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  • Photo of Statement from the Council of Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) on Cuba

    Statement from the Council of Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) on Cuba

    The Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) welcomes the decision of the Government of the United States of America (USA) to remove the Republic of Cuba from its list of states that are “not cooperating fully” in its fight against terrorism. COFCOR notes, however, that the Republic of Cuba remains on the US State Department’s list of countries that…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM, Cuba pledge to strengthen relations

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (right) accepts the Letter of Credence of His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, new Plenipotentiary Representative of Cuba to CARICOM Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, the new Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Cuba to CARICOM, pledged to strengthen even further the fraternal relations between CARICOM…

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  • Photo of DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE  SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    DECLARATION OF ST. MARY’S ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTH CARICOM-CUBA SUMMIT.  ST. MARY’S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, 8 DECEMBER 2017

    We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba, meeting in St. Mary’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on 8 December 2017, on the occasion of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit and in commemoration of the forty-fifth anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations among the independent states of CARICOM and Cuba and the fifteenth anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba…

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  • Photo of “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    “A Strong and Meaningful Relationship” –  SG at CARICOM-Cuba Summit

    I welcome you all to the Sixth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba.  I extend my special appreciation to Prime Minister Gaston Browne and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for assuming the responsibility of hosting the Summit at such a challenging period of time. Indeed our Region is going…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    CARICOM and Cuba Expand Duty-Free Market Access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba have signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the recent 45th Meeting of the Council for Trade and…

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  • Photo of More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba on Thursday signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, His Excellency Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba during the opening of the 45th Meeting of…

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  • Photo of Viva Fidel! A true friend of the Caribbean Community: CARICOM Chairman

    Viva Fidel! A true friend of the Caribbean Community: CARICOM Chairman

    STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY, PRIME MINISTER HON. ROOSEVELT SKERRIT OF DOMINICA,  ON THE DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply saddened by the death of His Excellency Fidel Castro Ruz, the former President of Cuba. During his more than 40 years at the helm of the Cuban Revolution, President Castro transformed his country through…

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  • Photo of Fidel Castro – a treasured friend of the Caribbean Community: CARICOM SG

    Fidel Castro – a treasured friend of the Caribbean Community: CARICOM SG

    Statement by CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on the passing of Fidel Castro Ruz: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque It is with deep sorrow that I have received the news of the death of His Excellency Fidel Castro Ruz, the former President of Cuba. President Castro’s commitment to assist developing countries through the sharing of his country’s skills and expertise,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM reiterates call for lifting embargo on Cuba

    CARICOM reiterates call for lifting embargo on Cuba

    While Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are pleased at the ongoing normalisation of relations between Cuba and the United States of America (USA), they are reiterating a call for lifting the Trade and Economic Embargo imposed by the US on the Spanish speaking Caribbean country. Addressing the media at a press briefing late last night, to apprise…

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  • Photo of Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 5, 2016 (SKNIS) – As the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to make strides in promoting human development through education, it has once again partnered with the Cuban Government, who has awarded students of the Federation the opportunity to pursue tertiary studies in Cuba.   The Cuban Embassy hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony…

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