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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

    CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

     Foreign Ministers from the Caribbean Community and their counterpart from the Republic of Cuba are meeting on Saturday 11 March 2017 for their fifth Ministerial Meeting in Havana. The meeting  has an agenda replete with issues of regional and global importance, including regional integration within the context of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Association…

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  • Photo of “CARICOM needs CELAC to help protect our countries …” President Granger

    “CARICOM needs CELAC to help protect our countries …” President Granger

    Guyana’s President and current Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), H.E. David Granger, called on the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to satisfy the needs of all its members. He was addressing the Fifth Summit of Heads of State and Government, last Wednesday, 25 January 2017, in the Dominican Republic. President Granger told the “partnership of large…

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  • Photo of Prepare for impact of Brexit but don’t panic, CARICOM told

    Prepare for impact of Brexit but don’t panic, CARICOM told

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday June 30, 2016 – A University of the West Indies (UWI) forum held yesterday to discuss the impact of the UK’s pending exit from the European Union brought some advice for CARICOM – prepare for the potential fallout. At the same, there’s a suggestion that there won’t be any crisis. During the forum, the UWI Vice Chancellor…

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  • Photo of CELAC adopts CARICOM’s call for reparations

    CELAC adopts CARICOM’s call for reparations

    The Community of Latin and American States CELAC Parliamentary group has adopted the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) call for reparations for native genocide and the enslavement of African people in the Caribbean through the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. The call for its adoption came via a presentation from St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Speaker of the House of Assembly Jomo Thomas…

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  • Photo of Guyana to lobby for greater role for CARICOM in CELAC

    Guyana to lobby for greater role for CARICOM in CELAC

    The Guyana delegation will be seeking to ensure that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) plays a greater role in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) at the IV Summit of the Heads of State and Government underway in Quito, Ecuador. Improving the integration process between Latin American countries and groups, and other countries such as China, Russia, South…

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  • Photo of CARICOM presence at important hemispheric meeting

    CARICOM presence at important hemispheric meeting

    Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations at the CARICOM Secretariat Ambassador Colin Granderson (top left) joined national coordinators in a preparatory session of the Fourth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) which opened in Quito, Ecuador on Sunday and ends Wednesday. Twenty Heads of Government from the 33 member regional block are scheduled to attend.…

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  • Photo of Engagements with major emerging world economies among matters for discussion as CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet

    Engagements with major emerging world economies among matters for discussion as CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet

    The Caribbean Community ( CARICOM’s) engagement with important third countries is among matters on a packed agenda of a Meeting of the Region’s Foreign Ministers in Saint Lucia, 20–22 May, 2015. This Eighteenth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) will also discuss modalities for selection of candidates for international organisations and matters related to the Region’s participation in…

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  • Photo of Press Release to Acknowledge the Twenty-First Anniversary of Initiating Diplomatic Relations between the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Republic of Cuba

    Press Release to Acknowledge the Twenty-First Anniversary of Initiating Diplomatic Relations between the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Republic of Cuba

    The Government of Antigua and Barbuda joins the Government of the Republic of Cuba in observing 21 years of strong socio-political relations between these two Caribbean neighbours… On the 6th day of April in 1994, the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Republic of Cuba formally established diplomatic relations with a view to cooperate on a wide range of mutual…

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  • Photo of How Latin America and the Caribbean is ending hunger

    How Latin America and the Caribbean is ending hunger

    BY RAÚL BENÍTEZ —This year marks a turning point in the global fight against hunger: 2015 is the deadline that world governments set to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and the goal of the World Food Summit, which seek to halve the percentage and total number of people suffering from hunger, respectively. Beginning in 2016, the world will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. In…

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  • FAO presents plan for eradicating hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Fight against hunger and poverty on the table at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit 27 January 2015, San José, Costa Rica – Today FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva presented a new regional Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication by 2025 during a summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)…

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