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  • Photo of CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it notes with regret the death of the former Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada Mr Elvin Nimrod, whom it described as a committed integrationist. Mr Nimrod, who also served as Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Legal Affairs, Labour, Local Government, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and Attorney General, died on 7 February in the United…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Grenada on its 47th Anniversary of Independence

    CARICOM congratulates Grenada on its 47th Anniversary of Independence

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Grenada on its Forty-Seventh Anniversary of Independence, praising its great example of resilience. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Keith Mitchell, said Grenada has made great strides, and its citizens have made their mark globally in academia, diplomacy and sport to name a few. He…

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  • Photo of Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Several Caribbean Community Member States showcased their ambitions to further address climate change at a CARICOM Moment of Ambition event held on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, on Friday 11 December 2020. Member States representatives presented highlights of their enhanced National Determined Contributions (NDCs) at the event hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat…

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  • Photo of Scientific data critical to Development – PM Mitchell on Caribbean Statistics Day

    Scientific data critical to Development – PM Mitchell on Caribbean Statistics Day

    MESSAGE BYPRIME MINISTER KEITH MITCHELLCARICOM’S LEAD HEAD FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING ICT& CARICOM CHAMPION FOR OFFICIAL STATISTICSOn the Occasion of CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAYOctober 15, 2020 Scientific data is increasingly recognised as a critical element in development and the current COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more relevant to sustainable development. Given the magnitude of the pandemic’s impact, we are…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    The importance of investing in youth, including treatment and rehabilitation for those who are using and addicted to alcohol and other drugs, was underscored at the Official Opening of the Regional Adolescent Training Workshops on 4 February 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago. To this end, partnerships, relevant policies and adolescents’ prevention programmes, among others, were emphasised by speakers who represented…

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  • Photo of CARICOM lauds Grenada’s global impact

    CARICOM lauds Grenada’s global impact

    As Grenada celebrates its Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Independence on Wednesday 7 February, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has lauded its “global mark” in academia, diplomacy and sport as “impressive.”  The Secretary-General offered the Community’s “warmest congratulations” to the people and government of Grenada, noting that they have “shown great resilience in maintaining a steady path in the quest…

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  • Photo of Statement on second day of visit to the UN by Delegation of CARICOM Member States

    Statement on second day of visit to the UN by Delegation of CARICOM Member States

    On Tuesday, 30 January 2019, the delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of S.Kitts and Nevis (Chairman of CARICOM) and Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Hon. Peter David, Foreign Minister of Grenada, H.E. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General, as well as the Permanent Representatives of these…

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  • Photo of After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts this phenomenon has been having on countries in the region since 2011. The fact-finding survey is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), that has coordinated official development assistance from…

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  • Photo of One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    A new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORS and OCTs is closer to being completed following a consultation that was held in Barbados over the past few days.   The forum, which is facilitating the establishment of the framework that is expected to improve coordination and collaboration among CARIFORUM and the overseas territories, has met its objectives, according to some…

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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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