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CARICOM National Drug Observatories representatives will benefit from a regional seminar to be held today and tomorrow in Georgetown. The CARICOM Secretariat said in a statement yesterday that it has collaborated with the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) to strengthen the ...
NOT satisfied with his divisive politics at home, US president Donald Trump has embarked on a foreign intervention to demonstrate “solidarity” with his controversial Israeli colleague, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the expense of suffering Palestinians, 18 of whom were killed on Good Friday by ...

A few years ago then Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar raised regional eyebrows – and not for the first time – when she cautioned reporters at a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meeting in Jamaica that Trinidad and Tobago must not be regarded as the region's automated teller machine (ATM).
Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Caribbean Community National Drug Observatories representatives will benefit from a regional seminar April 4-5 in Georgetown, Guyana. The CARICOM Secretariat has collaborated with the Inter American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) to strengthen the ...
Chris Dehring, the tournament director of next year's ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean, has applauded the security and immigration initiatives agreed by the Prime Ministers of CARICOM, which will enable free movement of fans between the nine host nations plus Dominica. Speaking from the ...
Kingston, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) In efforts to build the Caribbean''s capacity in the delivery of the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)''s Green Engineering Syllabus, CXC will be hosting a three-day boot camp in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The boot camp scheduled for April 4-6 will see ...

We know that we can't speak for all of our fellow citizens, but we would like to publicly declare that one of the major things that we hold on to as sons and daughters of the Caribbean to give ourselves a feeling of pride, accomplishment and hope for the future, is our Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDEB) says it is providing US$750,000 for a programme aimed at assisting Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries strengthen intra-regional trade. It said Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Guyana, St Lucia, and ...
Earlier in March news broke that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was officially assessing the application of Curacao and Sint Maarten for associate membership. These two islands are separated by 900 km of water but they share a cultural heritage, central bank, and a view that within CARICOM a ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 23, 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved US$750,000 in funding for a programme that will assist the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with strengthening intra-regional trade. At least five countries – Antigua and ...
“We are collaborating with the airlines and they are collaborating with us. The revised Multilateral Agreement Services Agreement (MASA), which CARICOM heads talked about in Haiti, is about to be a reality. Persons will see that significant progress is being made…not fast enough. Intra-Caribbean tourism ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved USD$750,000 in funding for a programme that will assist the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with strengthening intra-regional trade. At least five countries – Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, ...
“We are collaborating with the airlines and they are collaborating with us. The revised Multilateral Agreement Services Agreement (MASA), which CARICOM heads talked about in Haiti, is about to be a reality. Persons will see that significant progress is being made…not fast enough. Intra-Caribbean tourism ...
HEALTH Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has endorsed a Caricom-led initiative aimed at reducing lifestyle diseases across the Caribbean through improved diets. The four-year project, dubbed 'Improving Household Nutrition Security and Public Health in Caricom', will feature coordinated interventions ...
Georgetown, Guyana – The Republic of Slovenia and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are moving to further deepen relations. New Ambassador of Slovenia to CARICOM H.E. Stanislav Vidovič, in a ceremony for the presentation of his credentials to Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque ...
Photo: Dave Reid Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), greets Senior Programme Officer with the International Development Research Centre in Canada, Dr. Zee Leung, during a workshop for the 'Improving Household Nutrition Security and Public Health in CARICOM' project at The ...
The Mission will prepare a full report for submission to the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), H.E. Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, which will include recommendations and suggestions for strengthening the electoral process in Antigua and Barbuda. The CARICOM Election ...

“The mission will prepare a full report for submission to Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) H.E. Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, which will include recommendations and suggestions for strengthening the electoral process in Antigua and Barbuda,” the preliminary statement said.
The Caribbean Community (Caricom) has established a mission to observe Antigua and Barbuda's general elections, which are scheduled to take place ... According to a release issued by Caricom Secretariat, the role of the Caricom Election Observation Mission (CEOM) “is to observe the electoral process ...
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – A 10 member Caribbean Community (Caricom) Electoral Mission (CEOM) has arrived here to monitor Wednesday's general election. The team, headed by the chief elections officer in Guyana, Keith Lowenfield, includes members from the Bahamas, Barbados; Jamaica, St Kitts ...
We have just witnessed another intersessional meeting of Caricom leaders in Haiti at which some prominence was given to the need for some measure of political control of cricket West Indies. Once again there has been concern as to whether the leaders have not been failing in their ability to advance the ...
By year end the CARICOM Secretariat will be hard at work getting the framework in place for the new strategic plan for the Caribbean Community. That's the word from Craig Beresford, Director of Strategic Management with the CARICOM Secretariat. He was speaking yesterday morning during the start of a ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Election Observer Mission (CEOM) has conducted initial assessments and has met with key stakeholders as the March 13 General Elections in Grenada draws near. The CEOM, led by Chief of Mission Ms Pauline Welsh, Director of ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 2, 2018 – The Government of Barbados has expressed concern that citizens of Haiti have to obtain visas in order to travel to some CARICOM member states, although it is a member of the regional integration movement. “Barbados has always thought that this was a ...
As such, we appeal to all Caricom heads of Government to recognise that the inherent dignity of our nations demand that we fully embrace the fundamental international law principles that underlie our Caribbean Community — principles that enjoin us to unite to defend a sister nation against an imperial ...
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has firmly rejected international intervention in Venezuela and said the 15 nations, which form the organization, would maintain its current relations with the South American country. The statements come following the end of CARICOM's 29th Inter-sessional meeting ...
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders began a two-day intersessional summit here yesterday amid concerns that the regional integration movement was being fractured by some countries not adhering to decisions taken “behind closed doors”. Grenada's Prime ...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island this morning to attend the 29th Inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Port-au-Prince Haiti. The Prime Minister will also use the inter-sessional to engage his colleague Heads of ...
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart travelled to Port-au Prince, Haiti yesterday to attend the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), being held in the French-speaking member state. The summit opens tomorrow at the Marriott ...
#PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The Bahamas' advance delegation to the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM heads of government arrived in Haiti Thursday afternoon. #The two-day Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) conclave will be held on Monday and Tuesday.
Shot and injured is Lionel Persaud, a senior official at Caricom. Police sources said the bandits carted off GY$264,000. He sustained a gunshot wound to his upper right foot. The Guyana Police Force did not disclose the name of the robbery victim, only describing him as a Deputy Programme Manager who ...
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has commended Saint Lucia for ensuring that issues related to sustainable development are placed at the forefront of the regional and international agenda. The commendation came in a congratulatory message to Saint ...
Caricom is a fine neo-colonial forum which celebrates the best of British and the African diasporas. The Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) is overtly economic, excludes brown nations, taps poor black Dutch, French nations and is woefully short on finance and managerial muscle. It reprises West ...
And so, one is forced to query why three of our Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states — Jamaica, St Lucia, and Guyana — would remove themselves from our collective regional umbrella and, instead, associate themselves with this “big power” campaign of subversion against a fellow developing ...
Caribbean Community (Caricom) states are being urged to loosen their chokehold on the concept of sovereignty and move now to fully embrace all tenets of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, specifically the Caribbean Single, Market and Economy (CSME). The call was made by Jamaica's former Prime Minister ...
The report of the Caricom Review Commission, chaired by former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has, at long last, been tabled in Parliament by ... relations within the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and CARIFORUM which is Caricom plus Spanish-speaking neighbour, the Dominican Republic.
Roderick Rainford, former secretary general of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) grouping, said yesterday he was pleased that many of the decisions taken by regional leaders to deepen the regional integration movement had not been implemented over the years. Speaking at the University of the West ...
Kingston, Feb 16.- Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness will assume the presidency of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, from July 1 to December 31, authorities reported today. The governor general of the island, Patrick Allen, made such an announcement on Thursday during his Throne Speech ...
The lack of transparency surrounding the finances of the CARICOM Secretariat has found its way into the “Golding Report,” which examines relations between Jamaica and CARICOM and CARIFORUM, with a call for the revamping of the institution's accountability procedures. The report was commissioned ...
The Cabinet is not in agreement with all elements of the Report of the Commission to Review Jamaica's Relations within the CARICOM and CARIFORUM ... to Holness in March 2017, points out, among other things, that Jamaica has recorded a sustained trade deficit with CARICOM over the last 20 years.
06 de febrero de 2018, 00:22Georgetown, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The detection of false and low-quality drugs in CARICOM states should be reported to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (Carpha), an official source stated today. For compliance with the indication, the countries should rely on the newly ...
Seven Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to benefit from a new multi-country strategy for technical cooperation in health through 2024. The strategy was signed between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts- Nevis, ...
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has praised the leadership of Dominican Dr Carissa Etienne, who ... CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said her re-election was as a result of her sterling performance during the first five years.
Last week, the Energy Chamber hosted another successful annual Energy Conference. The theme was “Maximising Value through Collaboration” and in attendance were industry and government representatives, executives and thought leaders from across the local and regional energy sectors and ...
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Regional Marijuana Commission, which was established to investigate the issue of marijuana use in the region, submitted a status report in preparation for the presentation of findings later this year. The 10-member commission submitted its report this week, noting ...
Why is it that I can never hear or see a coherent vision from our business leaders and politicians on CARICOM? It doesn't seem like there is anything within CARICOM to do anything useful. Nobody seem to know where they want CARICOM to go. It then makes me question yet again the usefulness of this ...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (Caricom) Regional Marijuana Commission established to investigate the issue of marijuana use in the region has submitted a status report, the Guyana-based Caricom Secretariat has announced. It said that the 10-member commission, ...
SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have indicated a willingness to work with China regarding the socio-economic development of the 15-member grouping. Foreign ministers of the nine CARICOM countries which recognise Beijing met with their Chinese counterpart, ...
Across the Caribbean the strongest view expressed about cannabis is that it ought to be decriminalised or legalised, says head of Caricom's Regional Commission on Marijuana, Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine. Speaking to reporters after a town meeting at Holy Trinity Activity Centre in New ...
The 2014 approval of the Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community 2015-2019 by CARICOM heads of government, marked a cross-road for the community. The document clearly articulated the need for a more results-focused approach to programme and project management, which would respond to ...


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