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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the Establishment of the Haitian Presidential Council

    CARICOM Statement on the Establishment of the Haitian Presidential Council

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana) – The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcome the news today of the publication of the decree establishing the Transitional Presidential Council in Haiti. The establishment of the nine-member broad-based, politically inclusive Council signals the possibility of a new beginning for Haiti. CARICOM has supported Haiti, its sister nation, through the challenging…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and South Africa to formalise mode for structured talks

    CARICOM and South Africa to formalise mode for structured talks

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater, Georgetown, Guyana) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and South Africa have agreed to conduct more regular dialogue and have committed to formalising the mechanism to do so. This was one of the main action points emanating from a CARICOM-South Africa Ministerial Meeting held via video conference on 22 March 2024. CARCIOM also reaffirmed its commitment to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM seeks closer cooperation with Sweden in education and ICT

    CARICOM seeks closer cooperation with Sweden in education and ICT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is eager to deepen its cooperation with the Kingdom of Sweden in education and ICT. CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett underscored this interest while accrediting a new envoy from the Nordic country, His Excellency Andres Bengtcén. Ambassador Bengtcén presented his letters of credence to Dr. Barnett at the Community’s headquarters…

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  • Photo of Agreements on transitional governance in place following talks on Haiti in Jamaica

    Agreements on transitional governance in place following talks on Haiti in Jamaica

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana) – A commitment to a transitional governance arrangement in Haiti and the resignation of interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry were among the major outcomes, as CARICOM, international partners, and Haitian stakeholders concluded a High-Level Meeting on Haiti late Monday [11 March 2024] evening in New Kingston, Jamaica. Chairman of CARICOM, H.E. Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali…

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  • Photo of OUTCOME DECLARATION OF CARICOM, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS AND HAITIAN STAKEHOLDERS

    OUTCOME DECLARATION OF CARICOM, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS AND HAITIAN STAKEHOLDERS

    Today,[11 March 2024] CARICOM convened Haitian Stakeholders and the following international development partners:   Brazil, Canada, France, Mexico, United Nations and the United States of America to discuss the multidimensional crisis in Haiti.  This meeting followed a series of discussions over a period of time, including those facilitated by the Eminent Persons Group, which engaged a wide range of actors including…

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  • Photo of Statement on Haiti by Chair of CARICOM, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, on Friday 8 March 2024

    Statement on Haiti by Chair of CARICOM, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, on Friday 8 March 2024

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Friday, 8 March 2024:   CARICOM Chairman, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali gives an update in relation to ongoing efforts in working with the various stakeholders in Haiti to bring stability and normalcy back to the People and country of Haiti. “The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community remain engaged in deep discussions with…

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  • Photo of Statement on Haiti

    Statement on Haiti

    In spite of many, many meetings we have not yet been able to reach any form of consensus between the Government and the respective stakeholders in the Opposition, the private sector, civil society and religious organisations. The situation is complex with many moving parts It is compounded by the absence of key institutions functioning such as the Presidency and Parliament.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government Statement on the Situation in Haiti Following the Exchange with Key International Partners

    CARICOM Heads of Government Statement on the Situation in Haiti Following the Exchange with Key International Partners

    CARICOM Heads of Government, including Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, met with International Partners of Haiti including, Canada, France, the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Nations in a coordination meeting on the situation in Haiti in the context of the Security Council Resolution 2699. Haiti, as a sister nation of the Community was a key focus of…

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  • Photo of Statement on Multi-National Force to support Haiti

    Statement on Multi-National Force to support Haiti

    The Caribbean Community welcomes the decision taken by the Governments of The Bahamas and Jamaica to join Kenya to contribute to a multi-national force in the Republic of Haiti to assist that nation to counter its security challenges. The Caribbean Community hopes that the establishment of the multi-national force will be given full endorsement by the United Nations Security Council…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT ON HAITI – Forty-Fifth Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Trinidad and Tobago, 3-5 July 2023

    STATEMENT ON HAITI – Forty-Fifth Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Trinidad and Tobago, 3-5 July 2023

    Heads of Government deliberated over the complex crisis enveloping Haiti, and expressed their grave concern over the deep humanitarian, security and governance crises. In that regard, they noted the need for the immediate creation of a Humanitarian and Security Stabilization Corridor under the mandate of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution, and agreed to seek support from international partners…

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