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    Caribbean Fisheries Ministers to consider climate change protocol at 8th Special Meeting in Barbados

    (Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism Press Release)—Fisheries ministers from Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are expected to deliberate upon a new Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture when they meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, 11 October 2018, at the Hilton Hotel in Bridgetown, Barbados. The ministers have been invited…

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  • Facilitating Intra-Regional Agri-Food Trade

    This Brief: Informs of the recent study on Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) and Non-Tariff Barriers (nTB), and their impacts on intra-regional agri-food trade. Clarifies, in a concise manner, the context of this long-standing issue and the difference between nTMs and nTBs. Calls for consensus on the need for, and  type of concerted actions to be taken to ‘systematically dismantle’ as opposed…

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  • CARICOM Kicks Off LMIS Training in Trinidad and Tobago

    The region is set to benefit from a major effort by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat to establish a labour market information system (LMIS) as a vital element of the smooth functioning of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). As part of this effort, the Secretariat is undertaking a series of LMIS training workshops in Member States. The first…

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  • PM Douglas was expected to meet with Presidents of Brazil and Venezuela

    BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 29TH 2014 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas was expected to meet with the Presidents of Venezuela and Brazil during the margins of the Second Meeting of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean (CELA) in Havana,Cuba. Dr. Douglas in his meeting with the President of Venezuela,…

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  • ECONOMIC PROSPECTS OF REGION DISCUSSED BY GOVERNOR VENNER

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 29, 2014 (SKNIS): While the region faces unprecedented “economic stagnation”, the outlook for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) in 2014, is said to have a positive growth. In his presentation on the Currency Union recently, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Honourable Sir K. Dwight Venner spoke of the present situation, where the Currency…

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  • DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECONOMIES OF THE ECCU REVIEWED

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 29, 2014 (SKNIS): Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (E.C.C.B.), the Honourable Sir K. Dwight Venner presented a review of the performance of the economy of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the initiatives that have been taken to spur and sustain economic growth.   At Tuesday’s (January 28) presentation, Governor Venner gave a…

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  • CARICOM TARGETS JOURNALISTS TO SPREAD INTEGRATION MESSAGE

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 28, 2014 (SKNIS): Encouragement to provide factual information on Caribbean regional integration was the message put forward by the CARICOM Secretariat which hosted a Broadcasters Regional Integration and CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) in Antigua recently. To this end, the CARICOM Secretariat with funding from the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) invited approximately 30 Caribbean…

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  • Enhancing the Caribbean’s Foreign Direct Investment Strategy

    Bridgetown, Barbados, November 20, 2013.  Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion agencies (CAIPA), will be hosting their 4th Annual CAIPA General Assembly at the Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina, Belize on November 21-22, 2013. Under the theme ‘Towards an Enhanced FDI Strategy: Strengthening our Foundation and Honouring Regional Excellence’ Investment…

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  • SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES DOMINICA’S MOVE TOWARDS THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has welcomed the news that Dominica has moved closer in its bid to formally recognise the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as it final court of appeal. Dominica Prime Minister the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday that the government of the United Kingdom had no…

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  • C@ribNET – a step in the right direction for CARICOM says Secretary General LaRocque

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has stated that C@ribNET was a step in the right direction for CARICOM.  He was speaking to Ministers and delegates at the opening ceremony for the forty-eighth (48th) Special Meeting of the Council on Trade and Economic Integration (COTED) on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)…

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