CARIFESTA XIII Host Agreement Signed

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has given the assurance that Barbados will not engage in excessive spending when it hosts CARIFESTA XIII next month. He made this assertion on Thursday after he signed an agreement to host the festival with CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, as the Thirty-eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community …

Call For Youth Envoys To Take Action

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The region’s CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) have been encouraged to put their plans into action. This advice was given by Dean of the CYA Corps, Charde Desir, who spoke to the CYAs from 13 CARICOM and Associate Member States during a Capacity Building Workshop held in Guyana, recently. During his address at the opening ceremony, Mr. Desir reminded the CYAs …

PM Stuart Holds Reparations Discussions

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

Strategies to further the region’s reparations agenda were the focus of discussion when Prime Minister Freundel Stuart met recently with Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; and CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. Mr. Stuart, who is the Chairman of the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Reparations for Native Genocide and Slavery, received a progress report on …

CARICOM Chairman: Integration An Obligation

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

President of Guyana and the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Brigadier David Granger. (FP) Integration is an obligation, not an option, for regional Governments. President of Guyana and the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Brigadier David Granger, issued this charge to the Heads of Government at the opening of the Twenty-Eighth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads …

Message For Caribbean Statistics Day 2016

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Message from the Secretary-General, Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin Larocque on the occasion of the Eighth observance of Caribbean Statistics Day, 15 October 2016. It is with great pleasure that I deliver this message on the occasion of Caribbean Statistics Day 2016. The significant role of Statistics in the development of the Community is well recognised. The performance of Member States with respect …