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  • Photo of St. Kitts and Nevis accommodate students from hurricane devastated countries

    St. Kitts and Nevis accommodate students from hurricane devastated countries

    We committed as part of our excellent support to our neighbours to accommodate students whose education had become disrupted as a consequence of the ravages by the two Hurricanes.  I am advised that, so far, some 72 students of preschool, primary and secondary school age are being accommodated in our schools from 7 countries namely: Anguilla (15), BVI (24), Dominica…

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  • CARICOM launches online skills movement applications

    n what is being viewed as a major development for the region, CARICOM is today expected to start the implementation of an online system that will dramatically improve the applications for free movement of skills in the region. [CARICOM has launched an online application forum to allow citizens of the regions to move freely and work in any member states.]…

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  • Photo of Free Movement Sensitization for Labour Stakeholders

    Free Movement Sensitization for Labour Stakeholders

    Employers and workers organizations as well as other labour-related entities across the region are to become more aware of the free movement provisions of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is due to a series of free movement sensitization sessions by the CARICOM Secretariat which began earlier this year. The latest activity is set for Dominica and will…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Promotes Public Awareness of Free Movement

    CARICOM Promotes Public Awareness of Free Movement

    The CARICOM Secretariat is pressing ahead with its public education programme regarding the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). It will be hosting a series of three (3) public sensitisation sessions on the facilitation of travel within the CSME. The first of these will be held in Dominica on Friday, September 9 and a wide cross-section of the public is…

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  • Photo of Communiqué issued at the conclusion of The Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), 4-6 July 2016, Georgetown Guyana

    Communiqué issued at the conclusion of The Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), 4-6 July 2016, Georgetown Guyana

    The Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Georgetown, Guyana, on 4 – 6 July 2016.  The Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, chaired the proceedings.   Other members of the Conference in attendance were Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne; Prime Minister of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Free Movement Sensitization to target Employers and Employees

    CARICOM Free Movement Sensitization to target Employers and Employees

     The CARICOM Secretariat is hosting a two-day sensitization workshop on Free Movement within the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) starting Wednesday, March 23, 2016 in Trinidad and Tobago. The aim is to share information and increase awareness of the free movement regimes. The target groups for this activity are the private sector, employers’ organizations and trade unions in CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Free Movement of Labour workshop underway in Belize

    Free Movement of Labour workshop underway in Belize

    Belize City, 10th February, 2016 – Twenty Belizeans from the private sector, public sector and union representatives attended day one of a two-day workshop on the Free Movement of Labour in Belize City at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina. The workshop opened with four key speakers that highlighted the history, present progress and the benefits of the CSME.…

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  • Photo of Labour, employers, government in Guyana commend CSME Free Movement regimes

    Labour, employers, government in Guyana commend CSME Free Movement regimes

    Representatives of Guyana’s trade unions, employers and government are commending the Free Movement regimes within the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) as important contributors to the region’s development. The groups are part of a two day Free Movement sensitization workshop, which began Wednesday. “It is about people and peoples’ development, which is central to the Region’s development”, said  General…

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  • Photo of Minister plugs protection of vulnerable –at opening of two-day sensitisation on CSME

    Minister plugs protection of vulnerable –at opening of two-day sensitisation on CSME

    By Svetlana Marshall (Guyana Chronicle) “AS we envisage free movement of peoples, we must also address the fact that we need to protect the welfare of vulnerable groups such as non-unionised workers, workers with disabilities, youth and unskilled persons who may be exploited by unscrupulous employers,” Minister of Social Protection Volda Lawrence said yesterday as she addressed a CARICOM forum…

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  • Photo of Guyana’s Labour and Employers organisations sit together on regional free movement

    Guyana’s Labour and Employers organisations sit together on regional free movement

    Representatives of Guyana’s private sector, employers organisations and trade unions came together Wednesday for a two day sensitisation workshop on Free Movement within the CARICOM Single Market and Economy CSME. The workshop is expected to build awareness among the participants about the provisions of some key CSME regimes, including free movement of skills/labour and the facilitation of travel generally; the…

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