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  • Statement by H.E. Felix Gregoire,  Plenipotentiary Representative Of The Commonwealth of Dominica TO CARICOM

    Your Excellency Irwin LaRocque, I bring you greetings from your home country, Dominica, and it is with great humility that I present my Credentials to you as the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). We are quite aware of the importance of the Regional Integration Movement to our people in the Caribbean, and the achievements of CARICOM to date are…

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  • Photo of Newly appointed Dominican Ambassador presents credentials

    Newly appointed Dominican Ambassador presents credentials

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, on Thursday said he welcomed steps being taken by Dominica to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) its final court of appeal. The Secretary General was speaking during a ceremony at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters, Turkeyen, Guyana, where Ambassador to CARICOM from Dominica…

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  • Remarks by Secretary-General Of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque On The Occasion   Of The Presentation of Credentials by HIS EXCELLENCY FELIX GREGOIRE Plenipotentiary Representative Of The Commonwealth of Dominica To The Caribbean Community 7 October 2013

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the CARICOM Secretariat for the presentation of your credentials as the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In your new post, you are replacing a much loved and respected figure in the Community, the late Charles Maynard, whose contribution to the integration movement is…

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  • Ministers to chart strategic direction of COTED

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers responsible for trade meet in Georgetown at week’s end, a major undertaking will be charting the strategic direction of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED). The traditional two-day year-end regular Meeting of the COTED will be split to allow for the day-long meeting of Ministers on Friday…

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  • Remarks by the Secretary-General of CARICOM, Amb. Irwin LaRocque, (21st Meeting of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM) Grenada

    In giving these remarks, let me begin by applauding and thanking the Government and people of Grenada for the hospitable environment provided for this Twenty-First Meeting of the Council of Ministers.  The well-known hospitality of Grenada will certainly go some way to ensuring very productive discussions. I would also like to take this opportunity to convey sincere gratitude to the…

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  • Professional Statisticians’ association launched

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    The Caribbean Association of Professional Statisticians (CAPS) whose motto is `Promoting Statistics for Sustainable Development’ was launched on Monday in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. The Association was launched during the opening ceremony of the Thirty-Eighth Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS), and the Twenty-third Meeting of the Regional Census Coordinating…

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  • Grenada to establish ICT Centre of Excellence

    ST GEORGES, Grenada (GIS) – Grenada, with the support of the Indian government, is establishing a Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Under the project – the first of its kind in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – India is providing equipment for ICT Centre, which is expected to open by September. The project involves…

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  • Computer Specialist Held in Cyber Crime Crackdown

    PHILPOTT Martin, the 26-year-old computer specialist and computer programmer was arrested in Jamaica following a two-year cyber-crime investigation. Martin, who resides in Kingston 8, Jamaica, was held at his home by detectives from the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID), headed by Superintendent Fitz Bailey. Martin is facing three counts of simple larceny and one count of conspiracy to defraud.Three additional…

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  • Photo of CARICOM USES ANIMATION TO HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST YOUTH CRIME AND VIOLENCE

    CARICOM USES ANIMATION TO HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST YOUTH CRIME AND VIOLENCE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Twenty Trinidadian youngsters learned how animation principles can be used to create animated stories about their life and how they perceive their future. Squash and stretch, anticipation and staging were among twelve basic principles of animation explained to the young participants at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Trinidad and Tobago during a one-day…

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  • Demystify statistics – Ministers tells practitioners

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)   Practitioners in the field of statistics have been challenged to demystify the field to young people in the Caribbean and find imaginative ways to expose them to all that is intriguing about pursuing a career in the field. The charge was delivered Monday morning by the Honourable Nigel Carty, Minister of Education of St…

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