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  • Photo of LIAT Shareholders Reach Agreement to Sell Three Planes

    LIAT Shareholders Reach Agreement to Sell Three Planes

    Caribbean News Service (CNS) — LIAT’s major shareholders have reached an agreement, which Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne said could see the airline flying again “in 60 to 90 days.” Prime Ministers Mia Mottley, Ralph Gonsalves and Gaston Browne (Photo via Barbados Today) The shareholders, which also include the governments of Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and…

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  • Photo of Press Release re: Ninth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, via Videoconference, 15 April 2020
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    Press Release re: Ninth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, via Videoconference, 15 April 2020

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) agreed on a way forward in the Community’s battle against the COVID-19 Pandemic at a Special Emergency Meeting on Wednesday via video conference. The Leaders received presentations from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and Archbishop Jason Gordon. Dr Joy St…

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  • Photo of ICAO President arrives ahead of aviation conference

    ICAO President arrives ahead of aviation conference

    (Department of Public Information) As Guyana prepares to host the 2018 meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on air transport, ICAO’s President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu has arrived prepared to put his full support behind Guyana in the conference. Speaking to the Department of Public Information (DPI) at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Dr. Aliu said the…

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  • Photo of United States, Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

    United States, Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

    (US Department of State Press Release)Today the United States and Belize signed a new Air Transport Agreement. This Open Skies Agreement expands the two countries’ already strong commercial and economic ties by facilitating greater air travel and commerce. It will benefit airlines, travelers, businesses, shippers, airports, and localities by permitting unrestricted reciprocal market access for passenger and all-cargo airlines to…

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  • Photo of 192 countries coming for ICAO Air Transport Meeting

    192 countries coming for ICAO Air Transport Meeting

    …Field says 16 hotels booked, Guyana all set GUYANA is all set to host for the first time the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Air Transport Meeting from November 21-23, 2018, with several large companies indicating sponsorship of the event. The conference will see discourse on maximising economic benefits of aviation, harmonising air transport regulatory framework, liberalisation of air cargo…

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  • Photo of Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

    Start with the Single Domestic Space for hassle free travel – PM Mottley

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Mottley, addressed the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government, which opened on 4 July in Montego Bay, Jamaica and reminded of the “purpose and passion” of the integration movement. Stating that the purpose and passion was the people, she cautioned that they, particularly the young ones, would not wait around…

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  • Photo of COMMUNIQUÉ – 29th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    COMMUNIQUÉ – 29th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

    The Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 26-27 February 2018.  The President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moïse, Chaired the proceedings.    Other Members of the Conference in attendance were Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis; Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Honourable…

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  • Photo of St. Vincent and the Grenadines signs new Multilateral Air Services Agreement

    St. Vincent and the Grenadines signs new Multilateral Air Services Agreement

    St. Vincent and the Grenadines signed on to the new CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) during the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government at the Marriot Hotel Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday. The Agreement expands the scope for airlines owned by CARICOM nationals to provide air services throughout the Community. It allows for no restriction on routes, capacity or…

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  • Photo of CARICOM to push for improved intra-regional travel

    CARICOM to push for improved intra-regional travel

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Monday said he hoped that regional leaders will sign off on an age-old Multilateral Air Services Agreement that seeks to pave the way for easier inter-regional travel. Ambassador LaRocque made the observation during a curtain-raiser press conference in Grenada, ahead of the opening on Tuesday of the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of…

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  • Photo of Turks and Caicos signs on to CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System

    Turks and Caicos signs on to CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Deputy premier and minister with responsibilities for the ministry of border control and employment, Sean Astwood, led a delegation from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to Bridgetown, Barbados, for the signing of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) with the United States. The signing took place between the US ambassador to Barbados, the…

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