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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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  • Photo of Regional Heads call for urgent meeting of COTED to address air transport issues

    Regional Heads call for urgent meeting of COTED to address air transport issues

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have called for an urgent meeting of the Council for Trade and Development (COTED), to address air transport issues in particular, those that affect the tourism sector. Making this announcement on Friday was CARICOM’s Chairman, President David Granger at a press conference to mark the conclusion of the 28th Inter-sessional Meeting of…

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  • Photo of Guyana signs open skies agreements

    Guyana signs open skies agreements

    By Ray Chickrie   NASSAU, Bahamas — During the ninth annual International Civil Aviation (ICAN) 2016 conference, which was held in Nassau, Bahamas, from December 5-9, 2016, Guyana signed open skies agreements with the Dominican Republic, India and South Korea. The agreement with India will allow an unlimited number of flights to six airports in India: New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad,…

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  • Photo of Staying on track with global civil aviation developments – CCS

    Staying on track with global civil aviation developments – CCS

    As air transportation continues to be an important area of focus for the Region, the CARICOM Secretariat participated in the latest Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which establishes policy and reviews technical, economic and legal areas of the Organisation’s work. The Secretariat’s Adviser, Single Market, Sectoral Programme Ms Desiree Field-Ridley and Deputy Programme Manager, Transportation, Dr. Pauline…

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  • Photo of CDB approves funds for more climate resilient Caribbean transport sector

    CDB approves funds for more climate resilient Caribbean transport sector

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul. 28, CMC – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funds to address the high incidence of damage to the road infrastructure in Caribbean countries by natural hazard events and the potential for the loss of roads by rising sea levels. Through a technical assistance project, the Bank provide US$768,000 to fund a study on approaches for…

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  • Photo of More investment, fast-track modernization of regional ports needed, says CDB

    More investment, fast-track modernization of regional ports needed, says CDB

    A Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) sponsored study on maritime ports in the region is recommending a major overhaul in policies; significant increase in investments to fast-track modernization; more private sector leadership, and greater focus among the Bank’s Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) on improving efficiency. The study is also proposing that Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) countries examine and explore…

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  • Safety, security in Regional aviation to be harmonised- Guyana sets stage for robust sector

    Matters pertaining to security and safety in the aviation sector for the Caribbean Region are currently being discussed as the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System’s (CASSOS) Board of Directors holds its 17th Meeting in Georgetown, Guyana. CASSOS is the Region’s aviation oversight organisation. It is aimed at facilitating the growth and development of aviation through training, resource sharing,…

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  • Photo of Guyana to get regional help to meet global civil aviation standards

    Guyana to get regional help to meet global civil aviation standards

    Guyana is among several Caribbean countries expected to receive assistance from the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System (CASSOS) to help reach a year-end deadline set by the global aviation watchdog agency to meet certain conditions. Speaking with Demerara Waves Online News following the opening of the 17th CASSOS Board meeting at the Marriot Hotel, CASSOS Chairman Nari-Williams Singh…

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  • Photo of Regional Transportation Commission meets in Georgetown

    Regional Transportation Commission meets in Georgetown

    The Regional Transportation Commission (RTRC) met at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, on February 1, to continue its work towards the provision of adequate, efficient and safe transportation services at affordable cost to the people of the Community. In July 2013, conscious that transportation services delivered in CARICOM had to address the needs of the travelling public and intra-Regional…

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  • Photo of LIAT launches new routes with helicopter charter agreement

    LIAT launches new routes with helicopter charter agreement

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday January 7, 2016 – LIAT has entered into a bespoke charter agreement with the Antigua and Barbuda-based Caribbean Helicopters that will see the regional carrier launching new routes. Caribbean Helicopters will provide LIAT with charter flights into specific markets in the region. Mr David Evans, LIAT’s CEO Beginning January 22, Caribbean Helicopters will operate new services into Dominica…

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