CARICOM coordinates provision of essential COVID-19 supplies for Member States Amid global challenges by small states accessing COVID-19 essential medical supplies, CARICOM Member States have received a significant donation from the World Health Organisation, the Jack Ma Foundation and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The supplies, worth over US700,000, arrived just over a week ago […]

2020 New Year’s message from the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, QC MP prime minister of Barbados – Chairman of the Caribbean Community “People of the Caribbean Community, it is with a sense of immense pleasure, pride and humility that I greet you at the start of the new year, as the new Chairman of CARICOM. Across […]

The Caribbean Community {CARICOM) is saddened and concerned by the deepening of the crisis in Haiti which has paralysed the normal functioning of all sectors of the country and created a situation of extreme hardship for the people. The Community deplores the destruction of property and livelihoods, the deteriorating humanitarian situation and the increasing death […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, with the support of the European Union (EU), is working assiduously to address negative manifestations of masculinity that are attributed to Gender-based Violence in society. The EU’s support has allowed the CARICOM Secretariat to facilitate robust discussions which have interrogated gender stereotypes and inequalities in Jamaica, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago. The […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is giving new life to the Declaration of Paramaribo on the Future of Youth in CARICOM issued by Heads of Government in January 2010, and the Report of the CARICOM Commission on Youth Development of the same year. Both identified entrepreneurial development as a priority for countering youth unemployment and mitigating harmful behaviours such as […]

As Chairman of CARICOM, I am saddened by the early reports coming out of The Bahamas which are reminiscent of the severe devastation experienced by a number of CARICOM states just two years ago when Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit us. On behalf of the Community, I extend deepest condolences to all who have lost loved ones to this devastating storm.

PANCAP Learning Exchange promotes value of PrEP for prevention of HIV transmission The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, collaborated with The Bahamas Ministry of Health National AIDS Programme to coordinate a learning exchange that focused on […]

The role of The Caribbean Community has been identified as indispensable in maintaining consistent within the Region by one regional diplomat. The comments were directed to Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, by new envoy of Grenada to the Caribbean Community Ambassador Arley Salimbi Gill while submitting his letter of credence. In welcoming Mr Gill to the CARICOM […]

Heads of Government committed to delivering competitive transportation industry Heads of Government of CARICOM are committed to deliver a competitive transportation industry, and are looking for the right model that would be fiscally appropriate for the provision of air transportation services in the Region. The CARICOM Heads of Government had extensive discussions on regional transportation […]

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