Haiti

  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman’s Statement at the Funeral of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    CARICOM Chairman’s Statement at the Funeral of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda presented a virtual Statement at the funeral of the assassinated President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse on Friday 23 July 2021. Here is the full Statement:

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  • Photo of STATEMENT by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    STATEMENT by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in a Special Emergency Session on Wednesday, 7 July, in the wake of the assassination of the President of Haiti. The Heads of Government are shocked and saddened by the assassination of a member of the CARICOM family, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, during the early hours of 7 July 2021.…

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  • Photo of Remarks by the Outgoing Chairman – 24th COFCOR

    Remarks by the Outgoing Chairman – 24th COFCOR

    OPENING REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR.CLAUDE JOSEPH, PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND WORSHIP OF THE REPUBLIC OF HAITI, ON THE OCCASION OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS (COFCOR), VIA ZOOM, 6 MAY 2021 Colleagues Foreign Ministers and Heads of Delegations of CARICOM Member States;      Ambassador Irwin LaRoque, Secretary-General of CARICOM;  Senior…

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  • Photo of UN Security Council recognises CARICOM’s engagement with Haiti

    UN Security Council recognises CARICOM’s engagement with Haiti

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is encouraging the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to continue its active engagement with Haiti to try and resolve the on-going situation in the Community’s Member State. A statement issued by the Security Council, which is being presided over by the United States, “recognizes the important role of neighbouring countries and regional organizations such as the…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community on Haiti

    Statement by the Caribbean Community on Haiti

    Heads of Government expressed their deep concern over the deteriorating political situation and the deepening public anxiety over citizen security in Haiti. They took note of the Report of the United Nations Secretary General of 11 February 2021 and of the comments therein on the political and governance issues. Heads of Government underlined the importance of respect for the rule…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to monitor very closely, and views with deep concern, developments in Haiti. The Community urges all stakeholders to be guided by the Constitution, respect for the rule of law and the electoral process and in that regard is heartened by the fact that an electoral timetable has been set. The Community is also deeply anguished…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Haiti on 217th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Haiti on 217th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community CARICOM has congratulated the Government and People of the Republic Haiti on its Two Hundred and Seventeenth Anniversary of Independence, while highlighting the impact of the country’s inspiring history on the Region. “The Community joins with the People of Haiti to honour their inspiring history which has been a guiding light for the Region and further afield,…

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  • Photo of New Haitian Ambassador to CARICOM accredited

    New Haitian Ambassador to CARICOM accredited

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque expressed his desire to have Haiti increase its participation in the regional Single Market and Economy as he accredited the country’s new Ambassador to CARICOM in an on-line ceremony, Tuesday. Ambassador H.E. Beausoleil Sam presented his credentials in a ceremony witnessed by members of CARICOM’s Committee of Ambassadors, Government Officials in Haiti and representatives of…

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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 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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