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  • Photo of On Energy, CARICOM Secretariat practising what we preach: Secretary-General

    On Energy, CARICOM Secretariat practising what we preach: Secretary-General

    Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett at the Handover Ceremony for the Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Plant with Battery and Power Conditioning Systems at the CARICOM Secretariat Your Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana;Hon. Brigadier (Ret’d.) Mark Phillips, Prime Minister and First Vice-President;Hon. Hugh Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation;Your Excellency Tatsuo…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat helping to lead Region’s renewable energy transformation

    CARICOM Secretariat helping to lead Region’s renewable energy transformation

    The CARICOM Secretariat today takes charge of a Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Plant, as it sets an example of how the Region can utilise renewable energy resources to move towards greater energy efficiency and resilience. The 400-kilowaatt solar generation project, with 1,500 solar panels and servers and batteries, was undertaken through a US$17.8M grant agreement between the Governments of Guyana…

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  • Photo of Statement by Heads of Government of the  Caribbean Community on the impact of the Venezuelan Political Parties Agreement  on Guyana

    Statement by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on the impact of the Venezuelan Political Parties Agreement on Guyana

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has taken note of the round of negotiations in Mexico and mediated by Norway between representatives of the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the opposition, seeking to bring an end to the protracted multidimensional crisis afflicting that country. The Community has also taken note of the two initial agreements that have been reached…

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  • Photo of President Ali, CARICOM SG discuss food security, regional development

    President Ali, CARICOM SG discuss food security, regional development

    DPI, Guyana – His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali assured newly appointed CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett of Guyana’s continued support for regional development. The Head of State gave this assurance during a courtesy visit by Dr Barnett at the Office of the President earlier today. “We are very pleased to have you at this critical time for the Community and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG turns sod for new Official Residence

    CARICOM SG turns sod for new Official Residence

    In his last official public activity, outgoing CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday joined the Prime Minister of Guyana, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, at a sod-turning ceremony for an official residence for the CARICOM  Secretary-General.    CARICOM Secretariat and Guyana Government officials join Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (3rd left) and Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips (4th left) for…

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  • Photo of The region is stronger and better because of your service – President Ali tells outgoing CARICOM SG

    The region is stronger and better because of your service – President Ali tells outgoing CARICOM SG

    Office of the President, Georgetown, Guyana—(August 9, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon told outgoing CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque that the region is stronger due to his stewardship and strength of character. The Dominican, who has served two five-year terms, made a farewell courtesy visit to State House to meet with President Ali and Vice President Dr Bharrat…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from senior US Military Official

    CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from senior US Military Official

    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was paid a courtesy call by Major General Rafael A. Ribas, Director for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, US Southern Command Doral, Florida, at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters building, Thursday 24 June 2021. Major Ribas is in Guyana for the multinational Trade Winds military training exercise.

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the US

    CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the US

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque received a courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the United States Mr Sam Hinds at the Secretariat this morning. IN PHOTO (from left) – Mr Neville Bissember Special Adviser to the Secretary-General; Ambassador Colin Granderson, Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations; SG LaRocque; Mr Hinds; Mr Juan Edghill Jr. Research Officer, Ministry of Foreign…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Guyana on its 55th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Guyana on its 55th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of Guyana on the country’s Fifty-fifth Anniversary of Independence. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in a congratulatory Message to Guyana’s President  Guyana, His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, lauded the country’s pivotal role in shaping the regional integration movement. Here’s the full text of the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message: “Excellency: On…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat wraps up pilot project involving Belize and Guyana High School teachers exchanging classes online

    CARICOM Secretariat wraps up pilot project involving Belize and Guyana High School teachers exchanging classes online

    The CARICOM Secretariat’s pilot project with High School teachers in Belize and Guyana teaching each other’s classes online finished today. Mr. Albert Inshanally of Queen’s College Guyana taught the class of Ms. Stefphoney Grinage of Sacred Heart College in Belize. Approximately 70 students participated in the merged classes with a lesson focusing on Regional Integration and the CSME. Mr. Inshanally…

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