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    CARICOM Statement on Haiti Violence

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned that the contrasting incidents involving the Haitian national Police indicate the severity of the challenges that the police face as well as further breakdown in security in Haiti. CARICOM strongly condemns the killing of police officers and expresses its condolences to the families of the officers who lost their lives in the line…

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    CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY STATEMENT ON HAITI

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) notes the efforts made by various groups of Haitian stakeholders to negotiate political accords since 2021 to contribute to resolving the protracted political stalemate. This includes the latest agreement that was made public by the Interim Prime Minister on 21 December 2022. CARICOM urges all stakeholders to come together in their search for a consensus agreement.…

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    CARICOM SG congratulates Haiti on its Two Hundred and Nineteenth Anniversary of Independence

    Congratulatory Message from CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett to the Prime Minister of Haiti, Dr Ariel Henry: “On the behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I wish to extend congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Haiti on the occasion of the Two Hundred and Nineteenth Anniversary of Independence. The attainment of the Independence of the Republic…

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    CARICOM Statement on Haiti

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) received a letter from the Prime Minister of Haiti, Dr Ariel Henry, calling for solidarity and requesting assistance to alleviate the deepening humanitarian, security, political, and economic crises in Haiti. The actions of criminal gangs have resulted in the complete cessation of fuel distribution in several parts of the country forcing the…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency  Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of Suriname, 21 September 2022

    Statement by the Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of Suriname, 21 September 2022

    At High-Level Meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti with Caribbean Partners Mister Chairman, H.E. Mr. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada;Colleague Heads of Government,Minister Victor Geneus, Minister of Foreign Affairs,H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations,Dr. Carla Barnett, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community,Distinguished Ministers,Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning…

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    Statement from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Developments in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is gravely concerned by the continuing deterioration of the security situation and the social circumstances in the Republic of Haiti. The continued breakdown in law and order, and its distressing effect on the people of Haiti, is intensifying. The fraught situation is exacerbated by the inability of the Haitian security forces to address the ongoing violence.…

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    Barbados Gov’t caps fuel prices – CARICOM Business

    Effective August 19, consumers in Barbados will be paying less for gasoline and diesel as Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced that the price of fuel at the pump will be capped for the next five months. Gasoline will cost BDS$4.48 (US$2.24) per litre, while diesel will be BDS$4.03 (US$2.01) until January 31, 2023. Mottley also said that the cap on…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT ON HAITIAN MIGRANT DEATHS

    STATEMENT ON HAITIAN MIGRANT DEATHS

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is extremely saddened by the tragic loss of life at sea of a number of Haitians off the coast of The Bahamas on Sunday 24 July. This latest disaster brings to the fore once again the desperate situation in Haiti and the reprehensible nature of the actions of those who are taking advantage of people trying…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, United Nations Recommit To Achieving SDGs In The Region

    CARICOM, United Nations Recommit To Achieving SDGs In The Region

    (Joint Press Release by CARICOM Secretariat and the United Nations Caribbean) On Tuesday, 12 July 2022, Her Excellency Dr. Carla Barnett, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) received Mr. Roberto Valent, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Development Coordination Office (DCO) of the United Nations. The CARICOM Secretary-General and UN Regional Director talked about their respective organisations’ work on…

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  • 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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