Foreign Policy and Community Relations

  • Photo of CARICOM extends sympathy to families of victims of recent terror attacks

    CARICOM extends sympathy to families of victims of recent terror attacks

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended its sympathy to the families of persons killed in recent brutal attacks in Sweden and Egypt, stating that incidents such as these serve to strengthen the resolve of the international community to defeat terrorism in all its forms. The attack in Stockholm, Sweden on 7 April in which a lorry was ploughed into pedestrians,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

    CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

     Foreign Ministers from the Caribbean Community and their counterpart from the Republic of Cuba are meeting on Saturday 11 March 2017 for their fifth Ministerial Meeting in Havana. The meeting  has an agenda replete with issues of regional and global importance, including regional integration within the context of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Association…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Republic of Korea commit to areas for closer cooperation

    CARICOM-Republic of Korea commit to areas for closer cooperation

    CARICOM and the Republic of Korea held their first high-level meeting in Jamaica on Monday with agreement on a number of areas for closer cooperation. In a joint statement issued at the end of the meeting the two sides committed to further strengthen their ties of friendship and spirit of cooperation. They also agreed to reinvigorate a Consultation and Cooperation…

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  • Photo of Joint Statement of the Inaugural High-Level Meeting between the Republic of Korea and the Caribbean Community(CARICOM)

    Joint Statement of the Inaugural High-Level Meeting between the Republic of Korea and the Caribbean Community(CARICOM)

    The Inaugural High-Level Meeting between the Republic of Korea (Korea) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on 27 February 2017. The Republic of Korea was represented by His Excellency Mr. Lim Sung-nam, First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Korea, the CARICOM Secretariat by Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, and CARICOM Member States by Ambassadors,…

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  • Photo of “CARICOM needs CELAC to help protect our countries …” President Granger

    “CARICOM needs CELAC to help protect our countries …” President Granger

    Guyana’s President and current Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), H.E. David Granger, called on the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to satisfy the needs of all its members. He was addressing the Fifth Summit of Heads of State and Government, last Wednesday, 25 January 2017, in the Dominican Republic. President Granger told the “partnership of large…

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