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  • Photo of Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    The Seventh Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and Cuba was held via videoconference on Tuesday 8 December 2020. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque addressed the Summit’s Opening. Here are his Remarks: Your Excellency Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba; Dr. the…

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  • Photo of Statement to mark CARICOM-Cuba Day, 8 December 2018

    Statement to mark CARICOM-Cuba Day, 8 December 2018

    The 8th of December 2018 marks the Forty-Sixth Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, the four CARICOM countries independent at that time, and Cuba.  That historic and courageous act of 8 December 1972 has grown over the years into a strong fraternal relationship between all the Member States of the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    CARICOM and Cuba committed to further strengthening their relations during a meeting at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on Wednesday at which matters related to a joint Disabilities Project,  the extension of Art programmes at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica, and trade were discussed. CARICOM Assistant Secretary General, Human and Social Development  Dr. Douglas…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (right) accepts the Letter of Credence of His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, new Plenipotentiary Representative of Cuba to CARICOM Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, the new Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Cuba to CARICOM, pledged to strengthen even further the fraternal relations between CARICOM…

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  • Photo of CARICOM shares Cuba’s grief over tragic plane crash

    CARICOM shares Cuba’s grief over tragic plane crash

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday sent a message of condolence to the President of Cuba  His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel in the wake of today’s tragic plane crash in Havana. The Secretary-General’s message reads: “The Caribbean Community expresses its condolences and its solidarity with the Government and People of the Republic of Cuba following the tragic crash of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates new Cuban President

    CARICOM SG congratulates new Cuban President

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel, on his assumption of office on April 19. Secretary-General LaRocque said Mr. Canel’s concurrent responsibilities as President of the Cuban Council of State and Council of Ministers attest to the confidence placed in his leadership abilities. He…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

    CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

    Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and critical issue for both sides was underlined by the signing of an MOU between the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency…

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  • Photo of DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE  SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba, meeting in St. Mary’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on 8 December 2017, on the occasion of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit and in commemoration of the forty-fifth anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations among the independent states of CARICOM and Cuba and the fifteenth anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba…

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  • Photo of “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    I welcome you all to the Sixth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba.  I extend my special appreciation to Prime Minister Gaston Browne and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for assuming the responsibility of hosting the Summit at such a challenging period of time. Indeed our Region is going…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

    CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

      (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)      Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba will hold the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December. The Meeting will be co-chaired by the Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada,  and the President of  Cuba, Raúl Castro. This Meeting…

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