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  • Photo of On World Oceans Day, CARICOM invites citizens, partners to join in celebrating, protecting our shared ocean

    On World Oceans Day, CARICOM invites citizens, partners to join in celebrating, protecting our shared ocean

    World Oceans Day is being observed 8 June 2023 The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with its common vision of economic integration and cooperation, is committed to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development, especially in the face of climate change and its impacts on the ocean. This year, the theme of World Oceans Day is “Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing”. This…

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  • Photo of World Environment Day – Solution to Plastic Pollution

    World Environment Day – Solution to Plastic Pollution

    World Environment Day is the biggest international day for the environment, celebrated by millions of people across the world. This year marks the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day, after it was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972. Similarly, The Caribbean Community was also established in 1972 celebrating 50 years of integration, cooperation and development. In this…

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  • Photo of Keynote Address by CARICOM Secretary-General at ‘CARICOM at Fifty’ Symposium

    Keynote Address by CARICOM Secretary-General at ‘CARICOM at Fifty’ Symposium

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, delivered the keynote address Friday morning (14 April 2023) at the opening ceremony of a symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of the Caribbean Community being observed this year. The virtual symposium, titled ‘CARICOM at the Crossroads: Rising to the Challenge of a New Era’, was organised by the CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with the…

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  • Photo of Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue begins Monday

    Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue begins Monday

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will hold a Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue, 17-18 April 2023, at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad and Tobago. Under the theme, ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’, the symposium seeks to promote dialogue and regional action…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat’s energy use under state-of-the-art energy management system

    CARICOM Secretariat’s energy use under state-of-the-art energy management system

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) – Energy at the CARICOM Secretariat is now managed through a state-of-the-art Building Energy Management System (BEMS). This information technology allows the tracking of energy supplied and used by the national grid and from the Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Plant, which was constructed on the grounds of the CARICOM Secretariat. The staff of the Information Integrated…

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  • Photo of MEDIA ADVISORY:  Regional Symposium on ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Regional Symposium on ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’

    A Regional Symposium on “Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge” will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on the 17-18 April, 2023. The Symposium will be hosted by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley and will be attended by CARICOM Heads of Government. Representatives…

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  • Photo of Justice Minister reinforces Jamaica’s commitment to human rights protection

    Justice Minister reinforces Jamaica’s commitment to human rights protection

    The promotion, protection, and enhancement of human rights in Jamaica was a primary consideration of the current Government“, Jamaica’s Minister of Justice, the Hon. Delroy Chuck said Tuesday. To this extent, all fundamental rights were guaranteed by the Constitution and they would be upheld, the Minister added. He cautioned though that there had to be awareness that “from time to…

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  • Photo of CCJ affirms Professor Ventose’s right to vote in Barbados

    CCJ affirms Professor Ventose’s right to vote in Barbados

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) (on Sunday) ordered that Saint Lucian, Professor Eddy Ventose, is to be added to the register of voters in Barbados. The Court declared that it was satisfied that the legal and regulatory conditions for his registration have been met. The Court then ordered the Chief Electoral Officer, who participated in the hearing, to ensure that Professor…

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  • Photo of CARICOM calls for urgent resolution of Haiti’s political crisis

    CARICOM calls for urgent resolution of Haiti’s political crisis

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has called on all the stakeholders in Haiti’s electoral process to do their utmost to resolve the current political crisis. Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council in a recent meeting with President Michel Martelly at the National Palace (Photo President’s Office)  The  Community, in a statement Tuesday, condemned the acts of violence which have marred the electoral process…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Italy sign cooperation agreement

    CARICOM, Italy sign cooperation agreement

    ​CARICOM and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in areas of mutual interest, Thursday. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Italy’s Special Envoy for the Countries of the Caribbean, Paolo Serpi signed the   document on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change conference, COP 21 in Paris, France. The MOU is expected to strengthen political, scientific…

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