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  • Photo of Meeting of the CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers postponed

    Meeting of the CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers postponed

    The Inaugural Meeting of the CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group which was scheduled to be held virtually on 13 January 2021, has been postponed. The Meeting was expected to discuss the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic;  economic recovery and inclusive growth; and climate resilience and sustainability.  A new date is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.  This meeting signals…

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  • Photo of Inaugural Meeting of the  CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’  Group to be held on 13 JANUARY 2021

    Inaugural Meeting of the CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group to be held on 13 JANUARY 2021

    At the invitation of the Government of Canada, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet with their Canadian counterpart, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, during the Inaugural Meeting of the CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group which will  be held virtually, on 13 January 2021. Under the co-chairmanship of His Excellency Dr Claude…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy

    Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to that country’s border controversy with Guyana, including intimations of the creation of a strategic area of national development called “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Façade”. The Caribbean Community is in full support of the judicial process underway at…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Haiti on 217th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Haiti on 217th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community CARICOM has congratulated the Government and People of the Republic Haiti on its Two Hundred and Seventeenth Anniversary of Independence, while highlighting the impact of the country’s inspiring history on the Region. “The Community joins with the People of Haiti to honour their inspiring history which has been a guiding light for the Region and further afield,…

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  • Photo of Alert Level raised at SVG’s La Soufriere volcano

    Alert Level raised at SVG’s La Soufriere volcano

    CDEMA, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency – The alert level for St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ La Soufriere volcano has been elevated to Orange – the third highest of four levels – because of increased activity at the site. Monitoring systems, satellite imagery and visual observations have confirmed increased seismic and fumarolic activity, strong gas emissions, emergence of a satellite…

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  • Photo of End of Year Message from the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

    End of Year Message from the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

    The holiday season is upon us, amidst what has been the most deadly pandemic in a century. Our Caribbean Community (CARICOM), like the rest of the world, has been battered and bruised by the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. However, once again in the face of adversity, the strength of our unity shone forth. As we relax and…

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  • Photo of Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Several Caribbean Community Member States showcased their ambitions to further address climate change at a CARICOM Moment of Ambition event held on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, on Friday 11 December 2020. Member States representatives presented highlights of their enhanced National Determined Contributions (NDCs) at the event hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat…

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  • Photo of The CARICOM Private Sector Organization and the Caribbean Community Sign MOU 3rd December 2020 – CPSO

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organization and the Caribbean Community Sign MOU 3rd December 2020 – CPSO

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), on Thursday 3 December 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which establishes the legal framework for cooperation and collaboration between the Private Sector and the Community, as mandated by the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. Mr. Gervase Warner, CPSO Chairman, and President and CEO of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and Caribbean Community sign MOU to support Regional Growth and Development

    CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and Caribbean Community sign MOU to support Regional Growth and Development

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organisation on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Community to cooperate on the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), regarded as the most viable platform for supporting the Region’s growth and development. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque signed on behalf of the Community and Chairman Mr Gervase Warner signed…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Community and CARICOM Private Sector Organisation to sign MOU Thursday

    Caribbean Community and CARICOM Private Sector Organisation to sign MOU Thursday

    As the Caribbean Community continues to forge ahead with the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the CARICOM Private Sector Organisation Inc (CPSO) on Thursday 3 December 2020. The MOU outlines areas of cooperation towards the full implementation of the CSME, acknowledging that the private sector is well…

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