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Transportation

Safe, adequate and affordable transportation for goods and people of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as well as the benefits of links with the wider world are among the major objectives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) transportation sector. Transportation has been identified in the Community Strategic Plan 2015-2019 as one of the sectors to build competitiveness and unleash key economic drivers to transition the regional economy to growth. In CARICOM the sector is divided into two broad areas: Maritime Transport and Air Transport, each with a number of priorities.

At the CARICOM Secretariat, the Transportation sub-programme working with the Regional Transportation Commission and other stakeholders continues to develop, articulate, implement and harmonise policies and... Read more

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CARICOM, CASSOS Meet on Regional Transport Matters

Posted: 04 June 2019 - Regional News
Representatives of the CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System (CASSOS) – a Community Institution – met on Monday, 3 June 2019, at the CARICOM
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CARICOM Heads of Government committed to competitive transportation industry

Posted: 05 March 2019 - Regional News
Heads of Government of CARICOM are committed to deliver a competitive transportation industry, and are looking for the right model that would be fiscally appropriate for the provision of
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Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago sign CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement

Posted: 27 February 2019 - Press Releases
Prime Ministers Andrew Holness of Jamaica and Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago signed the CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) at the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads
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Regional Transportation, CSME among matters for CARICOM Heads’ attention

Posted: 22 February 2019 - Press Releases
Enhancing regional air and maritime transportation and further advancing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) are among matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their
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Special COTED on transportation matters being held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Posted: 18 February 2019 - Press Releases
A special meeting of the Council or Trade and Economic Development (COTED) focusing on Transportation, will be held Monday in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the
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CARICOM looking to re-introduce single security check

Posted: 26 November 2018 - Regional News
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking to re-introduce the single security check for direct transit passengers on multi-stop intra-community flights.CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador
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ICAO President arrives ahead of aviation conference

Posted: 21 November 2018 - Regional News
(Department of Public Information) As Guyana prepares to host the 2018 meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on air transport, ICAO’s President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard
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United States, Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

Posted: 17 October 2018 - Regional News
(US Department of State Press Release)Today the United States and Belize signed a new Air Transport Agreement. This Open Skies Agreement expands the two countries’ already strong commercial and
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192 countries coming for ICAO Air Transport Meeting

Posted: 04 August 2018 - Regional News
…Field says 16 hotels booked, Guyana all setGUYANA is all set to host for the first time the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Air Transport Meeting from November
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Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

Posted: 04 July 2018 - Regional News
Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Mottley, addressed the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government, which opened on 4 July in Montego Bay, Jamaica and reminded of the
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines signs new Multilateral Air Services Agreement

Posted: 27 February 2018 - Press Releases
St. Vincent and the Grenadines signed on to the new CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) during the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government at the Marriot Hotel
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Two new Ambassadors to CARICOM accredited

Posted: 12 January 2018 - Press Releases
Developing the world’s first climate resilient countries is a key focus for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for 2018 which promises to be a year of “rebuilding and growth,”
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CSME remains best vehicle for sustainable economic growth in the Region - CARICOM SG

Posted: 06 July 2017 - Press Releases
CSME remains best vehicle for sustainable economic growth in the Region - CARICOM SG (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    
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CARICOM to push for improved intra-regional travel

Posted: 04 July 2017 - Regional News
CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Monday said he hoped that regional leaders will sign off on an age-old Multilateral Air Services Agreement that seeks to pave the way for
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Turks and Caicos signs on to CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System

Posted: 06 May 2017 - Regional News
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Deputy premier and minister with responsibilities for the ministry of border control and employment, Sean Astwood, led a delegation from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to
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Regional Heads call for urgent meeting of COTED to address air transport issues

Posted: 20 February 2017 - Regional News
Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have called for an urgent meeting of the Council for Trade and Development (COTED), to address air transport issues in particular, those that
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Guyana signs open skies agreements

Posted: 27 December 2016 - Regional News
By Ray Chickrie  NASSAU, Bahamas -- During the ninth annual International Civil Aviation (ICAN) 2016 conference, which was held in Nassau, Bahamas, from December 5-9, 2016, Guyana signed open
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Staying on track with global civil aviation developments – CCS

Posted: 27 October 2016 - Press Releases
As air transportation continues to be an important area of focus for the Region, the CARICOM Secretariat participated in the latest Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO),
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CDB approves funds for more climate resilient Caribbean transport sector

Posted: 29 July 2016 - Regional News
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul. 28, CMC – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funds to address the high incidence of damage to the road infrastructure in Caribbean countries by natural
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More investment, fast-track modernization of regional ports needed, says CDB

Posted: 23 May 2016 - Regional News
A Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) sponsored study on maritime ports in the region is recommending a major overhaul in policies; significant increase in investments to fast-track modernization; more
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Safety, security in Regional aviation to be harmonised- Guyana sets stage for robust sector

Posted: 01 March 2016 - Regional News
Matters pertaining to security and safety in the aviation sector for the Caribbean Region are currently being discussed as the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System’s
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Guyana to get regional help to meet global civil aviation standards

Posted: 29 February 2016 - Regional News
Guyana is among several Caribbean countries expected to receive assistance from the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System (CASSOS) to help reach a year-end deadline set by the
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Regional Transportation Commission meets in Georgetown

Posted: 04 February 2016 - Press Releases
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTRC) met at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, on February 1, to continue its work towards the provision of adequate, efficient and safe
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LIAT launches new routes with helicopter charter agreement

Posted: 11 January 2016 - Regional News
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday January 7, 2016 – LIAT has entered into a bespoke charter agreement with the Antigua and Barbuda-based Caribbean Helicopters that will see the regional
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CDB approves Loan and Grant for Turks and Caicos - Funds to cover economic and transportation programmes

Posted: 14 December 2015 - Regional News
Following the acceptance of the Country Strategy Paper developed by Caribbean Development Bank, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has moved quickly to work with the Bank to improve its
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Grenada, China Sign MOU on Air Transport Cooperation

Posted: 11 September 2015 - Regional News
China and Grenada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on air transport cooperation on September 11, according to a statement on the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)'s
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Transport Ministers from 54 countries call for global policies to mainstream low-carbon transport

Posted: 30 August 2015 - Regional News
Transport Ministers participating in the International Transport Forum (ITF) Annual Summit agreed in their Declaration from Ministers on Transport, Trade and Tourism on the value of pursuing
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Barbados and Hong Kong sign air services agreement

Posted: 12 July 2015 - Regional News
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday July 10, 2015 – Barbados and Hong Kong have inked an Air Services Agreement.The deal “provides the framework for the provision of international air services
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The World Bank is driving the process to link the entire Caribbean by ferries

Posted: 17 June 2015 - Regional News
The World Bank is driving the process to link the entire Caribbean by ferries with the results of an initial assessment being described as promising. The Bank’s Country Director for the
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Bahamas, China Sign Memorandum on Air Services

Posted: 03 June 2015 - Regional News
In what could be a major step for Bahamian tourism, the Bahamas and China have signed a memorandum of understanding for air service between the two countries.The move comes months after initial
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