Haiti

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

    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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  • Photo of Barbados Gov’t caps fuel prices – CARICOM Business

    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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  • 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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