOM Heads Approve Enhanced Cooperation Protocol

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have adopted a Protocol which should create opportunities to further the principles, goals and objectives of the Community  through Enhanced Cooperation. The “Protocol to Amend the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas Establishing the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy to allow Enhanced Cooperation among Member States and to address Related Issues” was…

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  • Photo of IMF: Dominica projected to grow annually by 5% from 2022 – CARICOM BUSINESS

    IMF: Dominica projected to grow annually by 5% from 2022 – CARICOM BUSINESS

    The IMF is projecting that Dominica will record sustained annual growth of 5% from 2022 thru 2026. Coming at the conclusion of its Article IV consultation, the IMF noted that the growth outlook is promising, supported by the large public investment program and the projected gradual recovery in tourism with added hotel capacity. However, the Fund also noted that with…

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  • Photo of Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the education system. Children were away from face-to-face learning for more than one school year, and had to navigate the adjustments to online learning, where it existed. While that was a much need response to the crisis, the disruption to the education system occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, created learning gaps that absolutely…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Dominica on 43rd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Dominica on 43rd Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of Dominica on the country’s Forty-Third anniversary of Independence, which is celebrates on 3 November 2021. “The theme of this year’s Independence festivities, “United in Purpose: Our Health, Our Heritage, Our Culture” is a clear rallying cry for Dominicans in this challenging period to continue in their collective actions to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG participates in Post-Disaster Recovery Roundtable

    CARICOM SG participates in Post-Disaster Recovery Roundtable

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Thursday joined the former United States President Mr Bill Clinton, some CARICOM leaders and other high-level officials for a Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery Private Roundtable. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque presenting to the Roundtable Former United States President Bill Clinton Prime Ministers Hon. Mia Mottley of Barbados,  Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit of…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General praises strong CARICOM Solidarity in COVID-19 vaccine sharing

    Secretary-General praises strong CARICOM Solidarity in COVID-19 vaccine sharing

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday praised the strong solidarity within CARICOM as Member States share their limited first batches of COVID-19 vaccines. The Secretary-General’s comment came as he led his CARICOM Secretariat Staff in taking vaccine shots from 100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine provided by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados.   The Barbados Prime Minister also made…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Dominica on its 42nd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Dominica on its 42nd Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the country’s Forty-Second Anniversary as an independent nation. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, pointed to the great fortitude and resilience demonstrated by the Government and People in rebuilding Dominica after the devastating effects of natural…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    The importance of investing in youth, including treatment and rehabilitation for those who are using and addicted to alcohol and other drugs, was underscored at the Official Opening of the Regional Adolescent Training Workshops on 4 February 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago. To this end, partnerships, relevant policies and adolescents’ prevention programmes, among others, were emphasised by speakers who represented…

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  • Photo of After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts this phenomenon has been having on countries in the region since 2011. The fact-finding survey is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), that has coordinated official development assistance from…

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