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  • Photo of CARICOM signs on to Mechanism of Montevideo following talks in Uruguay on situation in Venezuela

    CARICOM signs on to Mechanism of Montevideo following talks in Uruguay on situation in Venezuela

    The governments of Mexico, Uruguay and CARICOM, in response to the call of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, agree that the most appropriate way to address the complex situation that prevails in Venezuela is through dialogue for a negotiation, from a position of respect for International Law and Human Rights. The historical stance of our countries…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led Conference on the Situation in Venezuela to be held Thursday in Montevideo

    CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led Conference on the Situation in Venezuela to be held Thursday in Montevideo

    OPM St. Kitts-Nevis – The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his delegation touched down on Tuesday in Montevideo, Uruguay, where a CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led conference on the situation in Venezuela is set to take place Wednesday, 6 February. This afternoon, the Uruguayan Foreign…

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  • Photo of Representatives of Border Agencies and Private Sector meet on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

    Representatives of Border Agencies and Private Sector meet on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

    Approximately 108 representatives of Border Agencies and the Private Sector from CARICOM WTO Members and Observer countries participated in a Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation, organized by the WTO and CARICOM Secretariats,  in Saint Lucia from 28 January to 1 February 2019.    The Workshop,  which focused on border agency co-ordination and co-operation, was…

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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 CARICOM lauds Grenada’s global impact

    CARICOM lauds Grenada’s global impact

    As Grenada celebrates its Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Independence on Wednesday 7 February, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has lauded its “global mark” in academia, diplomacy and sport as “impressive.”  The Secretary-General offered the Community’s “warmest congratulations” to the people and government of Grenada, noting that they have “shown great resilience in maintaining a steady path in the quest…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Regional Adolescent Training Workshops opens:  Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation critical to advance economic development

    CARIFORUM Regional Adolescent Training Workshops opens:  Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation critical to advance economic development

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Assistant Secretary-General (ASG), Dr. Douglas Slater, emphasised the critical link between human resource development and economic development and, in this regard, the importance of treatment and rehabilitation for persons with problematic drug use and misuse. The ASG was speaking at the Opening of the Regional Adolescent Training Workshop earlier today, in Trinidad and Tobago. “Human resource…

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  • Photo of Statement on second day of visit to the UN by Delegation of CARICOM Member States

    Statement on second day of visit to the UN by Delegation of CARICOM Member States

    On Tuesday, 30 January 2019, the delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of S.Kitts and Nevis (Chairman of CARICOM) and Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Hon. Peter David, Foreign Minister of Grenada, H.E. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General, as well as the Permanent Representatives of these…

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  • Photo of One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    A new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORS and OCTs is closer to being completed following a consultation that was held in Barbados over the past few days.   The forum, which is facilitating the establishment of the framework that is expected to improve coordination and collaboration among CARIFORUM and the overseas territories, has met its objectives, according to some…

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  • Photo of Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    On Monday, 28 January 2019 a delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Chairman of CARICOM, the Hon. Mia Mottley and Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Ministers of St. Kitts and Nevis, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, respectively, and the Hon. Peter David,  Foreign Minister of Grenada, H.E. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General, as well…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Delegation to meet UN Secretary-General on crisis in Venezuela

    CARICOM Delegation to meet UN Secretary-General on crisis in Venezuela

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis leads a delegation from the Community to meet with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General His Excellency Antonio Guterres on Monday morning to discuss the crisis in Venezuela. The meeting will take place at UN Headquarters, New York USA. Prime Minister Harris will be…

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