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  • St. Kitts-Nevis called for end to aviation taxes that could cripple vital tourism sector

    MONTREAL, Canada, CMC – St. Kitts-Nevis Wednesday urged the international community against imposing aviation taxes that would have a deleterious on the economy of the twin-island federation. Addressing the Plenary Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly here, Tourism and International Transport Minister Richard Skerrit said that in a search for environmental solutions,” we must be careful to…

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  • CARIBBEAN-TRANSPORTATION : Case study competition on road safety launched

    WASHINGTON, CMC – With the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the International Training Centre for Local Actors and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (CIFAL-UNITAR) have launched the first case study competition on road safety for universities in Latin America and the Caribbean. CIFAL-UNITAR has called for case studies to “promote the academic process of creating,…

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  • Photo of Thirty-fourth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM Transportation – a major area of focus

    Thirty-fourth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM Transportation – a major area of focus

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana –  There is a school of thought that a more positive and apt description of the group of States that form the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is one couched in language that infers connectedness rather than divisiveness by the Caribbean Sea. In other words, the characteristic of being connected by the Caribbean Sea lends to…

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  • COTED focuses on transportation

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Enhanced cooperation among regional airlines and the feasibility of providing a fast ferry service in the Community to boost transportation will be among the main topics Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers of Transport will consider on Wednesday in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Discussions will be held during a special meeting of the Council of…

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  • Photo of Sharp Focus On Transportation, Agri-tourism Linkages At Special COTED On Agriculture

    Sharp Focus On Transportation, Agri-tourism Linkages At Special COTED On Agriculture

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers of Agriculture wrapped up a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) Friday, recording movement on the linkages between agriculture and tourism and agreeing on the need for intensified action to address the transport of goods within the Region. The Special COTED Meeting on Agriculture was…

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  • ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY EDWIN W. CARRINGTON, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON THE OCCASION OF THE CERTIFICATION OF THE OGLE AIRSTRIP AND SIGNING OF PHASE II RUNWAY CONTRACT, 9 SEPTEMBER 2009, OGLE, EAST COAST DEMERARA, GUYANA

    It is really for me a great pleasure that I stand here this afternoon at Ogle International Airport. Those last three words have resonated with me for a long time and finally being able to say them is almost like music to my ears. The circle is almost complete from my vision expressed in 2003 which included the Secretariat Headquarters,…

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  • SPECIAL COTED TO DISCUSS TOURISM, TRANSPORTATION

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) A Special Meeting of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) will be held in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on 18 September 2008, to discuss Tourism and Transportation/Civil Aviation. The Twenty-Eighth Special COTED will be convened to fulfill a mandate given by the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community…

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  • TRANSPORT AND DOMESTIC AGRICULTURE SHOULD BE AMONG CSME PRIORITIES 2006-2011 : UWI PROFESSOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Professor Norman Girvan of the University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations, makes strong recommendations for the development of common policies for major sector priorities, in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), over the period 2006-2011. These include, Domestic Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism, Transport, Energy, and Information and Communication Technologies. Prof. Girvan,…

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  • TRANSPORT AND DOMESTIC AGRICULTURE SHOULD BE AMONG CSME PRIORITIES 2006-2011 : UWI PROFESSOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Professor Norman Girvan of the University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations, makes strong recommendations for the development of common policies for major sector priorities, in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), over the period 2006-2011. These include, Domestic Agriculture, Sustainable Tourism, Transport, Energy, and Information and Communication Technologies. Prof. Girvan,…

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  • CIVIL AVIATION EXECUTIVES CRAFTING TIGHTER AVIATION SECURITY MEASURES FOR THE REGION

    A critical meeting of Civil Aviation top executives from Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) began today at the Georgetown-Based CARICOM Secretariat, aimed at crafting a regional initiative to tighten aviation security across the Region. The Ninth Meeting of Technical Directors/Directors of Civil Aviation is convened against the background of the challenging events of 11 September, 2001, where for…

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