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  • Photo of CARICOM countries receive COVID-19 essential medical supplies

    CARICOM countries receive COVID-19 essential medical supplies

    BGIS, Bridgetown – Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Sunday accepted a donation of COVID-19 essential medical supplies for CARICOM countries, from the World Health Organization WHO/Jack Ma Foundation. And, she said the surgical and N95 masks would greatly assist the governments in protecting their frontline workers. Ms. Mottley made the comments at the Grantley Adams International Airport shortly…

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  • Photo of Global Maritime Leaders Engage CARICOM Students

    Global Maritime Leaders Engage CARICOM Students

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has pushed learning online across the region, a maritime webinar series will promote maritime education and job opportunities in shipping and logistics—one of the most important sectors in the Caribbean economy. The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF), in association with the Caribbean Association of National Training Authorities, and CARICOM Youth Ambassadors, will…

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  • Photo of Saint Lucia’s ‘I am CARICOM’ dress contest winners recognised

    Saint Lucia’s ‘I am CARICOM’ dress contest winners recognised

    Saint Lucia staged a Dress in CARICOM Colours contest on CARICOM Day 2020 and the two winners were recognised during a Live Television programme on Friday 17 July. Saint Lucia’s Ambassador to CARICOM Ms Elma Gene Isaac presented prizes to Ms Josette Maxwell-Dalsou and Mr Brian Samuel on the National Television Network (NTN) live broadcast. See video:

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  • Photo of Antigua Gazettes New Companies Legislation: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Antigua Gazettes New Companies Legislation: CARICOM BUSINESS

    The Antigua and Barbuda government has provided an avenue for the sub-regional airline, LIAT, to seek Court protection rather than being forced into liquidation after it announced that the Companies (Amendment) Act 2020 was gazetted on Wednesday. A statement issued after the weekly Cabinet meeting said that under the amended legislation “firms that find themselves in trouble may now apply…

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  • Photo of Antigua/Barbuda establishes Regional travel bubble: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Antigua/Barbuda establishes Regional travel bubble: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Antigua and Barbuda has established a “travel bubble” that will allow citizens from several CARICOM states to travel to the island without needing to present COVID-19 tests and certificates upon entry. A government statement noted that citizens from the OECS, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, and Jamaica will be included in this bubble. The citizens of these CARICOM countries, upon…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and Government

    CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and Government

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to the new Premier of Anguilla Hon. Dr. Ellis Webster and his Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) on their victory in the island’s General Elections of 29 June 2020. The APM won seven of the eleven seats at stake, with the other four going to the outgoing Anguilla United Front of former Premier…

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  • Photo of Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Campaign

    Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Campaign

    The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister in collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat announces the launch of the ‘I AM CARICOM’ Communications Campaign in Saint Lucia. ‘I AM CARICOM’ is an initiative aimed at increasing visibility and understanding of CARICOM among citizens of the Community. It seeks to engage and assist citizens of the…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados on Access by CARICOM to the  Africa Medical Supplies Platform

    Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados on Access by CARICOM to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform

    Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have been given access to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), a procurement system for supplies and equipment in the fight against COVID-19. The AMSP unlocks immediate access to an African and global base of vetted manufacturers and procurement strategic partners.  It enables African Union Member States to purchase certified medical equipment, such…

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  • Photo of CCRIF offers 31% discount for hurricane insurance: CARICOM BUSINESS

    CCRIF offers 31% discount for hurricane insurance: CARICOM BUSINESS

    The Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF SPC) has announced that all of its member countries have renewed their parametric insurance coverage for over $1 billion. The policy covers tropical cyclones, excess rainfall, earthquakes and fisheries and the coverage this year represents an 8% increase over years past. “The European Union under its global COVID -19 response has…

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  • Photo of CARICOM celebrates World Environment Day

    CARICOM celebrates World Environment Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is joining the global community in celebrating World Environment Day under the theme It’s Time for Nature. The CARICOM Secretariat’s is marking the occasion with the second in a series of five Webinars entitled: The way forward for the Caribbean in Shaping the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, on Tuesday 9 June 2020. Targeting the region’s environmental…

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