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  • CTU says CARICOM Single ICT Space “is a complex undertaking”

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 22, CMC – The Secretary General of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), Bernadette Lewis, says the establishment of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single ICT Space is a complex undertaking, which presents many challenges. But she believes these can be overcome through regional and institutional collaboration and cooperation. “It requires champions at the highest levels of governments…

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  • Photo of Regional Heads call for urgent meeting of COTED to address air transport issues

    Regional Heads call for urgent meeting of COTED to address air transport issues

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have called for an urgent meeting of the Council for Trade and Development (COTED), to address air transport issues in particular, those that affect the tourism sector. Making this announcement on Friday was CARICOM’s Chairman, President David Granger at a press conference to mark the conclusion of the 28th Inter-sessional Meeting of…

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  • Photo of COTED endorses regulatory system for medicines roadmap

    COTED endorses regulatory system for medicines roadmap

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers with responsibility for Trade have endorsed a roadmap for the implementation of the Caribbean Regulatory System for Medicines (CRS). The endorsement was made at the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) during its Forty-Third Meeting held last Thursday and Friday in Georgetown, Guyana. The CRS was tabled at the COTED given the Council’s mandate to…

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  • Photo of Work together to achieve bigger goal – Chair of COTED

    Work together to achieve bigger goal – Chair of COTED

    The time is ripe for the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) to “really bring economic trade and development to the Region” through public-private partnerships and strengthened institutional relationships within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). These were the views Her Excellency Sieglien Burleson, Minister of Trade and Industry of Suriname, and Chair of the Forty-Third Meeting of COTED, expressed on Thursday…

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  • Photo of Needed: Regional strategic plan for agriculture

    Needed: Regional strategic plan for agriculture

    While work has been done to articulate the vision for agriculture in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), a senior CARICOM Secretariat officials wants the Region to develop a regional strategic plan for agriculture. Mr. Joseph Cox, Assistant Secretary-General, Trade and Economic Integration at the CARICOM Secretariat stressed that the Region had to treat agriculture as a business and not as a…

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  • Photo of Special COTED to focus on agri investment, trade, help for Haiti

    Special COTED to focus on agri investment, trade, help for Haiti

    Technical officials in the agriculture sector on Tuesday morning began preparatory discussions ahead of the Special Ministerial Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in the Cayman Islands on Friday. The Ministerial Meeting is one of the key events of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) now underway in Grand Cayman under the theme ‘Investing in Food…

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  • Photo of Ministers endorse ICT Single Space roadmap

    Ministers endorse ICT Single Space roadmap

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Minsters of Information and Communications Technologies have endorsed the Roadmap for the Region’s Single ICT Space. The endorsement was made at a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development held in Barbados on Wednesday, 21 September, 2016. The Hon. Guy Joseph, Minister of Economic Development, Housing, Urban renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation of Saint…

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  • Photo of ICT Ministers meet in Barbados next week

    ICT Ministers meet in Barbados next week

    A Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technology will be held in Barbados on 21 September, 2016. The meeting will focus on the Draft Roadmap for the CARICOM Single ICT Space which is to be approved by Heads of Government. At their Regular Meeting in July in Georgetown, Guyana, the CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Effectively coordinate action to face global challenges – COTED Chair urges Community

    Effectively coordinate action to face global challenges – COTED Chair urges Community

    A redefinition of the national priorities “to fit CARICOM” so that the Regional integration movement could be more effective was necessary to respond to the challenges it currently faced, the Hon Alva Baptiste, Minister of External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation of Saint Lucia, said on Thursday. Minister Baptiste, who is chairing the Forty-Second Meeting of the Council for Trade…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General wants more sensitisation of border officials

    CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General wants more sensitisation of border officials

    More sensitisation needed to be done among Regional border officials on the rules and procedures for the treatment of nationals as they travelled throughout the Community, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, PhD., said Thursday. Delivering remarks Thursday morning at the Opening Ceremony of the Forty-Second Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), Amb. Soeknandan noted that the…

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