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  • Photo of CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba have signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the recent 45th Meeting of the Council for Trade and…

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  • Photo of More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba on Thursday signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, His Excellency Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the opening of the 45th Meeting of…

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  • Photo of Cuba agrees to extension on trade agreement with CARICOM

    Cuba agrees to extension on trade agreement with CARICOM

    HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — Cuba is providing the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries with an extension of the agreement on trade and economic cooperation which facilitates access to the Cuban market for hundreds of CARICOM products, according to an official statement issued on Monday. It said that the issue was discussed at the fifth CARICOM-Cuba Ministerial meeting that was held last…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

    CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

     Foreign Ministers from the Caribbean Community and their counterpart from the Republic of Cuba are meeting on Saturday 11 March 2017 for their fifth Ministerial Meeting in Havana. The meeting  has an agenda replete with issues of regional and global importance, including regional integration within the context of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Association…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Cuba mark 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations with ‘growing friendship’

    CARICOM and Cuba mark 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations with ‘growing friendship’

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica has hailed the ‘mutually beneficial relationship’ on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba diplomatic relations today, Thursday 8 December 2016. In a Statement to mark the occasion, Prime Minister Skerrit noted CARICOM’s steadfast advocacy for Cuba’s integration into the wider hemisphere, beginning with the historic step…

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  • Photo of CARICOM reiterates call for lifting embargo on Cuba

    CARICOM reiterates call for lifting embargo on Cuba

    While Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are pleased at the ongoing normalisation of relations between Cuba and the United States of America (USA), they are reiterating a call for lifting the Trade and Economic Embargo imposed by the US on the Spanish speaking Caribbean country. Addressing the media at a press briefing late last night, to apprise…

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  • Photo of Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 5, 2016 (SKNIS) – As the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to make strides in promoting human development through education, it has once again partnered with the Cuban Government, who has awarded students of the Federation the opportunity to pursue tertiary studies in Cuba.   The Cuban Embassy hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony…

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  • Photo of Prime Minister Harris underscores important role of regional integration in creating a sustainable caribbean at ACS Summit in Cuba

    Prime Minister Harris underscores important role of regional integration in creating a sustainable caribbean at ACS Summit in Cuba

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 05, 2016 (SKNIS): Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has underscored the necessity for the Greater Caribbean to be integrated on many fronts if it is to create a sustainable Caribbean that will redound to the benefit of all the people of the Region, while praising the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) for its role…

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  • Photo of Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit to Be Held in Cuba on June 4

    Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit to Be Held in Cuba on June 4

    SAN JUAN – In its efforts to promote the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean through “consultation, cooperation and concerted action,” the Association of Caribbean States will hold the 7th Summit of the ACS Heads of State and/or Government in Havana on Saturday, June 4. The ACS addresses trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean. The…

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  • Photo of Dominica Foreign Minister wants integration of Cuba in international community

    Dominica Foreign Minister wants integration of Cuba in international community

    As Dominica observes 20 years of diplomatic relations with Cuba, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Francine Baron, has called for further integration of Cuba into the international community. “Caribbean leaders continue to call for the continued integration of Cuba into the international community,” she said, at a ceremony held at the State House, on Wednesday night. Baron stated that CARICOM states,…

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