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    Caribbean And Brexit: Securing Market Access

    By Elizabeth Morgan – The European Union (EU) Summit addressing Brexit held on October 18 has come and gone with no UK withdrawal agreement and no date for another summit. While the EU has said that not enough progress was made, the view from the British side is that the agreement is 95 per cent complete. The outstanding five per cent,…

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    We must do more and do it more quickly – SG urged CARICOM Heads on CSME

      (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     As the CARICOM Single Market and Economy returns to Jamaica, its place of induction, for a review, the CARICOM Secretary-General said while much has been accomplished under its regimes, the Region has not achieved as much as it should have by now.   The humbugs, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque posited ,were that “major policy…

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    Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Mottley, addressed the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government, which opened on 4 July in Montego Bay, Jamaica and reminded of the “purpose and passion” of the integration movement. Stating that the purpose and passion was the people, she cautioned that they, particularly the young ones, would not wait around…

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  • Photo of CSME in focus as CARICOM Heads of Government meet in Montego Bay

    CSME in focus as CARICOM Heads of Government meet in Montego Bay

    CARICOM leaders head to the scenic Montego Bay, Jamaica, for their Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting. The Meeting will be held 4-6 July at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. As it was, more than two decades ago when Jamaica hosted the Eighteenth Meeting of the Conference in Montego Bay in 1997, the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) is the main focus.…

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  • Photo of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Mr. Bruce Golding to attend Regional Consultation on the CSME

    St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Mr. Bruce Golding to attend Regional Consultation on the CSME

    Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Hon. Ralph Gonsalves and former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mr. Bruce Golding are scheduled to participate in the regional stakeholder consultation on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The activity takes place in Guyana 8-9 June 2018 at the Ramada Princess Hotel and is being hosted by Caribbean Community (CARICOM)…

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  • Photo of Regional Stakeholders Consultation to Look at Making the CSME More Effective

    Regional Stakeholders Consultation to Look at Making the CSME More Effective

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is hosting on behalf of the lead Head of Government for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), a Stakeholders consultation on the CSME on 8-9 June 2018 in Guyana. State and non-State stakeholders will examine the CSME and its implementation as currently configured and identify what is necessary to make it…

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    HRD Strategy: another step in evolution of development of regional capital – CARICOM SG

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has described the Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy as another step in the evolution of the development of human capital in the Region. The Secretary-General was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Council for Human and Social Development COHSOD. The ceremony was held at the Theatre Guild Playhouse in Guyana on Wednesday and included a Thought Forum…

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  • Photo of COTED officials hold preparatory meeting

    COTED officials hold preparatory meeting

    Work in preparation for the Forty-Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) began on Thursday. The two-day Meeting of Trade Officials is being held at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, with some delegates joining via videoconferencing. The officials are discussing matters including the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), trade in…

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  • Photo of COTED officials hold preparatory meeting

    COTED officials hold preparatory meeting

    Work in preparation for the Forty-Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) began on Thursday. The two-day Meeting of Trade Officials is being held at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, with some delegates joining via videoconferencing. The officials are discussing matters including the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), trade in…

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    Protecting consumers in the digital era

    It is important to consider the protection of the consumer as many persons now engage suppliers in a different jurisdiction. This was posited by a senior official from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat during the Barbados Fair Trading Commission’s (FTC) annual lecture series held last evening, 8 March, 2018 at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa in Barbados. Mr. Philip McClauren, Deputy…

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