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  • Photo of CARICOM Chair To Host Meeting On COVID-19
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    CARICOM Chair To Host Meeting On COVID-19

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, will host a special meeting in Barbados tomorrow, Sunday, March 1, to discuss ways of protecting the region from COVID-19. The meeting will take place in the Frangipani room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, beginning at 12 noon. It will bring together some Heads of Government, Caribbean Ministers…

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  • Photo of CARPHA Upgrades the Risk of Transmission of Coronavirus in the Caribbean to ‘Moderate to High’
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    CARPHA Upgrades the Risk of Transmission of Coronavirus in the Caribbean to ‘Moderate to High’

    While there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Caribbean thus far, transmission of the virus has been reported in territories with direct flights to Caribbean States.  Therefore, due to the current increased risk of importation of COVID-19 to the Region, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has upgraded the risk of coronavirus disease transmission from low, to…

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  • Photo of Working Group established to concretise recommendations for a Regional Response to Covid-19

    Working Group established to concretise recommendations for a Regional Response to Covid-19

    CARICOM Ministers of Health held an emergency Meeting on the COVID-19 on Wednesday and agreed to the establishment of a Working Group to formulate recommendations/protocols for a possible regional response to the disease. This second Emergency Meeting of CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD-Health) was also joined by CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados and  Secretary-General…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounting election observation mission for Guyana’s Elections

    CARICOM mounting election observation mission for Guyana’s Elections

    Members of the CARICOM Election Observation Mission (CEOM) began arriving in Guyana on February 24, to monitor the country’s Regional and General Elections early next month. The full complement of the 14-Member Mission will be in Guyana on February 27, and will be on the ground until March 4. In November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana, Hon. Dr.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Development Fund To Be Restructured

    CARICOM Development Fund To Be Restructured

    (Barbados Government Information Service) So serious are the issues facing the region that its leaders have decided to restructure the CARICOM Development Fund to enable it to raise additional monies from individuals, companies, institutions, regional countries and extra regional countries. CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, made this announcement on Wednesday, during a press conference on the final day…

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  • Photo of CARICOM wants inter-governmental tax body to set standards, rules

    CARICOM wants inter-governmental tax body to set standards, rules

    CARICOM Heads of Government have reiterated the call for the creation of an “appropriate intergovernmental tax body with the adequate means and powers to set standards and rules” which support an equitable and universal approach to an international tax governance infrastructure. The call was made Wednesday against the background of the blacklisting of countries by the European Union (EU). The strategy…

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  • Photo of Multi-Disciplinary Summit Imminent To Address Unacceptable Crime, Violence in CARICOM

    Multi-Disciplinary Summit Imminent To Address Unacceptable Crime, Violence in CARICOM

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will convene a multidisciplinary summit on Security scheduled for April 2020 to have “frank discussions” given the continuing high rates of crime and violence in the Community. CARICOM Chair, Hon. Mia Mottley, made the disclosure while briefing the press at the close of the Thirty-First Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government on 19…

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  • Photo of COMMUNIQUE Issued at Conclusion of 31st CARICOM Intersessional Meeting

    COMMUNIQUE Issued at Conclusion of 31st CARICOM Intersessional Meeting

    The Thirty-First Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held in Bridgetown, Barbados, 18-19 February 2020.  The Prime Minister of Barbados, the Right Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C; MP, Chaired the proceedings. Other Members of the Conference in attendance were: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne; Prime Minister of…

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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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