Haiti

  • Photo of CARICOM pursuing Latin American development partnerships

    CARICOM pursuing Latin American development partnerships

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to promote and seek support for its development priorities through partnerships with Latin American and other development partners. This week, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Dr Armstrong  Alexis made a presentation to a new cycle of the Latin American and Caribbean Programme (LACRP), a sub-grouping of the global Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).  The LACRP…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General’s Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the International Partners of Haiti – 21 January 2022

    Secretary-General’s Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the International Partners of Haiti – 21 January 2022

    Foreign Minister of Canada Melanie Joly,Prime Minister Ariel HenryPrime Minister Ralph GonsalvesForeign Ministers and Representatives of the international partners of HaitiRepresentatives of International Institutions Greetings I welcome the invitation to participate in this timely and important meeting on Haiti, a Member State of our Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Let me first commend the Government of Canada for having taken the initiative…

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  • Photo of CARICOM condemns attack on Haiti’s Prime Minister

    CARICOM condemns attack on Haiti’s Prime Minister

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the armed attack on the Prime Minister of Haiti and his delegation at Gonaives on Saturday 1 January 2022 during the traditional ceremony commemorating the 218th anniversary of Haiti’s independence. The attendance of the Prime Minister of Haiti and his delegation of high officials at the traditional celebration of the anniversary of Haiti’s Independence, which…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Haiti on Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Haiti on Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of Haiti on the country’s Two Hundred and Eighteenth Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on 1 January 2022. “As the Government and People of Haiti enter a new year of independence, CARICOM extends its best wishes for goodwill and unity to prevail in the current multifaceted challenges,” CARICOM Secretary-General…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat participates in International Meeting on support for Haiti

    CARICOM Secretariat participates in International Meeting on support for Haiti

    The Caribbean Community Secretariat was among the countries and international organisations invited by the US administration to the International Partners Meeting on Haiti held by videoconference on 17 December 2021. The meeting sought to gain a sense of what support could be provided by the international community to help Haiti which at present is mired in a multifaceted crisis. The…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Gas Tanker Explosion in Haiti on 14 December

    Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Gas Tanker Explosion in Haiti on 14 December

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply saddened by the death of more than 60 people following the explosion of a fuel tanker in Cap Haitien, Haiti, on Tuesday, 14 December 2021. The tragedy of this horrific accident is compounded by the severe injuries to dozens of persons/people, and the destruction of adjacent homes and properties. The Community shares the grief…

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  • Photo of Statement from Bureau Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

    Statement from Bureau Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

    The Bureau of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Special Session on Friday 27 August 2021 to discuss the political and humanitarian situation in Haiti. The meeting was presided over by the Chair of Conference the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and included the other two members of the Bureau: Belize, represented…

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  • Photo of CCRIF to pay out US$40 million to Haiti after earthquake: CARICOM BUSINESS

    CCRIF to pay out US$40 million to Haiti after earthquake: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Catastrophe Risk Financing Facility (CCRIF) SPC will make a payout of approximately US$40 million to the government of Haiti following the devastating magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14th, 2021, significantly impacting the city of Les Cayes. This payout represents the full coverage limit under the country’s parametric insurance policy for earthquakes for the 2021/22 policy year. As…

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  • Photo of Suriname President says CARICOM must do all it can to assist Haiti

    Suriname President says CARICOM must do all it can to assist Haiti

    His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of Suriname has stated that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must do all it can to assist Haiti to overcome the challenges it is facing. Speaking during a courtesy call on the new CARICOM Secretary-General Her Excellency Carla Barnett at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Georgetown, Guyana Headquarters on Wednesday, the President emphasised that Haiti must not be…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Earthquake in Haiti on 14 August 2021

    Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Earthquake in Haiti on 14 August 2021

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply saddened at reports of loss of life and significant damage in Haiti following a major earthquake on Saturday, 14 August. The Chairman of CARICOM, the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda has held discussions with the Prime Minister of Haiti, the Honourable Ariel Henry and has assured him that CARICOM stands…

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