Husbands: CARICHAM A Strong Lobby Group

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The newly formed Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) has the potential to shape how the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) will work. This is according to Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands. She was speaking at the launch of CARICHAM, a group comprising regional Chambers of Commerce, at Accra Beach Hotel and Spa on …

Ambassador Clarifies CSME Contingent Rights

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Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong, today dismissed as “propaganda”, claims that this island could suffer a social fallout as a result of the implementation of the Protocol of Contingent Rights. He was speaking during a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade on the outcome of the 30th Intersessional Meeting of the Heads of Government …

Future Of Multilateralism Under Threat

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The future of multilateralism is under threat if CARICOM nations don’t collaborate and effectively implement the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this assertion, as she addressed the plenary session of the 30th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Tuesday in Basseterre, St Kitts and …

Prime Minister: Contingent Rights Protocol Vital

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has stressed that Barbados will implement all the protocols under Contingent Rights as earmarked under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy. She made this disclosure as she addressed CARICOM Heads of Government at the just concluded 30th Intersessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in St Kitts and Nevis. She …

PM Mottley To Attend CARICOM Meeting

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(FP – Photo courtesy C. Jung) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a delegation to the Thirtieth Inter Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), from February 26 to 27, in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. Some 16 items are on the agenda for the two-day summit, which will take place at …

Preparatory Meeting Convened For CSME Summit

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley signalled her intention to be ready for her upcoming CARICOM summit on the CSME, by holding a preparatory meeting at the Cabinet Office yesterday. Prime Minister Mottley has lead responsibility for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy as part of the region’s quasi-Cabinet. She will lead a delegation to the Eighteenth Special Meeting of the …

Prime Minister Participates In Regional Meetings

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will take part in four overseas meetings over the next few days. Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30, Ms. Mottley will participate in a special meeting on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy with President of the Republic of Haiti, Jouvenel Moïse, in Port-Au-Prince. In addition, she will attend the University of the West Indies’ Finance and …

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, …