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  • Photo of Agriculture development discussed as SG accredits Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM

    Agriculture development discussed as SG accredits Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM

    Scope for collaboration in agricultural development was one of the main items discussed by Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)Her Excellency Carla Barnett and Her Excellency Maria Clara Duclos Carisio, Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM. Ambassador Carisio presented her credentials to Secretary-General Barnett in a ceremony at the Georgetown, Guyana headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat on Thursday 16 September. Apart…

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  • Photo of First CARICOM-Africa Summit to be held 7 September

    First CARICOM-Africa Summit to be held 7 September

    History will be made on 7 September 2021, when the inaugural CARICOM-Africa Summit is held. Kenya will host the virtual event under the theme ‘Unity Across Continents and Oceans: Opportunities for Deepening Integration’. His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, will chair the Summit. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta will chair the Summit Plans for Kenya to host a CARICOM and…

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  • Photo of Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    On Monday, 28 January 2019 a delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Chairman of CARICOM, the Hon. Mia Mottley and Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Ministers of St. Kitts and Nevis, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, respectively, and the Hon. Peter David,  Foreign Minister of Grenada, H.E. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General, as well…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General highlights Region’s work against Gender-based Violence

    Secretary-General highlights Region’s work against Gender-based Violence

    As the Region joins the global observance of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, progress has been identified in the important area of data collection on discrimination and violence against women and children and the analysis of underlying causes. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque noted the development in a message to mark the occasion. “I am happy to report…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG accredits Panama’s first Ambassador

    CARICOM SG accredits Panama’s first Ambassador

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Thursday 13 September 2018 formalised diplomatic ties with Panama, accrediting the first Ambassador of the Central American country to the Community. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, received the letter of credence of Her Excellency Soraya Cano Franco during a short ceremony at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat, in Georgetown, Guyana. He said Panama and…

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  • Photo of SG URGES LITHUANIA TO ADVOCATE FOR CARICOM

    SG URGES LITHUANIA TO ADVOCATE FOR CARICOM

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque urged Lithuania to advocate on behalf of CARICOM in fora where the Region had no voice. The Secretary-General on Wednesday accepted the credentials of Lithuania’s new representative to CARICOM Ambassador Audra Plepytė, at the Secretariat’s Georgetown Headquarters. In noting the country’s accession to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…

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  • Photo of CARICOM voices strong objection to new EU blacklist

    CARICOM voices strong objection to new EU blacklist

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) strongly objects to the recent labelling of some of its Member States by the European Union as Non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, CARICOM Secretary-General said Wednesday 12 December 2017. He was at the time accrediting a new Ambassador of France to CARICOM, H.E. Antoine Joly at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. The Secretary-General urged France to leverage…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

    We, the Heads of State and/or Government of the Caribbean Community Member States and Mexico, gathered in Belize City, Belize, to hold the Fourth CARICOM–Mexico Summit; Inspired by four decades of dialogue and friendship; Committed to strengthening ties between CARICOM and Mexico; Dedicated to the integrated regional development and the economic prosperity of our countries; Inspired by Mexico’s renewed commitment…

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  • Photo of UN SG lauds CARICOM leadership on global issues

    UN SG lauds CARICOM leadership on global issues

    As CARICOM and United Nations meet in New York to discuss how the international body can better support the Region’s strategic goals, UN Secretary-General, H.E. Antonio Guterres has lauded CARICOM’s leadership on many pressing global issues. Speaking at the opening of the 9th Biennial CARICOM-UN General Meeting in New York on Thursday 20 July, the UN SG said: “This year…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Korea formalise decade-old friendship

    CARICOM, Korea formalise decade-old friendship

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Korea on Tuesday formalised a decade-old friendship with the accreditation of the first non-permanent Plenipotentiary Representative of the East Asian country to CARICOM. Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan accepted the Letter of Credence from H.E. Mr. Ki-Mo Lim in a simple ceremony at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat on…

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