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  • Photo of CARICOM and United Arab Emirates sign agreement to strengthen cooperation

    CARICOM and United Arab Emirates sign agreement to strengthen cooperation

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the side lines of the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in Barbados, Wednesday. The MOU, signed by CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Assistant Minister in the Government of the UAE Mr Omar Saif Ghobash, will establish a consultation and cooperation…

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  • Photo of Regional Response to Novel Corona-virus is ‘Regionalism Working’ – Prime Minister Chastanet

    Regional Response to Novel Corona-virus is ‘Regionalism Working’ – Prime Minister Chastanet

    Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Outgoing Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of  CARICOM, Hon. Allan Chastanet, has lauded the Region’s response to the Novel Corona-virus as “regionalism working”. The Prime Minister said the approach reminded him of the importance of being part of a group that in times of emergency had your back. He expressed gratitude…

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  • Photo of Dominica signs Regional Procurement and Assets Recovery Agreements

    Dominica signs Regional Procurement and Assets Recovery Agreements

    Dominica’s Prime Minister Mr Roosevelt Skerrit signed his country on to two important regional agreements on the side-lines of the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) in Barbados, Wednesday. These are: The Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community, which gives individuals and firms the opportunity to bid for public…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG commends regional response on COVID 19

    CARICOM SG commends regional response on COVID 19

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has commended the health emergency response mechanism engineered by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to keep the Community free of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19). Secretary-General LaRocque said the inter-agency collaboration that is taking place is another example of the co-ordination required to address the challenges to integration. The SG was speaking at the…

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  • Photo of A fixed single CARICOM roaming rate for all CARICOM nationals – CARICOM Chair

    A fixed single CARICOM roaming rate for all CARICOM nationals – CARICOM Chair

    Community governance, a fixed single CARICOM roaming rate and a unified regional approach were among the key highlights of Chair of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, when she addressed the opening of the Thirty-First Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference in Barbados, earlier on 18 February 2020. On the issue of…

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  • Photo of ‘Step on regional integration pedal a little more’ – PM Allen Chastanet

    ‘Step on regional integration pedal a little more’ – PM Allen Chastanet

    Address by Saint Lucia Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community at the Opening of the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, 18th February 2020 It was a great honour for me over the past six months to have held the chairmanship of the Caribbean Community. Given…

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  • Photo of ‘We are family’ – Hon. Mia Mottley

    ‘We are family’ – Hon. Mia Mottley

    Remarks by the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, Prime Minister of Barbados, at the Opening Session of the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Barbados Thank you very much. Distinguished colleague Heads, the Secretary-General of CARICOM, the distinguished Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, distinguished Foreign Minister…

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  • Photo of ‘We have to build a resilient Caribbean Community’- CARICOM Secretary-General

    ‘We have to build a resilient Caribbean Community’- CARICOM Secretary-General

    Remarks by the Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at the Opening of the 31st Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, Bridgetown, Barbados 18 February 2020 Madame Chair, Heads of Government, the scope of our Agenda illustrates the breadth of issues which we, as a Community, must address to further consolidate our integration and to…

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  • Photo of Blacklisting comes under microscope at Intersessional

    Blacklisting comes under microscope at Intersessional

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to intensify its advocacy against the blacklisting of its Member States by the European Union (EU). The EU has used its tax good governance standard to label some Caribbean countries as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, despite the fact that the countries in question are not designated as non-compliant by the relevant regulatory authorities, such as the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General meets CANADA’s Foreign Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General meets CANADA’s Foreign Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met with Canada’s Foreign Minister Mr Francois-Phillippe Champagne on the eve of the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in Barbados, Monday. The Foreign Minister’s visit to Barbados follows the cancellation of a trip by Canada’s Prime Minister Mr Justin Trudeau to meet with CARICOM Heads during their Meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday,…

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