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  • Photo of CARICOM strengthens commitment to persons with disabilities in the Caribbean

    CARICOM strengthens commitment to persons with disabilities in the Caribbean

    The Thirty-fourth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government which was held in July 2013 in Trinidad and Tobago, agreed to set up National Committees on Reparations, to establish the moral, ethical and legal case for the payment of reparations by the former colonial European countries, to the nations and people of the Caribbean Community, for native genocide, the…

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  • CARICOM, UNFPA and Government of Trinidad and Tobago Unite to tackle Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Ambassador John W. Ashe, President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly, and Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund will lead a high level delegation to Trinidad and Tobago for a regional consultation on adolescent pregnancy. The purpose of the consultation is to explore the opportunities and challenges…

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  • Remarks by Mr. Joseph Williams Programme Manager, Energy Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat On the occasion Of The Launch of CARICOM Energy Week 2013 (CEW 2013) 11 November 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

    I wish to begin by conveying greetings on behalf of the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. He sends his highest regards and commendation to the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the initiative to host the Launch of CARICOM Energy Week 2013. Indeed, it is rather appropriate and timely for CARICOM Energy Week 2013…

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  • Caribbean continues to have trade imbalance with US

    (Trinidad Guardian)BRIDGETOWN—The Caribbean continues to have a huge trade imbalance with the US when imports and exports between the two trading partners are compared. The US amassed US$22,838,950,392 in sales to the region in 2012 alone. In contrast, the North American country imported US$16,415,244,280 in products from the Caribbean last year, with the majority—over $6 billion—being petroleum and coal product…

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    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Twenty Trinidadian youngsters learned how animation principles can be used to create animated stories about their life and how they perceive their future. Squash and stretch, anticipation and staging were among twelve basic principles of animation explained to the young participants at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Trinidad and Tobago during a one-day…

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  • PM bows out of debate

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission is appealing to Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar to re-consider her decision not to participate in a leader’s debate on Tuesday as the voters prepare to elect Mayors and Local Government councilors on October 21. The debate on Tuesday would have involved the leaders of the coalition People’s…

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  • Rambarran urges IMF to tackle Caribbean debt

    debt PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Central Bank Governor Jwala Rambarran has called on the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde to move quickly to address the debt challenges and low economic growth issues facing Caribbean countries. Governor Rambarran made the call at the 2013 Caribbean Breakfast Meeting with Lagarde at the Annual Meetings of the…

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  • Photo of Establishment of Regional Renewable Energy Research Centre advanced in Trinidad and Tobago

    Establishment of Regional Renewable Energy Research Centre advanced in Trinidad and Tobago

    A Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate cooperation on scientific, technical and policy aspects of energy efficiency and clean energy technologies through the exchange of ideas and information was signed between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States Department of Energy. According to Prime Minister of the Twin Island Republic, the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, “Energy security interdependence is a critical issue…

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  • CCJ judgment validates RTC

    RTC PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Does the judgment of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the Shanique Myrie case open the door for someone to have the court rule that governments of Caricom are violating the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC) and should therefore be forced to end their continuing resistance to having the CCJ replace the British…

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  • The reality—after CCJ ruling

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – THE ripple effects of the landmark ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case of the Jamaican Shanique Myrie vs the Barbados government, should shake the leaders of Caricom out of their  Rip van Winkle-like slumber to honour their commitment to unhindered free intra-regional movement of citizens of the regional community. Caricom…

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