• UN: Ebola No Threat Yet To The Caribbean – UN and specialized agencies must prevent Ebola spread

    Act now and avert a global public health emergency. That, in essence, was the urgent demand of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica, Guyana, Barbados and their Caribbean neighbors and the plea was made at the United Nations in New York at a time when the U.S. was seeking to tame rising domestic worries about the potential spread of the deadly…

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  • LIVE: CARICOM @ 69th UN General Assembly –  23 Sept – “National Action and Ambition Announcements” at Climate Change Summit

    This morning, several CARICOM Representatives present their “National Action and Ambition Announcements” at the Climate Change Summit at the UN Headquarters, New York Watch Plenary 1 LIVE Plenary 1 includes Guyana Haiti Grenada Full Speaker list Watch Plenary 2 LIVE Plenary 2 includes Trinidad & Tobago St. Kitts & Nevis Full Speaker list       Plenary 3 includes Barbados…

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  • CARICOM youth to benefit from regional after-school programme

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Young people in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will benefit from an after-school programme designed to use creative techniques to reduce at-risk behaviours, increase health-related awareness, impact educational aspirations, self-esteem and social connectedness among the youth in all CARICOM Member States.   Framed through a partnership among the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sub-regional Office…

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    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque deemed the Surinamese Youth programmes as a regional Best Practice. On the second day of his official visit to Suriname, the Secretary-General was brought up to date on the activities and plans of Surinamese youth and was particularly impressed by the exciting programmes outlined to…

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