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  • Photo of CARICOM, French Republic forge closer cooperation

    CARICOM, French Republic forge closer cooperation

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and French Republic on Thursday, 24 April formalised diplomatic relations with the accreditation of H.E. Michel Prom, Plenipotentiary Representative of France to CARICOM. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque accepted the Letters of Credence in a simple handing over ceremony in his office at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown,…

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  • Photo of Chilean President assures CARICOM of her country’s support

    Chilean President assures CARICOM of her country’s support

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chile’s President Her Excellency Michele Bachelet assured CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque of her country ’s continuing support for the development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The President received the Secretary-General at her office, in Santiago on Tuesday, the second and final day of his official visit to Chile. Ambassador LaRocque welcomed her assurance…

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  • Photo of SG praises CARICOM-Chile co-operation

    SG praises CARICOM-Chile co-operation

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque hailed CARICOM-Chile co-operation as a model for South-South co-operation. At a meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister His Excellency Heraldo Muñoz in Santiago on the first day of an official visit to the country, Ambassador LaRocque said the co-operation was “strong and meaningful” and was making…

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  • Photo of New Swedish Ambassador to CARICOM sees his appointment as historic

    New Swedish Ambassador to CARICOM sees his appointment as historic

    The newly accredited Ambassador of Sweden to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Claes Hammar, has described the formalisation of his country’s ties with the Community as an historic and significant step. Following meetings with Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Sweden and other Nordic countries and CARICOM Foreign Ministers in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Ambassador…

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  • Photo of CARICOM accredits first Swedish Ambassador

    CARICOM accredits first Swedish Ambassador

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     While Sweden has forged diplomatic relations with countries within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) through the establishment of honorary consulates in each CARICOM Member State and by signing of Tax Information Exchange Agreements with eight of them, it had no such ties with the regional bloc. At the Georgetown, Guyana Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat…

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  • Israel’s first ever Ambassador to CARICOM presents his credentials

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, on Tuesday said he looked forward to the development of a more structured and formal mechanism for cooperation between Israel and CARICOM. He made this statement during a ceremony at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters, Turkeyen, Guyana, where Ambassador to CARICOM from Israel Amiram Magid…

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