30th CARICOM Intersessional Communiqué

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Communiqué issued at the conclusion of the Thirtieth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community Frigate Bay, St Kitts and Nevis, 26-27 February 2019 The Thirtieth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Frigate Bay, St Kitts and Nevis 26-27, February 2019.  Prime Minister …

Prime Minister’s Statement On Venezuela

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Statement by the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Barbados, on the situation in Venezuela following a meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay. This week in Uruguay, CARICOM along with Mexico and Uruguay, settled the Montevideo Mechanism to try to bring about a peaceful resolution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. This mechanism must be owned by …

Barbados Working To Resolve Venezuela Situation

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Barbados’ commitment to working towards the peaceful resolution of the situation in Venezuela and in maintaining a Zone of Peace in the Caribbean was reaffirmed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley when she met separately with representatives of the Governments of the United States and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Prime Minister Mottley and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Dr. …

PM & CARICOM To Meet UN Secretary General

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is part of the CARICOM delegation which is meeting today with Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, and request assistance in resolving the issue. Ms. Mottley has been invited to participate in the meeting by Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the …

50 years Of Barbados & Venezuela Relations

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Barbados will continue to maintain friendly relations with Venezuela as both countries prepare to mark 50 years of diplomatic relations in 2019. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, made this assertion during a courtesy call by Chargé d’Affaires of Venezuela embassy here, Alvaro Sanchez Cordero, at his office on Culloden Road today. The Foreign Affairs …

Pledge Of Continued Cooperation With Venezuela

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The Government of Barbados has pledged to maintain cooperation with Venezuela on matters of mutual concern. Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, made this declaration at an event held to mark the 207th anniversary of the Independence of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, last night at the Horatio Cooke Complex, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael. Mrs. Husbands stated: …

Venezuelan Charge D’ Affaires Pays Farewell Call

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Venezuela’s Charge d’ Affaires, Francisco Perez, paid a farewell call recently on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, and the two officials discussed the achievement of enhanced bilateral relations. During the call at the Ministry, the envoy thanked Senator McClean and the staff of the Ministry for the assistance rendered to the Embassy during his three-year …

COFCOR Statement On Venezuela

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Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) gathered in Bridgetown, Barbados, at the Twentieth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) deliberated on the changes taking place in the international environment, as well as in their wider regional environment and on their implications for the coordinated foreign policy positioning of their countries. They reiterated the importance they …