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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 41st Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 41st Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the country’s forty-first anniversary of Independence, which it celebrates on 27 October 2020. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Vincentian Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, said that as an Independent nation, St. Vincent and the Grenadines has achieved global recognition…

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    Stats News and Views

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 31, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 23 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM. The…

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  • Photo of NCB & Republic Bank named among World’s Safest Banks: CARICOM BUSINESS

    NCB & Republic Bank named among World’s Safest Banks: CARICOM BUSINESS

    National Commercial Bank (NCB) Jamaica Limited and Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago are the only 2 banking institutions in the Region to be named in Global Finance’s list of the World’s Safest Banks in 112 countries. According to Global Finance, which is headquartered in New York with a circulation of 50,000 and readers in 191 countries, “The Safest Banks…

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  • Photo of Call for submissions – CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub!

    Call for submissions – CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub!

    Share your research and experiences in renewable energy and energy efficiency with a regional audience. The CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub is an information and knowledge management framework developed to ensure that appropriate, reliable and high-quality information is available and accessible within the region.The insight from your research, reports and project experiences may be of benefit to others. By submitting your papers…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

    CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated New Zealand’s Prime Minister Ms Jacinda Ardern on her re-election in the country’s general elections on 17 October. Ms. Ardern led her Labour Party to a rare outright majority for New Zealand elections, capturing 64 seats in the 120-seat Assembly. “The New Zealand electorate has no doubt favoured you, Prime Minister, for your…

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  • Photo of T&T to revisit the energy fiscal regime:   CARICOM BUSINESS

    T&T to revisit the energy fiscal regime: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced that the T&T government will revisit the energy sector tax regime to ensure the country remains competitive. This in the wake of a recent study by the IDB said T&T’s fiscal regime for the energy sector is one of the most uncompetitive in the region. The Central Bank’s Energy Commodity Prices Index (ECPI),…

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  • Photo of Scientific data critical to Development – PM Mitchell on Caribbean Statistics Day

    Scientific data critical to Development – PM Mitchell on Caribbean Statistics Day

    MESSAGE BYPRIME MINISTER KEITH MITCHELLCARICOM’S LEAD HEAD FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING ICT& CARICOM CHAMPION FOR OFFICIAL STATISTICSOn the Occasion of CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAYOctober 15, 2020 Scientific data is increasingly recognised as a critical element in development and the current COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more relevant to sustainable development. Given the magnitude of the pandemic’s impact, we are…

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  • Photo of Celebrating Caribbean Statistics Day – SG’s Message

    Celebrating Caribbean Statistics Day – SG’s Message

    MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE OF CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 15 OCTOBER 2020 It is my pleasure as Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, to send greetings on the launch of the Twelfth Observance of Caribbean Statistics Day on  15 October 2020. This year also marks the Third Observance of World…

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  • Photo of Special Topic Statistical Bulletin – COVID-19 Issue 29, 9 October 2020

    Special Topic Statistical Bulletin – COVID-19 Issue 29, 9 October 2020

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID 19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 29, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 9 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM.…

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  • Photo of Jamaica lowers primary surplus target:  CARICOM BUSINESS

    Jamaica lowers primary surplus target: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Jamaica is further revising down Jamaica’s primary surplus target to 3.1% among other measures, to cover almost $17 billion in additional expenditure for the current fiscal year. According to Finance Minister Nigel Clarke preliminary numbers for the 6 months ending September 30, show that overall revenues were $8 billion or 3% than budgeted but 18.8% lower than the corresponding 6…

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