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  • Photo of Brazil joins the Caribbean Development Bank

    Brazil joins the Caribbean Development Bank

    The Federative Republic of Brazil is the newest member country of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), signalling that country’s commitment to sustainable development of the Region. This became effective on December 31, 2015, following a process that began with Brazil’s application to membership in 2007 and its acceptance by the CDB Board of Governors in 2008. Brazil is CDB’s 28th…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Brazil strengthening relations – SG pays official visit

    CARICOM and Brazil strengthening relations – SG pays official visit

    At the request of the Foreign Minister of Brazil, H.E. Mauro Luiz Vieira, Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque paid an official visit to Brazil on 26 October 2015. In the course of the visit, the Secretary-General met with the Foreign Minister and senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Itamaraty, the Director of the Brazilian Agency for technical cooperation, and the President…

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  • Photo of Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

    Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

    The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is pleased to communicate that nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis holding a valid St. Kitts and Nevis passport no longer require visas to travel to Brazil. This agreement was signed on January 20, 2015 and came into effect on March 7, 2015. The agreement states that citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis…

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  • Photo of New strain of Chikungunya in Brazil could spur North American outbreak

    New strain of Chikungunya in Brazil could spur North American outbreak

    BAHIA, Brazil, Wednesday November 12, 2014 (AMG) — The Chikungunya outbreak which continues to affect thousands of Caribbean residents since it first appeared in St. Martin last year has been relatively self-limiting in the United States, due to the fact that the current strain only spreads through the Aedes egypti mosquito vector, which is uncommon on the US Eastern seaboard.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Brazil trade has tripled in a few years: Brazil envoy to CARICOM

    CARICOM, Brazil trade has tripled in a few years: Brazil envoy to CARICOM

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has tripled in “a few years” since the thrust by Brazil to open resident embassies in every CARICOM Member State. This was relayed by newly accredited Ambassador of Brazil to CARICOM, H.E. Lineu Pupo De Paula, as he presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin…

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  • BRAZIL TO SUPPLY OECS MEMBER COUNTRIES WITH ANTI-RETROVIRAL DRUGS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will soon benefit from the supply of anti-retroviral drugs which is being provided by Brazil for the next five years. Prime Minister, the Hon Dr. Denzil Douglas, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) lead Prime Minister with responsibility for Human Resources,…

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