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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat wraps up pilot project involving Belize and Guyana High School teachers exchanging classes online

    CARICOM Secretariat wraps up pilot project involving Belize and Guyana High School teachers exchanging classes online

    The CARICOM Secretariat’s pilot project with High School teachers in Belize and Guyana teaching each other’s classes online finished today. Mr. Albert Inshanally of Queen’s College Guyana taught the class of Ms. Stefphoney Grinage of Sacred Heart College in Belize. Approximately 70 students participated in the merged classes with a lesson focusing on Regional Integration and the CSME. Mr. Inshanally…

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  • Photo of Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Approximately fifty high school students from Belize and Guyana participated in a merged on-line classroom on Monday, that was taught by Ms. Eletha Stewart-Johnson of Queen’s College in Guyana. This was the first leg of a pilot activity on teaching regional integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms and Ms. Stewart-Johnson taught the class of Mr. Abdiel Medina of the…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Hon Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration of Belize and Chairman of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations to the CARICOM-US virtual Roundtable, 21 April 2021

    Remarks by Hon Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration of Belize and Chairman of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations to the CARICOM-US virtual Roundtable, 21 April 2021

    Mr. Secretary, on behalf of the Caribbean Community, please accept congratulations on your appointment as Secretary of State in the Biden-Harris Administration. The Community values highly its long-standing relationship with the United States of America, and we welcome this opportunity to have an exchange of views so early in your tenure. The Caribbean Community and the United States of America…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Belize on its 39th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Belize on its 39th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Belize on the country’s 39th Anniversary of Independence, while assuring Belizeans of the Community’s continued commitment to working together. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Mr Dean Barrow said CARICOM has greatly benefitted from the commitment of the Government of Belize. “The advice and guidance to the Community…

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  • Photo of United States, Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

    United States, Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

    (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 economic ties by facilitating greater air travel and commerce. It will benefit airlines, travelers, businesses, shippers, airports, and localities by permitting unrestricted reciprocal market access for passenger and all-cargo airlines to…

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  • Photo of New Ambassador of Belize to CARICOM accredited

    New Ambassador of Belize to CARICOM accredited

    New Ambassador of Belize to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Mr Lawrence Sylvester presented his Credentials to Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday 8 June 2018, in  Georgetown, Guyana.

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Mexico agree to strengthen ties in disaster risk management; other critical areas

    CARICOM and Mexico agree to strengthen ties in disaster risk management; other critical areas

    CARICOM and Mexico, which both recently suffered devastating natural disasters, have agreed to strengthen cooperation in disaster risk management. The agreement forms part of a Joint Declaration issued at the end of the Fourth CARICOM-Mexico Summit held in Belize on Wednesday 25 October 2017 under the joint chairmanship of CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell of Grenada and the…

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  • Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism successfully implements sanitary controls project

    BELIZE CITY, Belize — The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), in partnership with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has successfully completed the project “Capacity Building of regulatory and industry stakeholders in Aquaculture and Fisheries Health and Food Safety to meet the SPS requirements of international trade”.  The project, which started in September 2016, was funded under the…

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  • Photo of Belize’s Private Sector and Agricultural Producers Get More CSME-Aware

    Belize’s Private Sector and Agricultural Producers Get More CSME-Aware

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat presses ahead with its public education drive to ensure that vital sectors know about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and its significant benefits. On Wednesday, November 23, a one-day CSME sensitization workshop will be hosted in San Ignacio, Belize. Approximately 40 participants from private sector entities and rural organizations will convene at the…

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  • Photo of Regional Youth Leaders urged to help shape solutions for climate change and other issues

    Regional Youth Leaders urged to help shape solutions for climate change and other issues

    Participants at the fourth staging of the  Caribbean Youth Leaders’ Summit in Belize were encouraged to help shape the framing of solutions for issues such as climate change, reproductive health rights and reparations for native genocide slavery.  This charge was given to them by Programme Manager for Culture and Community Development at the CARICOM Secretariat Dr. Hillary Brown.  She was making remarks at…

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