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  • CRFM, JICA concluding innovative Caribbean Fisheries Co-management project

    BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 (CRFM)—An innovative fisheries project, which the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has been coordinating since 2013 with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) across six OECS Member States, is nearing its end. The Caribbean Fisheries Co-Management Project (CARIFICO) was developed in 2012. Between 2009 and 2012, CRFM and JICA worked on developing a master plan for the…

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  • Photo of Prince of Wales to visit Antigua and Barbuda, BVI, Dominica

    Prince of Wales to visit Antigua and Barbuda, BVI, Dominica

    Caribbean Media Corporation) LONDON, Nov. 15, CMC – Britain’s Prince Charles is scheduled to visit Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the British Virgin Islands for a first hand view of the widespread devastation caused by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. During the tour, the Prince of Wales will meet members of the local communities and hear about ways in which they have…

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  • CARDI taking action to help rebuild agriculture in Barbuda, Dominica

    CARDI Executive Director, Mr. Barton Clarke speaks about reviving agriculture in Barbuda, Dominica from Caribbean Community on Vimeo. As we observe World Food Day today, we tell you that the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) has already begun taking action to restore the recently battered agriculture sectors in Barbuda and Dominica. And while he lamented the destruction of thriving sectors that was caused by…

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  • Photo of All hands needed on deck for post-hurricane recovery – WB Meeting hears

    All hands needed on deck for post-hurricane recovery – WB Meeting hears

    Statement on High Level Meeting on Recovery and Resilience in the Caribbean     Washington, October 13th, 2017– Leaders and representatives of CARICOM countries and territories, and international partners, including the international financial institutions, and the representatives of territories in the region, convened (Friday) in a high-level round table on recovery and resilience in the Caribbean hosted by the World…

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  • Photo of Antigua and Barbuda adopts ‘different vision’ for agriculture

    Antigua and Barbuda adopts ‘different vision’ for agriculture

    With food security as its priority, the government of Antigua and Barbuda is pursuing a “different vision” as it moves to rebuild the agriculture sector of Barbuda which was destroyed following the passage of Hurricane Irma in September. That vision focuses on improving resilience and dealing with the impact of natural disasters, Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs,…

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  • Photo of Guyana’s land space can serve as ‘gift’ to the Caribbean battered by hurricanes – President Granger

    Guyana’s land space can serve as ‘gift’ to the Caribbean battered by hurricanes – President Granger

     President David Granger speaking to the Guyanese media corps who are currently covering the United Nations General Assembly in New York News Roon, Guyana  –  Guyana’s vast landscape can serve as a “gift” to Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes, President David Granger said today as he sought to get the dangers posed by climate change firmly on the international…

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  • Photo of ‘Exceptional story of resilience’ – Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister following Hurricane Irma’s passage

    ‘Exceptional story of resilience’ – Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister following Hurricane Irma’s passage

    “My first words must be of thanks. Thanks to Almighty God in all his forms for standing at our side at a time of great adversity. There is no doubt that the Good Lord is on our side. We in Antigua have weathered the most powerful hurricane ever to storm its way through the Caribbean. And we have done so…

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  • Photo of Antigua-Barbuda strongly objects to being listed as a tax haven by Illinois

    Antigua-Barbuda strongly objects to being listed as a tax haven by Illinois

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday registered strong objections with the US state of Illinois, which has introduced legislation listing Antigua and Barbuda and ten Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries along with six other Caribbean jurisdictions as tax havens. In letters to Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Illinois General Assembly, Michael Madigan and House Representative…

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  • Photo of Antigua & Barbuda In Strong Position To Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

    Antigua & Barbuda In Strong Position To Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Dec 28 2016 — Developing Antigua and Barbuda’s abundant renewable energy resources will enable the country to meet a large share of its energy demand sustainably with renewables, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewables Readiness Assessment: Antigua and Barbuda presents clear and practical steps for the country to maximise its renewable…

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  • Photo of Reparations Baton passes to Antigua/Barbuda

    Reparations Baton passes to Antigua/Barbuda

    Following stops in Barbados and Guyana, the CARICOM Reparations Commission’s baton makes a stop in Antigua and Barbuda where a Reparations Relay will be held as part of National Heroes Day celebrations next Wednesday. The Baton was handed over by Dr. Hillary Browne, Programme Manager, Culture, CARICOM Secretariat, to Ambassador Anthony Liverpool of the Antigua/Barbuda Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the…

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