Commitment To Regionalism Still Strong

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There is still a lot of enthusiasm for the regional integration movement among Member States and for implementing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this clear on Thursday as he responded to questions from the media about the effectiveness of the Heads of Government Conference and progress with the CSME. Mr. Stuart was speaking …

Prime Minister In Grenada For Summit

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is in Grenada for the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The annual summit gets under way today, CARICOM day, with an opening ceremony at the Grenada Trade Centre, beginning at 5:00 p.m. While in Grenada, Mr. Stuart and other regional leaders are expected to hold discussions …

PM Stuart To Attend CARICOM Meeting

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados on Monday, July 3, to attend the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at the Radisson Hotel in St. George’s, Grenada. The opening ceremony will be held on Tuesday, July 4, at the Grenada Trade Centre, and the conference will conclude on Thursday, July …

Jamaica’s CSME Official Given Update

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Barbados is doing its part to ensure that this country meets its obligations under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This was underscored recently by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Senator Darcy Boyce, as he met with Jamaica’s CARICOM Single Market and Economy Focal Point representative, Symone Betton-Nayo. Mrs. Betton-Nayo is in Barbados on a five-day official visit …

CSME Review By March 31

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CARICOM member countries have a deadline of March 31 to submit comments on the review of the various regimes of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The review shows the status of implementation, for each country, of the measures intended to bring the CSME into effect. In an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service at the end of …

CARICOM Chairman: Integration An Obligation

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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 …

PM Stuart To Attend Inter-Sessional Summit

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave the island tomorrow, Wednesday, February 15, to attend the Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Guyana, from February 16 to 17. Following the adoption of the Agenda, Heads of Government are expected to discuss a wide range of issues that are critical to the development of …

Full Discussion Needed On CSME

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart believes the time has come to have “full and frank discussions” on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Mr. Stuart, who is the Lead CARICOM Head with Responsibility for CSME, expressed this view recently during a meeting with several CARICOM officials, led by Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque, at Ilaro Court. The Prime Minister said: “We have …

CARICOM Single Market & Economy Workshop

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Several representatives from private and rural organisations now have a better understanding of how to make the most of the mechanisms under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is thanks to the staging of a one-day workshop on Wednesday by the CARICOM Secretariat and the European Union for Private Sector and Rural Communities on the CSME at the …