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  • Photo of CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

    CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

    The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada will meet virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions  expected to centre on key issues of mutual interest including the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, and climate resilience. Friday’s meeting will be cochaired by Hon Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Hon Eamon Courtenay, Minister of…

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  • Photo of Arrival Statement:  CARICOM Elections Observation Mission to the Turks and Caicos Islands

    Arrival Statement: CARICOM Elections Observation Mission to the Turks and Caicos Islands

    Pursuant to the request made on the 31 January 2021 by the Office of the Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands for a CARICOM Elections Observation Mission (CEOM) to be deployed to observe and monitor the conduct of the General Elections scheduled to take place in the Turks and Caicos Islands on 19 February 2021, a three-member CEOM was…

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  • Photo of CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it notes with regret the death of the former Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada Mr Elvin Nimrod, whom it described as a committed integrationist. Mr Nimrod, who also served as Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Legal Affairs, Labour, Local Government, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and Attorney General, died on 7 February in the United…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, has extended congratulations to the West Indies cricket team on their test series victory against Bangladesh. Prime Minister Rowley praised the discipline, determination and grit of the Caribbean players, under the captaincy of Kraigg Brathwaite, to secure two consecutive wins against the home…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG thanks PM Mottley for COVID-19 Vaccines

    CARICOM SG thanks PM Mottley for COVID-19 Vaccines

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque expressed profound thanks to the Honourable Mia Mottley Prime Minister of Barbados for her provision of Covid-19 vaccines for the staff of the CARICOM Secretariat. Prime Minister Mottley directed that 100 doses of the batch she donated to Guyana be provided to the staff of the Secretariat based at the headquarters…

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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 conducts regional preparation ahead of UN Commission on the Status of Women

    CARICOM conducts regional preparation ahead of UN Commission on the Status of Women

    Preparations are underway for the Sixty-Fifth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women which takes place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, 15 – 26 March 2021. The theme this year is: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Youth to benefit from UNFPA Sexuality Education Initiative

    Caribbean Youth to benefit from UNFPA Sexuality Education Initiative

    Youth in the Caribbean will be benefiting from Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) activities that were launched by the UNFPA in a virtual Webinar on Wednesday. CSE programmes enable young people to protect their health, well-being and dignity and is a strategic vehicle for promoting gender equality and human rights. The activities will be conducted under the Spotlight Regional Programme for…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to monitor very closely, and views with deep concern, developments in Haiti. The Community urges all stakeholders to be guided by the Constitution, respect for the rule of law and the electoral process and in that regard is heartened by the fact that an electoral timetable has been set. The Community is also deeply anguished…

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  • Photo of MONTSERRAT’S GOVERNOR and PREMIER RECEIVE THE OXFORD ASTRAZENCA VACCINE – 474 REGISTERED

    MONTSERRAT’S GOVERNOR and PREMIER RECEIVE THE OXFORD ASTRAZENCA VACCINE – 474 REGISTERED

    Ministry of Health, Montserrat – The Ministry of Health and Social Services on Montserrat began the process of administering the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine on Montserrat today (Monday February 8, 2021).  474 persons have been registered to date. Governor, His. Excellency Andrew Pearce and Premier, Hon. Joseph E. Farrell received their vaccines shortly after 11 o’clock this morning.  The vaccination…

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