Statements and Declarations

  • Photo of Arrival Statement – CARICOM Election Observation Mission to SVG

    Arrival Statement – CARICOM Election Observation Mission to SVG

    CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES GENERAL ELECTIONS, 5 NOVEMBER 2020 ARRIVAL STATEMENT By way of letter dated 7 October 2020, the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines invited the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to field a mission to observe the General Elections which will be held on 5 November 2020. In response, a…

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  • Photo of Connecting the World with Data we can Trust: Remarks – CCS Director of Statistics

    Connecting the World with Data we can Trust: Remarks – CCS Director of Statistics

    OPENING REMARKS Forty-fifth Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (45th SCCS)  (2-3 November 2020) Thirty-Third Meeting of the Regional Census Coordinating Committee (33rd RCCC) (4 November 2020) It is an honour for me to greet you on the occasion of the Forty-Fifth  Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (45th SCCS) and the Thirty-Third Meeting of the…

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  • Photo of Standards, Codes Critical to CARICOM Energy Sector Development

    Standards, Codes Critical to CARICOM Energy Sector Development

    Joint Statement by the CARICOM Secretariat, Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, and the Caribbean Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality, on the occasion of World Standards Day observed n 14 October 2020 Wednesday, 14 October 2020: Each year, on 14 October, World Standards Day is celebrated as a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of…

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  • Photo of Celebrating Caribbean Statistics Day – SG’s Message

    Celebrating Caribbean Statistics Day – SG’s Message

    MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE OF CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 15 OCTOBER 2020 It is my pleasure as Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, to send greetings on the launch of the Twelfth Observance of Caribbean Statistics Day on  15 October 2020. This year also marks the Third Observance of World…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Blacklisting by the European Community

    Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Blacklisting by the European Community

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) deplores the ongoing unilateral, arbitrary and non-transparent blacklisting strategy employed by the European Union (EU) against CARICOM Member States. The most recent inclusion of CARICOM States to the blacklist of alleged non-cooperative tax jurisdictions and jurisdictions identified as being deficient in the area of Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), underscores the EU’s unwillingness to…

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  • Photo of Statement from the Caribbean Community on  the Guyana Elections Declaration

    Statement from the Caribbean Community on the Guyana Elections Declaration

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) on their victory at the polls. The Chairman of CARICOM, Dr. the Honourable Ralph…

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  • Photo of Message From CARICOM Chairman On the 186th Anniversary Of The Abolition Of Slavery

    Message From CARICOM Chairman On the 186th Anniversary Of The Abolition Of Slavery

    THE 186th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN THE CARICOM MEMBER-COUNTRIES WHICH WERE COLONISED BY BRITAIN BY DR. THE HONOURABLE RALPH E. GONSALVES PRIME MINISTER OF ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES AND CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) On August 1, 2020, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) commemorates the l86th  anniversary of the abolition of the enslavement of Africans in…

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  • Photo of Statement by the CARICOM Secretary-General on the passing of former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur

    Statement by the CARICOM Secretary-General on the passing of former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur

    STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON THE PASSING OF PROFESSOR OWEN ARTHUR, FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS It is with deep regret that I learnt of the passing of Professor Owen Arthur, the former Prime Minister of Barbados. During his tenure as Prime Minister for an unprecedented three consecutive terms from 1994 to 2008, Professor Arthur…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman’s Statement on the passing of former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur

    CARICOM Chairman’s Statement on the passing of former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur

    Statement on the Passing of Owen Seymour Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados by Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Owen Seymour Arthur, the distinguished former Prime Minister of Barbados, a titan of regional integration, and a most esteemed son of our Caribbean civilisation, passed…

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  • Photo of Tribute To Sir Everton Weekes: Climbing To The Top – By CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves Of St. Vincent And The Grenadines

    Tribute To Sir Everton Weekes: Climbing To The Top – By CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves Of St. Vincent And The Grenadines

    On July 3, 2020, the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community paid tribute to Sir Everton Weekes who died on July 1, 2020, at the age of 95 years. Sir Everton was accorded a reverential one minute’s silence. He was a great Barbadian and Caribbean personality. Three decades before our  great West Indies Test cricket team was…

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