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Prime Minister Hails Appointment Of New Secretary General

Dr. Carla Natalie Barnett has been appointed as the 8th CARICOM Secretary-General. Dr Barnett, a national of Belize, is the first woman and the first Belizean to be selected for the post. (CARICOM) The Caribbean Community has appointed its first female...

Fiscal Space Vital For Regional Economies To Survive

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott. (FP) Fiscal space for small island developing economies is crucial to the size and scale of the adaptation necessary to ensure their future existence. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign...

Call For More Dialogue & Assistance From U.S.

(Stock Photo) CARICOM’s Council of Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) has called on the United States of America (USA) to provide more financial and technical assistance, and to have open and frank dialogue on a number of issues. During a recent virtual...

Food Security Agenda Being Brought Forward

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have taken a critical decision with respect to food security and have set 2025 as the year when the region produces 25 per cent of its food. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley disclosed this during her address to the nation from...

CARICOM Summit To Examine Impact Of COVID-19

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a delegation to this year’s 32nd Inter-sessional Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community from February 24 to 25. (FP) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a delegation to this year’s Thirty-...

CARICOM’s Great Fight-Back In 2021

Statement from Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong, on CARICOM’s great fight-back. Our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) entered the new year of 2021 facing the greatest challenge in the organization’s 47 years of existence: namely, the COVID-19...

Barbados & CPSO Sign Headquarters Agreement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott displays the signed agreement during a virtual ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning. (C. Pitt/BGIS) Efforts to further strengthen the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME)...

CSME Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Caribbean nations and citizens need to embrace the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This was stressed by Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong, while speaking to the Barbados Government Information Service recently about the importance of the...

CARICOM Member States Need Better Financing Deals

Regional governments need to attract better investment opportunities for their citizens, if Caribbean countries are to survive the current financial crisis. Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong, made this clear recently, as he gave a synopsis of aspects...

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