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  • Photo of Statement by CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, on International Youth Day 2022

    Statement by CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, on International Youth Day 2022

    As the Lead Head for Community Development, Cultural Cooperation (including Culture, Gender, Youth, and Sport), and Industrial Policy, I feel compelled today, on International Youth Day 2022, to bring a message to my fellow CARICOM citizens. This year’s theme is “Inter-generational solidarity: Creating a world for all ages.” CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname I repeat Secretary General Guterres’…

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  • Photo of COMMUNIQUÉ  issued at the conclusion of the Forty Third Regular Meeting of the  Conference of Heads of  Government of the  Caribbean Community 3-5 July 2022

    COMMUNIQUÉ issued at the conclusion of the Forty Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community 3-5 July 2022

    The Forty-Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held from 3-5 July 2022.  Chair of the Conference, the President of Suriname, His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi presided over the proceedings. Other Members of the Conference in attendance were: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable Gaston Browne; Prime Minister of The…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Incoming Chairman, H.E. President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, at the Opening Ceremony for the 43rd CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, Suriname, 3 July 2022

    Remarks by Incoming Chairman, H.E. President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, at the Opening Ceremony for the 43rd CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, Suriname, 3 July 2022

    Distinguished Colleague HeadsSecretary-General of the United Nations, António GuterresSecretary-General of CARICOM, Carla BarnettSecretary-General of the OACPS, Georges Rebelo Pinto ChikotiSecretary General of the ACS, Rodolfo SabongeHeads of Regional InstitutionsSpouses of the headsDistinguished MinistersMembers of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps and Representatives of International OrganizationsDistinguished DelegatesPeople of the Caribbean CommunityLadies and Gentlemen Goedenavond, broeders en zusters uit het Caribisch gebied, Het…

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  • Photo of CARICOM joins Suriname’s celebration of its 46th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM joins Suriname’s celebration of its 46th Independence Anniversary

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated the Government and People of Suriname on the country’s Forty-Sixth Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on 25 November 2021. CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett, in a congratulatory message to the President of Suriname HE Chandrikapersad Santokhi noted that: “Suriname has made remarkable progress in those 46 years, which is the result of hard…

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  • Photo of Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Launching Paris – A CARICOM Moment of Ambition: Snapshots of Member States Nationally Determined Contributions

    Several Caribbean Community Member States showcased their ambitions to further address climate change at a CARICOM Moment of Ambition event held on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, on Friday 11 December 2020. Member States representatives presented highlights of their enhanced National Determined Contributions (NDCs) at the event hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat…

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  • Photo of Santokhi promises better life, because ‘this is our Suriname’

    Santokhi promises better life, because ‘this is our Suriname’

    (StarNiews) “This coalition has now been given the responsibility to rebuild the country. It will not be easy, without money, with weak government and sky-high debt. But as difficult as it will be, we are going to rebuild the country, because this is our Suriname. ” President Chan Santokhi promised the Surinamese people a better life in his inaugural speech.…

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  • Photo of SURINAME | Chan Santokhi sworn is as new president of Suriname

    SURINAME | Chan Santokhi sworn is as new president of Suriname

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname, July 16, 2020 – Suriname has a new president. He is 61-year-old Chandrikapersad Santokhi head of the VHP, Progressive Reform Party who was inaugurated as president on Thursday morning. He is supported by leader of the Abop party, Ronnie Brunswijk as vice president. Santokhi was congratulated and presented with the presidential sash by his predecessor Desi Bouterse, after…

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  • Photo of CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    The CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) with the generous support of the British High Commission, Port of Spain, answered the call to support the prison in Antigua and Barbuda by donating basic sanitation supplies to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitation supplies included infrared thermometers, as well as cleaning products such as disinfectant,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    In response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Suriname, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has fielded a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the general elections which will be held on Monday, 25 May 2020. The four-member Mission which arrived in Suriname on Monday, 18 May 2020 will be headed by Ms. Dora James, Supervisor of Elections of…

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  • Photo of Suriname reaffirms commitment to CARICOM

    Suriname reaffirms commitment to CARICOM

    The Republic of Suriname has reaffirmed its commitment to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) through a new ambassador who was accredited by the CARICOM Secretary-General on Wednesday 30 January 2020. The accreditation ceremony took place at the Georgetown, Guyana Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat. In accepting the Letter of Credence of Her Excellency Ms. Chairme Haakmat, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque…

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