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  • Barbados hailed for its climate change efforts

    Small Island Development States (SIDS) were praised during the yesterday’s Global Celebration of World Environment Day 2014 for the front line position they have taken to fight the disastrous effects of climate change. Barbados had the opportunity to be in the spotlight as host to the international event attended by officials from the United Nations System, Secretary General of CARICOM…

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  • C-SERMS Resource Mobilisation Meeting in Barbados

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakeholders in the field of energy, as well as International Development Partners that are active in the regional energy sector will gather in Barbados 11 July, 2013, to discuss initiatives and activities identified as part of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Phase 1 Study. The stakeholders will participate…

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  • SPEECH   BY PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS THE HON. FREUNDEL J. STUART, Q.C., M.P.  AT THE   34TH CONFERENCE OF THE HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago

    Mr. Chairman, Your Excellency, President of Trinidad and Tobago, Honourable Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Fellow Heads of Government, Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen. Today is the 4th day of July, in the year of our Lord 2013. Forty years ago at this place, the Treaty of Chaguaramas was signed. Today, we try to re-enact what happened forty…

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  • An Address delivered by the Hon Freundel Stuart,  Prime Minister of Barbados   On the Occasion of the Opening Ceremony Of The Thirty-Fourth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government Of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago

    Forty years ago four distinguished Heads of Government of this region, summoned by the logic of history to be bold at that time, met here in Trinidad and Tobago and signed what the then Prime Minister of Guyana, Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham said should become known as the Treaty of Chaguaramas. On that auspicious occasion the host Prime Minister was,…

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  • CONSULTATIONS ON CARICOM FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR CARICOM START IN BARBADOS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Barbados is the country selected for the pilot of national consultations on a Five-year Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Strategic Plan is a critical part of the Reform process within CARICOM, which has been initiated by the Conference of Heads of Government. The consultations in Barbados will take place from 5-7…

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  • CARICOM electoral observer mission to Jamaica

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was invited by the Government of Jamaica to establish a Mission to observe the General Elections to be held on December 29, 2011. In response to that invitation, a seven (7) member Observer Group under the leadership of Mr. Winston Estwick of Barbados, was selected. Mr. Estwick and three (3)…

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  • More to be done to strengthen heritage tourism, says CARICOM culture manager

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Programme Manager for Culture and Community Development, Dr Hilary Brown is of the opinion that the Caribbean needs to do more to strengthen its heritage tourism product. She believes that “much more could be done” to develop the Region’s natural and built heritage which is an invaluable resource in…

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  • IT WAS NEVER GOING TO BE EASY – FORMER BARBADOS PRIME MINISTER ON CSME

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Inaugural Symposium on Current Developments in Caribbean Law at the Hyatt Regency in Trinidad and Tobago this week saw Leaders of Government and Opposition echoing calls for renewed commitment to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Speakers featured at the opening session were Hon. David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados and CARICOM…

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  • CSME CONVOCATION AND COTED IN BARBADOS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The status of implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) among Member States will come into sharp focus next week when regional stakeholders meet in Bridgetown, Barbados later this week. A Convocation on the CSME on 9 and 10 October 2009, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Bridgetown, will receive and…

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  • CSME BROADCASTERS WORKSHOP, 16-17 JUNE 2008

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in collaboration with the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) and the Association of Caribbean Media Workers is facilitating an interactive two-day workshop on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) for approximately thirty broadcasters from the Region. The sessions are aimed at demystifying the concepts of regional integration and explaining…

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