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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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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the death of Miles Stoby

    CARICOM Statement on the death of Miles Stoby

    The Caribbean region is mourning the death of one of its most highly respected international public servants, Mr Miles Stoby, who retired from the United Nations Secretariat after decades of service, most of it in the area of economic and social development. Miles Stoby died on May 19 in Muscat, Oman, where he resided.   Guyanese by birth, he joined the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM pledges support for Guyana on its 54th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM pledges support for Guyana on its 54th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended congratulations to the Government and People of Guyana as the country celebrates its 54th Anniversary of Independence on 26 May 2020. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in a congratulatory message to Guyana’s President HE David Granger said the people of Guyana should be proud of this milestone in their history. He noted that the…

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  • Photo of As World observes International Biodiversity Day CARICOM calls for action to address biodiversity loss

    As World observes International Biodiversity Day CARICOM calls for action to address biodiversity loss

    Assistant Secretary-General for Human and Social Development, Dr Douglas Slater has called for actions to foster more ecosystem-based solutions to address biodiversity loss, climate change and land degradation simultaneously. As CARICOM joined the global Community in celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22nd, Dr Slater reiterated the need for mainstreaming biodiversity in economic sectors; and working together at…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    In response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Suriname, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has fielded a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the general elections which will be held on Monday, 25 May 2020. The four-member Mission which arrived in Suriname on Monday, 18 May 2020 will be headed by Ms. Dora James, Supervisor of Elections of…

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  • Photo of Joint Statement by the Heads of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, the Caribbean Community, and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat on the COVID-19 Pandemic
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    Joint Statement by the Heads of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, the Caribbean Community, and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat on the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic impact on the entire world population requires the global community to work together to address the consequences to human health and disruptive effects on an interconnected world economy. The devastating COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our world and exacerbating inequalities in our societies. Together, we must ensure coordinated and inclusive response…

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