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  • Photo of UN Security Council recognises CARICOM’s engagement with Haiti

    UN Security Council recognises CARICOM’s engagement with Haiti

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is encouraging the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to continue its active engagement with Haiti to try and resolve the on-going situation in the Community’s Member State. A statement issued by the Security Council, which is being presided over by the United States, “recognizes the important role of neighbouring countries and regional organizations such as the…

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  • Photo of Celebrating World Meteorological Day 2021 – “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather”

    Celebrating World Meteorological Day 2021 – “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather”

    Port of Spain – 23 March 2021: The Caribbean Meteorological Organization (CMO) joins in the global celebration of World Meteorological Day 2021, which is devoted to the theme, “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather”. This year’s theme honours the start of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). In recognition of the paramount role of oceans…

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  • Photo of Early childhood educators access training in distance learning through CARICOM, UNESCO, UWI – Open Campus collaboration

    Early childhood educators access training in distance learning through CARICOM, UNESCO, UWI – Open Campus collaboration

    Teachers and educators in early childhood education from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are involved in a four-week training workshop to improve their capacity to deliver high quality distance learning experiences for young children. The workshop commenced on Wednesday March 17, through a partnership among the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of CELAC supports CARICOM call for Global Vaccine Summit

    CELAC supports CARICOM call for Global Vaccine Summit

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the support of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) for its call for a global summit to address urgently the issue of equitable access and distribution of vaccines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. CARICOM Chairman, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago had written in January , on…

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  • Photo of Regional Public Health Practitioners  to Benefit from Clinical Management of HIV Course

    Regional Public Health Practitioners to Benefit from Clinical Management of HIV Course

    Friday, 12 March 2021 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, is facilitating an exciting educational and capacity building opportunity for Public Health practitioners working in the Region’s HIV response.  PANCAP is providing financial support for twenty (20)…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates new Turks and Caicos Islands Premier

    CARICOM SG congratulates new Turks and Caicos Islands Premier

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated the Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands Hon Charles Washington Misick and his Progressive National Party (PNP) on their resounding victory in the Territory’s recent General Elections. The Secretary-General also commented the citizens of the Territory for their determination to participate in the polls despite the on-going challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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  • Photo of Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    In recognition of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the education sector, candidates registered for CAPE®, CSEC® and CCLSC®  will sit these Exams during the period June/July 2021. Ministries of Education will receive the results in the last week of September. CARICOM Ministers of Education reached those and other critical agreements for the Administration of the 2021 CAPE…

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  • Photo of PANCAP launches Social Contracting Toolkit to boost HIV Response during COVID-19

    PANCAP launches Social Contracting Toolkit to boost HIV Response during COVID-19

    (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, officially launched a toolkit for social contracting during a virtual event attended by key stakeholders from the Region’s HIV response including Government, civil society organisations (CSOs) and the CARICOM Secretariat.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government to meet this week

    CARICOM Heads of Government to meet this week

    The roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines will be among major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago,  on the 24-25 February 2021. Access to vaccines is regarded as crucial to curbing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the Region where many Member…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Congratulates Saint Lucia on 42nd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Congratulates Saint Lucia on 42nd Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended  congratulations  to  the Government and People of Saint Lucia on the country’s Forty-Second Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on 22 February 2021 under the theme “A Resilient Nation. We can, we will”. “The many achievements of Saint Lucia as an independent nation serve as testimony to the strength and resilience of its exceptionally…

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