Implementation of the Extended Article 164 Regime of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs wishes to advise members of the general public of the impending implementation of a CARICOM wide initiative to enable the growth and development of the Less Developed Countries of CARICOM. […]

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 […]

Regional Officials to attend CARICOM Forum on International Investment Agreements  Investment officials from CARICOM Member States will come together for the CARICOM Forum on International Investment Agreements from 30 September to 2 October 2019 in Barbados. They will examine reform of international investment agreements (IIAs) including investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). Recognising the importance the Caribbean […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has noted the significant progress St Kitts and Nevis has made, as the Member State marks its Thirty-Sixth Anniversary of Independence on  19 September 2019.    In a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said the […]

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.

Following a request made by the Government of Dominica jointly to the CARICOM Secretariat (CARICOM), the Commonwealth Secretariat and the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS), to assist in the country’s efforts with various aspects of electoral reform, the three organisations have agreed to partner in a Joint Special Mission to Dominica. […]

United Nations (UN), Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča on Tuesday 23 July 2019 lauded the multi-faceted cooperation between the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), noting “we can all be proud of the great achievements that it has yielded.” Mr Jenča highlighted the multi-agency UN-CARICOM cooperation in the “laudable initiative” to adopt […]

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 […]

Calls for more investment in statistics systems, focus on literacy Greater investment in statistics, and the infusion of statistics in schools to help to demystify the science and attract younger minds, were among the rallying calls at the Third High Level Advocacy Forum on Statistics. The Forum was held Friday 22 February 2019, at the […]

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