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  • Photo of CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the US

    CARICOM SG gets courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the US

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque received a courtesy call from Guyana’s Ambassador Designate to the United States Mr Sam Hinds at the Secretariat this morning. IN PHOTO (from left) – Mr Neville Bissember Special Adviser to the Secretary-General; Ambassador Colin Granderson, Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations; SG LaRocque; Mr Hinds; Mr Juan Edghill Jr. Research Officer, Ministry of Foreign…

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  • Photo of Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General: CARICOM FIFA MOU signing

    Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General: CARICOM FIFA MOU signing

    REMARKS BY THE Secretary-General of the Caribbean community, AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE at THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE FéDéRATION INTERNATIONALE DE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FIFA) AND THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE 31 MAY 2021 Mr. Gianni Infantino, President of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA); Mr. Victor Montagliani, President of CONCACAF; Representatives of CARICOM Member…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General’s Remarks – Accreditation of Ambassador of Portugal to CARICOM

    Secretary-General’s Remarks – Accreditation of Ambassador of Portugal to CARICOM

    Remarks BY Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, SECRETARY-GENERAL of The CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) on THE OCCASION of THE PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS BY His Excellency CARLOS NUNO Almeida de Sousa Amaro Plenipotentiary Representative (Designate) of the PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC (PORTUGAL) TO THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY GEORGETOWN, GUYANA Wednesday, 19 MAY 2021 Your Excellency Carlos de Sousa Amaro, Plenipotentiary Representative of Portugal to the Caribbean Community…

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  • Photo of Statement from the Chairman of the Caribbean  Community (CARICOM),  Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, on the  selection of the new CARICOM Secretary-General

    Statement from the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, on the selection of the new CARICOM Secretary-General

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meeting virtually in Special Session on Tuesday 11 May unanimously agreed to appoint Dr. Carla Natalie Barnett as the 8th CARICOM Secretary-General. Dr Barnett, a national of Belize, is the first woman and the first Belizean to be selected for the post. She will replace Ambassador Irwin LaRocque who is completing his…

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  • Photo of Remarks by H.E. Seán Hoy Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to CARICOM

    Remarks by H.E. Seán Hoy Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to CARICOM

    Remarks by Ambassador Seán Hoy on Presentation of Credentials to CARICOM, 28th April 2021. Your Excellency Ambassador Irwin La Roque, Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, It is a great honour for me to present to you today my Letters of Credentials; my country’s first ever accredited Ambassador to CARICOM. This signifies Ireland’s commitment to building closer and deeper…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General’s Remarks – CARICOM Senior Officials (Fisheries, Law of the Sea and Marine Conservation) Briefing on proposed Collaboration with the Cloudburst Foundation

    Secretary-General’s Remarks – CARICOM Senior Officials (Fisheries, Law of the Sea and Marine Conservation) Briefing on proposed Collaboration with the Cloudburst Foundation

    A warm welcome to all and a sincere thank you for accepting our invitation today.  Firstly, permit me to begin by expressing solidarity with our brothers and sisters in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the neighbouring islands affected by the ongoing volcanic activity.  Our thoughts are with those affected and for their continued safety.  I know, to many of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates new Turks and Caicos Islands Premier

    CARICOM SG congratulates new Turks and Caicos Islands Premier

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated the Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands Hon Charles Washington Misick and his Progressive National Party (PNP) on their resounding victory in the Territory’s recent General Elections. The Secretary-General also commented the citizens of the Territory for their determination to participate in the polls despite the on-going challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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  • Photo of SG’s Remarks – Accreditation of Ambassador of The Netherlands

    SG’s Remarks – Accreditation of Ambassador of The Netherlands

    Remarks BY Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, SECRETARY-GENERAL of The CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) on THE occasion of THE PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS BY HIS EXCELLENCY SáNDOR MARNIX RAPHAËL VARGA VAN KIBéD EN MAKFALVA, Plenipotentiary Representative (Designate) of the KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS TO THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY GEORGETOWN, GUYANA 17 February 2021 Your Excellency Raphaël Varga, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands…

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  • Photo of World AIDS Day Message 2020 – CARICOM SG

    World AIDS Day Message 2020 – CARICOM SG

    Each year, December 1 is observed as World AIDS Day. The theme for this year is “Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility”.  On this day, we take time to reflect upon the global response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic by remembering the lives lost over the past four decades. We celebrate our achievements over the past years, and pledge to work…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Education Ministers reminded of sector’s importance in post COVID-19 recovery

    CARICOM Education Ministers reminded of sector’s importance in post COVID-19 recovery

    Caribbean Community Education Ministers were reminded of Education’s critical role in the post COVID-19 economic recovery, as the 25th Special Meeting of CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social and Development (COHSOD) opened Tuesday. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, remined the Meeting that there is no economic recovery and resilience without an education system designed to strengthen workforce capacity and innovation,…

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