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  • Photo of Statement by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Dr Carla Barnett  on the occasion of  Caribbean Wellness Day 2021, 11 September 2021

    Statement by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Dr Carla Barnett on the occasion of Caribbean Wellness Day 2021, 11 September 2021

    This year marks 14 years since the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has been observing Caribbean Wellness Day. This is in keeping with the 2007 Port-of-Spain Declaration “Stop the Epidemic of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases” which was issued by the Heads of Government following their historic Summit on the issue. In 2020, it was decided that ‘Power Through Collective Action’, would be the…

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  • Photo of Remarks by CARICOM SG to the CariSECURE Citizen Security Conference Donor Round Table Discussion

    Remarks by CARICOM SG to the CariSECURE Citizen Security Conference Donor Round Table Discussion

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett addressed the Donor Round Table Discussion of the CariSECURE Citizen Security Conference, held virtually on Wednesday, 1 September 2021. Below we present the Secretary-General’s remarks: Mr. Clinton White, USAID Regional Representative; Ms. Valerie Cliff, UNDP Resident Coordinator; CariSECURE Team Leader and Members; Representatives of International Development Agencies; Representatives of Regional Security Institutions; Ladies and Gentlemen.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on its 59th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on its 59th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of Trinidad and Tobago on the country’s fifty-ninth anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on 31 August 2021. In a congratulatory message to Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett also praised the commitment of the Government and People to regional integration. Here is…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government to address key development issues at their Meeting on Monday and Tuesday

    CARICOM Heads of Government to address key development issues at their Meeting on Monday and Tuesday

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have the COVID-19 pandemic and the Region’s response high on the agenda for their 42nd Regular Meeting to he held online on the 5-6 July 2021. The impact of recent natural disasters, including the eruption of La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the widespread flooding in Guyana and Suriname will…

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  • Photo of CARICOM remembers late Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes as ‘Regionalist’

    CARICOM remembers late Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes as ‘Regionalist’

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended its condolences on the passing of the former Anguilla Chief Minister Mr Hubert Benjamin Hughes, who died last Saturday 8 May 2021. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a message to Anguilla’s Premier Hon. Dr Ellis Webster, extended the Community’s deepest condolences to Mr Hughes’ wife Norma and the Hughes family, as well as the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG accredits new Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland

    CARICOM SG accredits new Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland

    The Republic of Ireland’s new Ambassador to CARICOM H.E. Seán Hoy presented his Credentials to Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, 28 April 2021. Ambassador Hoy made the following Remarks at the Accreditation Ceremony: Remarks – H.E. Seán Hoy Secretary-General LaRocque made the following Remarks at the Ceremony: Remarks – Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Barbados on Independence Anniversary; commends its commitment to regional integration

    CARICOM congratulates Barbados on Independence Anniversary; commends its commitment to regional integration

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended congratulations to the Government and People of Barbados on its Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of Independence. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Mia Mottley, noted that the Anniversary finds the country in the midst of a testing period which has been faced with discipline, resolve, solidarity and vision.  He said these…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

    CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated New Zealand’s Prime Minister Ms Jacinda Ardern on her re-election in the country’s general elections on 17 October. Ms. Ardern led her Labour Party to a rare outright majority for New Zealand elections, capturing 64 seats in the 120-seat Assembly. “The New Zealand electorate has no doubt favoured you, Prime Minister, for your…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG meets US Secretary of State

    CARICOM SG meets US Secretary of State

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters, Georgetown, Guyana on Friday 18 September 2020. Here are photos of that visit:

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Jamaica’s Prime Minister on Election victory

    CARICOM SG congratulates Jamaica’s Prime Minister on Election victory

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated Jamaica’s Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party on their victory in the General Elections of 3 September 2020, and has given the assurance of CARICOM’s full support. “The people of Jamaica must be commended for the successful conduct of the Elections, despite the significant challenges…

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