Statement By Chairman, CSME Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

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Today, the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on the CSME met and yesterday the Council of Finance ministers (COFAP) met. Prime Minister Browne chaired the COFAP meeting. With respect to the Single Market and Single Economy consultations at the sub-committee [level], we took some decisions today to recommend to the full conference of Heads [of Government] because our committee is a body …

CARICOM Heads Make Recommendations

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CARICOM Heads of Government have made a number of recommendations for consideration at the next Heads of Government conference, which they hope will make the business of living and working in the region much more viable for all. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley yesterday, as she made a statement at the conclusion of the caucus of …

Leaders Committed To Making A Difference

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Caribbean leaders are committed to making a difference in their people’s lives through implementing key measures relating to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this clear today, as she delivered opening remarks and chaired the Ninth Prime Ministerial Sub-committee Meeting on the CSME at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. She said: “We have, …

Region Must Collaborate To Attract Investment

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has called for greater cooperation and collaboration if Caribbean nations are to attract investment opportunities and be economically stable. Her comments came today as she delivered remarks at the opening of the Caribbean Community’s Sixth Special Meeting of the Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP), at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. She told those gathered: …

Barbados To Host CARICOM Meetings This Week

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Barbados will host two CARICOM meetings this week. They are the Sixth Special Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Finance and Planning (COFAP), and the Ninth Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The COFAP meeting will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, September 4, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and will be chaired by Prime Minister Gaston …

CSME Meeting To Address A Range Of Issues

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A number of issues will be on the agenda next week when CARICOM heads meet in Barbados for the Ninth Meeting of the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on the CARICOM Single Market and the Economy (CSME) on Wednesday, September 5. These were discussed during a national preparatory meeting with high-level Government officials chaired by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at the …

Prime Minister Mottley To Meet With CARICOM SG

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will continue to push for the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) this week, when she holds another round of talks with CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in Barbados. Discussions on Friday are expected to focus on the key CSME matters to be addressed at forthcoming meetings of the Council for …

Barbados Working To Implement CSME-Related Decisions

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Barbados has started its mobilisation campaign to implement decisions related to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), for which it has lead responsibility, as mandated by Heads of Government at the recently concluded 39th Regular Meeting in Jamaica. An important phase of this process got under way today, when Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley met with key stakeholders at …

PM Mottley To Attend First CARICOM Conference

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a delegation to this year’s Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from Wednesday, July 4, to Friday, July 6. As a newly elected leader, Ms. Mottley will also deliver one of the keynote addresses at the opening ceremony, which gets …

CARICOM SG: 2018 A Year Of Rebuilding & Growth

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Developing the world’s first climate resilient countries is a key focus for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for 2018 which promises to be a year of “rebuilding and growth,” CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said on Friday, January 12. He was at the time accrediting new ambassadors of Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to CARICOM at the Headquarters of …