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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General arrives in Barbados for UNCTAD XV

    CARICOM Secretary-General arrives in Barbados for UNCTAD XV

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr Carla Barnett has arrived Barbados for UNCTAD XV – the fifteenth Session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development to be held from the 3-7 October, 2021. The Secretary-General was welcomed by Barbados Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Dr. Jerome X. Walcott and His Excellency Chad Blackman, Ambassador and Permanent Representative…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General holds wide ranging discussions with Japan’s Ambassador to CARICOM

    Secretary-General holds wide ranging discussions with Japan’s Ambassador to CARICOM

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Her Excellency Carla Barnett and Japanese Ambassador to CARICOM His Excellency Tatsuo Hirayama both praised the excellent relations between the two sides during a courtesy call by the Ambassador to the Secretary-General on Wednesday at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Georgetown, Guyana Headquarters. Discussions centred around Japanese assistance to the Community, and included climate change, disaster risk…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett on the occasion of Deputy Secretary of State of the United States Wendy Sherman’s Virtual Roundtable with the Caribbean Community

    Remarks by Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett on the occasion of Deputy Secretary of State of the United States Wendy Sherman’s Virtual Roundtable with the Caribbean Community

    Your Excellency, Wendy R. Sherman, Deputy Secretary of State of the United States; Honourable E.P. Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and International Trade of Antigua and Barbuda and Pro Tempore Chairman of COFCOR; Honourable Ministers of Foreign Affairs of CARICOM. Wendy R. Sherman Good afternoon. Deputy Secretary of State, the Community’s engagement with you is very welcome, especially…

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  • Photo of The region is stronger and better because of your service – President Ali tells outgoing CARICOM SG

    The region is stronger and better because of your service – President Ali tells outgoing CARICOM SG

    Office of the President, Georgetown, Guyana—(August 9, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon told outgoing CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque that the region is stronger due to his stewardship and strength of character. The Dominican, who has served two five-year terms, made a farewell courtesy visit to State House to meet with President Ali and Vice President Dr Bharrat…

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  • Photo of Remarks by the Secretary-General to High Level Meeting on Energy Financing

    Remarks by the Secretary-General to High Level Meeting on Energy Financing

    OPENING REMARKS BY THE Secretary-general of the Caribbean community, AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE at THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY FINANCING AMONG CARICOM MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENERGY, HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, BILATERAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE 27 MAY 2021 Your Excellency Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS and Co-Host of this High-Level Meeting; Honourable Brigadier…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG participates in Post-Disaster Recovery Roundtable

    CARICOM SG participates in Post-Disaster Recovery Roundtable

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Thursday joined the former United States President Mr Bill Clinton, some CARICOM leaders and other high-level officials for a Clinton Global Initiative Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery Private Roundtable. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque presenting to the Roundtable Former United States President Bill Clinton Prime Ministers Hon. Mia Mottley of Barbados,  Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit of…

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  • Photo of Remarks by the Secretary-General – Accreditation of new Ambassador of the Holy See to CARICOM

    Remarks by the Secretary-General – Accreditation of new Ambassador of the Holy See to CARICOM

    Your Excellency Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Holy See to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM); His Lordship the Right Reverend Francis Alleyne, O.S.B.,  Roman Catholic Bishop of Georgetown, Guyana; Reverend Father Luciano Labanca, Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission of the Apostolic Nunciature; Ambassador Colin Granderson, Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, and other Members of Staff of the…

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  • Photo of Panama stands ready for closer cooperation with CARICOM

    Panama stands ready for closer cooperation with CARICOM

    (Caribbean Community Secretariat) As Panama derives growth based on policies aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and oriented towards attracting foreign direct investment that provides resources and transfer of knowledge, it intends to be a cooperation provider country. According to the recently accredited first envoy of Panama to CARICOM, Her Excellency Soraya Cano Franco, Panama’s policies have facilitated growth of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General discusses stronger cooperation with Head of IICA

    CARICOM Secretary-General discusses stronger cooperation with Head of IICA

    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met with Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Manuel Otero, Thursday morning for discussions on strengthening cooperation. The meeting was one of the Secretary-General’s engagements during Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) which opened in Barbados, Wednesday night.

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  • Photo of Use collective strength to push SIDS priorities, CARICOM SG urges

    Use collective strength to push SIDS priorities, CARICOM SG urges

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is urging close collaboration between Caribbean Small Island and Low-lying Developing States (SIDS) and those in the Indian Ocean and Pacific States to achieve greater results when SIDS development priorities   come before a global forum next year  . The Secretary-General made the point during the Opening Ceremony for a meeting of Caribbean SIDS preparing  for…

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