Haiti

  • Photo of STATEMENT – CARICOM Eminent Persons Group Recent Activities

    STATEMENT – CARICOM Eminent Persons Group Recent Activities

    At the end of their visit to Haiti on 12-15 July 2023 to facilitate inter-Haitian dialogue in the search for a solution to the political crisis, the CARICOM Eminent Persons Group (EPG) had called on the various groups of stakeholders with which it had been engaging to pursue discussions with each other, formally or informally. These discussions could help to…

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  • Photo of Statement on Multi-National Force to support Haiti

    Statement on Multi-National Force to support Haiti

    The Caribbean Community welcomes the decision taken by the Governments of The Bahamas and Jamaica to join Kenya to contribute to a multi-national force in the Republic of Haiti to assist that nation to counter its security challenges. The Caribbean Community hopes that the establishment of the multi-national force will be given full endorsement by the United Nations Security Council…

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  • Photo of Statement from the  Meeting of the CARICOM Eminent Persons Group with Haitian Stakeholders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 12-15 July 2023

    Statement from the Meeting of the CARICOM Eminent Persons Group with Haitian Stakeholders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 12-15 July 2023

    The CARICOM Eminent Persons Group (EPG) visited Haiti on 12-15 July 2023, as agreed at the end of the meeting of Haitian stakeholders in Jamaica on 11-13 June 2023, to continue its facilitation of inter-Haitian dialogue by building on the outcome of the Jamaica meeting. Emphasis was placed on the major proposals tabled in Jamaica. These included the commitments made…

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  • Photo of Arrival Statement – CARICOM Eminent Persons Group in Haiti

    Arrival Statement – CARICOM Eminent Persons Group in Haiti

    The CARICOM Eminent Persons Groups (EPG) has arrived in Haiti today, Wednesday 12 July on a follow-up mission to the Stakeholders Meeting held in Jamaica last June. The EPG comprising Former Prime Ministers Honourable Kenny Anthony of Saint Lucia( fifth from left), Rt Honourable Perry Christie of The Bahamas (fourth from left) and Honourable Bruce Golding of Jamaica (third from…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the violent attack on building housing Jamaica’s Consulate in Haiti

    CARICOM Statement on the violent attack on building housing Jamaica’s Consulate in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) notes with deep concern the report that the Sun Auto Car Dealership in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, owned and operated by the Honorary Consul for our Member State, Jamaica, and which houses the Consulate, was set ablaze and ransacked by criminal gangs on Monday 12 June 2023. This act of violence has sadly caused the indefinite suspension of…

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  • Photo of Statement from the Meeting of the CARICOM Eminent  Persons Group with Haitian Stakeholders in Kingston,  Jamaica

    Statement from the Meeting of the CARICOM Eminent Persons Group with Haitian Stakeholders in Kingston, Jamaica

    A wide cross-section of Haitian stakeholders, a microcosm of Haitian society, met in Kingston, Jamaica, at the invitation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on 11-13 June 2023.  Stakeholders welcomed the inclusive nature of the meeting. The meeting sought to facilitate inclusive dialogue among Haitian stakeholders in an effort to find a solution to the protracted multi-dimensional crisis in which the…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Dr Carla N Barnett, Secretary-General, CARICOM, at the Meeting between the Eminent Persons Group and Haitian Stakeholders, Kingston, Jamaica, 11 June 2023

    Remarks by Dr Carla N Barnett, Secretary-General, CARICOM, at the Meeting between the Eminent Persons Group and Haitian Stakeholders, Kingston, Jamaica, 11 June 2023

    The Rt Hon Philip Davis, Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, and Prime Minister of The BahamasThe Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister, Jamaica, and Host of our MeetingMembers of the Eminent Persons Group – Former Prime Ministers Perry Christie, Kenny Anthony and Bruce GoldingPrime Minister of Haiti, Ariel HenriRepresentatives from CARICOM’s International PartnersHaitian StakeholdersMembers of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on Haiti natural disasters

    CARICOM Statement on Haiti natural disasters

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has noted with deep concern reports of death, injuries and displacement in our sister Member State, Haiti, as a result of heavy rains and flooding over the past weekend, and the earthquake of June 6, 2023. Our sincere condolences go out to those who now grieve the loss of loved ones, homes and livelihoods. We extend…

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  • Photo of CARICOM appoints Eminent Persons Group to broker discussions with Haitian Interests

    CARICOM appoints Eminent Persons Group to broker discussions with Haitian Interests

    CARICOM Heads of Government have appointed an Eminent Persons Group (EPG) to represent them to extend the Community’s Good Offices to the Government of Haiti and Haitian stakeholders. The three-member EPG consists of Former Prime Minister of The Bahamas, The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie; Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Hon. Bruce Golding; and Former Prime Minister of Saint Lucia,…

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  • Photo of Statement by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Haiti

    Statement by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Haiti

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have resolved to continue efforts to encourage dialogue among Haitian stakeholders and to support efforts at finding solutions to the multi-dimensional crisis facing the country. The Heads of Government with responsibility for Haiti met on Sunday 5 March under the chairmanship of the Honourable Philip Davis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Chair…

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