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  • Photo of End of Year Statement by the Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves Prime Minister of  St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    End of Year Statement by the Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    This year we will be experiencing a Christmas Season like no other.  We may miss the joy of camaraderie, but it should however, serve to remind us of the spirit that is engendered from togetherness. That spirit of unity has been a cornerstone of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in 2020.  As the COVID-19 pandemic raged through the world this past…

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  • Photo of Regional Communicators Get a Booster as they Prepare to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Campaigns

    Regional Communicators Get a Booster as they Prepare to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Campaigns

    As the Caribbean prepares for the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine, communications and health promotion specialists from across the Region came together to hone their risk communication skills, so that they can effectively respond to people’s concerns, opinions, emotions and reactions.  Participants at the virtual meeting This, as the Regional Health Communication Network (RHCN), comprising of communicators from 26…

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  • Photo of Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    Seventh CARICOM-Cuba Summit: Secretary-General’s Opening Remarks

    The Seventh Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and Cuba was held via videoconference on Tuesday 8 December 2020. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque addressed the Summit’s Opening. Here are his Remarks: Your Excellency Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba; Dr. the…

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  • Photo of COTED endorses Made in CARICOM initiative

    COTED endorses Made in CARICOM initiative

    Trade ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have unanimously endorsed a proposal to develop a ‘Made in CARICOM’ promotional initiative which will capitalise on one of the opportunities presented by the pandemic. The endorsement came at a Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on the 26 and 27 November 2020, under the Chairmanship of the Hon.…

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  • Photo of World AIDS Day Message 2020 – CARICOM SG

    World AIDS Day Message 2020 – CARICOM SG

    Each year, December 1 is observed as World AIDS Day. The theme for this year is “Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility”.  On this day, we take time to reflect upon the global response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic by remembering the lives lost over the past four decades. We celebrate our achievements over the past years, and pledge to work…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Education Ministers reminded of sector’s importance in post COVID-19 recovery

    CARICOM Education Ministers reminded of sector’s importance in post COVID-19 recovery

    Caribbean Community Education Ministers were reminded of Education’s critical role in the post COVID-19 economic recovery, as the 25th Special Meeting of CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social and Development (COHSOD) opened Tuesday. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, remined the Meeting that there is no economic recovery and resilience without an education system designed to strengthen workforce capacity and innovation,…

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  • Photo of CARICAD’s Transition to Remote Work during COVID-19: NEWSLETTER

    CARICAD’s Transition to Remote Work during COVID-19: NEWSLETTER

    Extract: “Fortunately, CARICAD was able to pivot to remote work for all staff members using the remote policy that was already in place. The internal experience on remote work was compared with information available from other sources. “The analysis offered perspectives and discussion points that supported our full-blown remote work experience and operations when the government ordered the shutdown. As…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government to tackle pressing issues at Meeting on Thursday

    CARICOM Heads of Government to tackle pressing issues at Meeting on Thursday

    COVID-19 and its impact on the Caribbean Community will be among matters for consideration by  CARICOM Heads of Government when they meet via video-conference on Thursday 29 October 2020.  This Forty-first Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government is expected to examine the health, financial and economic development implications  of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The discussions will follow the Special Emergency…

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  • Photo of CARPHA Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response – VIDEO

    CARPHA Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response – VIDEO

    The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has released a video to highlight its frontline work in the Region’s fight against the COVID-19. The six-minute video titled: CARPHA – Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response, also includes testimonial on CARPHA’s role in its Member States, including from Heads of Government. CARPHA has been conducting COVID-19 laboratory tests for its Member States with…

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  • Photo of Summary Update on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries: CCS STATISTICS

    Summary Update on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries: CCS STATISTICS

    This one-page document provides a mid-week summary update on selected variables; mainly, confirmed cases; new cases; deaths; recoveries; active cases and tests conducted in all CARICOM Countries.  

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