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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government meet in emergency session Wednesday on Haiti

    CARICOM Heads of Government meet in emergency session Wednesday on Haiti

    The Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM will meet in an emergency Caucus on Wednesday 7 July to discuss the current situation in Haiti and the grouping’s response. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne, who is Chair of the Community, made the announcement early Wednesday afternoon. Prime Minister Browne issued a statement on the assassination of Haiti President…

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    Statement by the Caribbean Community on Haiti

    Heads of Government expressed their deep concern over the deteriorating political situation and the deepening public anxiety over citizen security in Haiti. They took note of the Report of the United Nations Secretary General of 11 February 2021 and of the comments therein on the political and governance issues. Heads of Government underlined the importance of respect for the rule…

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  • Photo of Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    Statement by the Caribbean Community on the Situation in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to monitor very closely, and views with deep concern, developments in Haiti. The Community urges all stakeholders to be guided by the Constitution, respect for the rule of law and the electoral process and in that regard is heartened by the fact that an electoral timetable has been set. The Community is also deeply anguished…

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  • Photo of Haiti receives US$7.45-M pay-out from CCRIF: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Haiti receives US$7.45-M pay-out from CCRIF: CARICOM BUSINESS

    CCRIF SPC on September 7, disbursed approximately US$7.2m to the Government of Haiti on its Excess Rainfall (XSR) parametric insurance policy following the passage of Tropical Cyclone Laura. According to CCRIF SPC, Haiti also received a pay-out of US$290,925 under the Aggregate Deductible Cover (ADC). The total insurance pay-outs to Haiti as a result of Laura fell within the 14-day…

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  • Photo of CARICOM to mount fact-finding mission to Haiti

    CARICOM to mount fact-finding mission to Haiti

    Even though the situation in Haiti is complex and there are a number of views on the way forward, it cannot continue without the intervention of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit stated on Wednesday, 19 February. Speaking at the news briefing following the conclusion of the 31st Inter-Sessional CARICOM Summit in St. Michael, Barbados, Prime Minister Skerrit…

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    CARICOM to mount fact finding mission to Haiti

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 19, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have agreed to send a fact finding mission to Haiti in a bid to finding a solution to the ongoing social and political unrest in the French-speaking CARICOM member country where opposition parties are demanding the removal of President Jovenel Moise. See also – CARICOM deeply concerned about political situation…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Haiti on 215th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM SG congratulates Haiti on 215th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended the Caribbean Community’s congratulations to Haiti on its Two Hundred and Fifteenth Anniversary of Independence, 1 January 2019, noting the continued significance of the occasion as a symbol of triumph over adversity. Ambassador LaRocque, in his congratulatory message to Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise also said the resilience, courage and determination of Haitians continue…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Special Rapporteur on Disability appointed

    CARICOM Special Rapporteur on Disability appointed

      The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appointed a Special Rapporteur on Disability, as it works towards an inclusive Region for persons with disabilities.  The Thirty-Fifth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) – Health, in September 2018, endorsed the recommendation that Senator Dr. Floyd Morris be appointed to the position, and “urged Ministries of Health to facilitate…

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  • Photo of CARICOM saddened by loss of life after earthquake in Haiti

    CARICOM saddened by loss of life after earthquake in Haiti

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply saddened by the loss of life following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Sunday 7 October, 2018. At least 15 people were killed and more than 300 were injured. In a message to Haiti President, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque extended condolences the families who lost loved ones. “The Community…

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  • Photo of What unites us is stronger than what could isolate and divide us – Outgoing Chairman tells 39th CARICOM Summit

    What unites us is stronger than what could isolate and divide us – Outgoing Chairman tells 39th CARICOM Summit

         (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    Each country working alone would not get the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) where it needs to be, outgoing Chairman, H.E Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti, warned his colleagues last evening in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 39th Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government, President Moïse…

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