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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates The Bahamas on its forty-seventh Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates The Bahamas on its forty-seventh Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of The Bahamas on its forty-seventh Anniversary of Independence, on 10 July 2020. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Dr. Hubert Minnis, also extended best wishes for the country’s continued growth and advancement. “The theme of this year’s festivities, “Pressing Onward:…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and Government

    CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and Government

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to the new Premier of Anguilla Hon. Dr. Ellis Webster and his Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) on their victory in the island’s General Elections of 29 June 2020. The APM won seven of the eleven seats at stake, with the other four going to the outgoing Anguilla United Front of former Premier…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mourns loss of cricket icon

    CARICOM mourns loss of cricket icon

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed sadness with the passing of the great and legendary West Indian cricketer Sir Everton Weeks. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a Message of Condolence to Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados, described Barbadian Sir Everton as a true icon and example of excellence who has been lost to the Region. Here is the…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Public Health Day: In a Time of COVID-19
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    Caribbean Public Health Day: In a Time of COVID-19

    (Caribbean Public Health Agency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  2 July 2020)  Over the years, the Caribbean region has faced a series of public health challenges.  The persistence of diseases such as dengue, and the emergence of new ones such as the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The COVID-19 pandemic has emerged as the biggest threat to the Caribbean region in recent…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government Meet on Friday – Handover of Chairmanship to feature

    CARICOM Heads of Government Meet on Friday – Handover of Chairmanship to feature

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government will hold a special conference on Friday, July 3, which will see Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley handing over the six-month CARICOM Chairmanship to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  This Twentieth Special Meeting of CARICOM Heads will be held via video conference beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern…

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  • Photo of Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    (Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Press Release, 25 June, 2020 |Bridgetown, Barbados) –  Stakeholders in the energy and transportation sectors were charged not to wait until a comprehensive plan and perfect conditions are available in order to get started on the Regional Electric Vehicle Strategy during an online discussion, which focused on innovation opportunities and the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Wednesday, 24 June 2020 (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 continues to examine strategies to sustain the HIV and AIDS response in the Caribbean region despite disruptions from the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The 39th Meeting…

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  • Photo of Journey to Juneteenth: Caribbean Solidarity

    Journey to Juneteenth: Caribbean Solidarity

    STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN OF THE CARICOM REPARATIONS COMMISSION, SIR HILARY BECKLES, ON THE OBSERVATION OF JUNETEENTH As you, our African American compatriots, rise to recognise and celebrate the legal ending of the chattel bondage of our ancestors, we, your brothers and sisters from ‘your islands’ downstream Mississippi are standing with you in joyous remembrance of the journey. We have always…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat Official urges sustainable use of marine ecosystems as Region reopens

    CARICOM Secretariat Official urges sustainable use of marine ecosystems as Region reopens

    The CARICOM Secretariat’s Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, Dr Douglas Slater, has urged the Region to use coastal and marine ecosystems in a sustainable manner, as it emerges from the collective COVID-19 lockdown. Speaking on Tuesday June 9th to environmental and biodiversity stakeholders, Dr Slater said the Region must harness the same levels of integration and innovation it did…

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  • Photo of Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Educational Leaders across all levels of the education system are invited to register for this Forum (see poster below). It provides an opportunity for education leaders to have a conversation about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – their successes, their challenges, their recommendations for moving forward, and the opportunities that this COVID-19 pandemic provide for their growth and development.…

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