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  • Photo of CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from senior US Military Official

    CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from senior US Military Official

    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was paid a courtesy call by Major General Rafael A. Ribas, Director for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, US Southern Command Doral, Florida, at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters building, Thursday 24 June 2021. Major Ribas is in Guyana for the multinational Trade Winds military training exercise.

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  • Photo of Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

    Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

    (BBC) At least 10 people have been killed by an earthquake that struck off the north of Haiti, officials say. The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean nation since a major tremor in 2010 killed more than 200,000 people. Several buildings are reported to have been destroyed. President Jovenel Moise has urged people to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM extends sympathy to hurricane-damaged US

    CARICOM extends sympathy to hurricane-damaged US

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended its sympathies to the Government and people of the United States and especially the State of Texas on the loss of lives and extensive damage to property and infrastructure following the passage of Hurricane Harvey. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a message to US President Mr. Donald Trump, expressed the Community’s confidence that…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Switzerland – a potential model for north-south cooperation

    CARICOM and Switzerland – a potential model for north-south cooperation

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin La Rocque accepted the Letters of Credence of His Excellency  Didier Chassot, Plenipotentiary Representative of Switzerland to CARICOM on 6 February 2017, deepening CARICOM’s relationship with Switzerland.   In indicating his aspiration for a concrete programme of cooperation, Amb. LaRocque identified environmental protection, renewable energy, financial services, tourism and agri-business as areas of…

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