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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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  • Photo of TCI votes in new Government; Elections Observers say poll was free and fair

    TCI votes in new Government; Elections Observers say poll was free and fair

    Voters in the Turks and Caicos Islands gave a landslide victory to the opposition Progressive National Party (PNP)  of businessman Charles Washington Misick in General Elections held on Friday 19 February 2021. Preliminary results released by the Turks and Caicos Islands Elections Department show the PNP captured 14 of the 15 seats at stake.  The party took nine of the…

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  • Photo of New Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM accredited, strengthening bonds of friendship

    New Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM accredited, strengthening bonds of friendship

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque this week accepted the Credentials of new Ambassador of Canada to CARICOM H.E. Mark Berman, saying the ceremony reflects the strong and enduring bonds of friendship between the two sides. Noting that development assistance and technical cooperation feature as important aspects of the relationship, the Secretary-General said the Caribbean Community has benefitted tremendously, particularly through…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

    CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

    The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada will meet virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions  expected to centre on key issues of mutual interest including the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, and climate resilience. Friday’s meeting will be cochaired by Hon Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Hon Eamon Courtenay, Minister of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    CARICOM extends condolences on passing of former Grenada Deputy Prime Minister

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it notes with regret the death of the former Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada Mr Elvin Nimrod, whom it described as a committed integrationist. Mr Nimrod, who also served as Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Legal Affairs, Labour, Local Government, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and Attorney General, died on 7 February in the United…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, has extended congratulations to the West Indies cricket team on their test series victory against Bangladesh. Prime Minister Rowley praised the discipline, determination and grit of the Caribbean players, under the captaincy of Kraigg Brathwaite, to secure two consecutive wins against the home…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG thanks PM Mottley for COVID-19 Vaccines

    CARICOM SG thanks PM Mottley for COVID-19 Vaccines

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque expressed profound thanks to the Honourable Mia Mottley Prime Minister of Barbados for her provision of Covid-19 vaccines for the staff of the CARICOM Secretariat. Prime Minister Mottley directed that 100 doses of the batch she donated to Guyana be provided to the staff of the Secretariat based at the headquarters…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General praises strong CARICOM Solidarity in COVID-19 vaccine sharing

    Secretary-General praises strong CARICOM Solidarity in COVID-19 vaccine sharing

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday praised the strong solidarity within CARICOM as Member States share their limited first batches of COVID-19 vaccines. The Secretary-General’s comment came as he led his CARICOM Secretariat Staff in taking vaccine shots from 100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine provided by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados.   The Barbados Prime Minister also made…

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  • Photo of CARICOM conducts regional preparation ahead of UN Commission on the Status of Women

    CARICOM conducts regional preparation ahead of UN Commission on the Status of Women

    Preparations are underway for the Sixty-Fifth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women which takes place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, 15 – 26 March 2021. The theme this year is: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Youth to benefit from UNFPA Sexuality Education Initiative

    Caribbean Youth to benefit from UNFPA Sexuality Education Initiative

    Youth in the Caribbean will be benefiting from Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) activities that were launched by the UNFPA in a virtual Webinar on Wednesday. CSE programmes enable young people to protect their health, well-being and dignity and is a strategic vehicle for promoting gender equality and human rights. The activities will be conducted under the Spotlight Regional Programme for…

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