Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Tag: Caricom

CARICOM Seeks Answers to High Rate of Premature...

Road Town, BVI — Dr. Alafia Samuels, director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre, says heart and respiratory diseases, stroke, cancer and diabetes are significantly...

CARICOM to Spend $12M to Revitalize Guyana...

The Rebirth of the African Village Movement The Caribbean Development Fund (CARICOM) recently announced that it will invest $12 million into the revitalization of villages founded...

Marijuana Sales in The US Rise to...

LONDON, Aug 12 2016 – At the end of July eleven individuals received jail sentences in Havana of between 15 to 30 years for...

St. Lucia PM Believes CARICOM Needs Restructuring

PM Allen Chastanet believes that CARICOM is not doing enough and a change is needed in how CARICOM goes about its business. The new Prime...

Sir Hilary Beckles: “Caribbean Life Will Be...

One regional academic is warning that Britain’s separation from the European Union will impact the economies of Caribbean Community member states and is urging...

Barbados PM Reiterates Importance of Reparations in...

Bridgetown, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated that “the reparations issue is not based on a diplomacy of protest, but...

Trinidad and Jamaica Continue Dialogue Following Immigration...

Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have held further talks to discuss the recent decision by immigration personnel in the twin island republic to deny...

Barbados Official Urges Community to Take Proper...

Barbadians have been urged to manage the island’s marine environment to ensure the longevity of this “rich natural resource” for present and future generations....

Caribbean Moving Too Slowly on Renewable Resources,...

President of the Caribbean Development Bank Dr. Warren Smith is lamenting the Caribbean’s slow pace in shifting towards renewable energy. Delivering a lecture on the...

Cybersecurity  Experts, Government Officials Gather in St....

Commonwealth ministers, policymakers and cyber security experts are currently gathering in St. Lucia for a three-day meeting, March 16-18, to tackle rising cybercrime in...

Guyana to Discuss Its Border Dispute with...

In addition, President David Granger will travel to New York later this week for talks with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to push...

Incoming CARICOM Chairman Resolves to Continue Strengthening...

Dean Barrow, prime minister of Belize, assumed the six-month chairmanship of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) from January 1, 2016, succeeding Freundel Stuart, prime minister...

Jamaica Reiterates its Commitment to Deepening Relations...

Jamaica on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to working with Guyana on deepening relations between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries. “Jamaica stands ready to strengthen...

St. Lucia to Lead CARICOM Negotiations on...

Saint Lucia has been given the responsibility of leading Caribbean Community (CARICOM) negotiations at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations...

President Obama Meets with Caribbean Nations About...

US President Barack Obama underscored the impact of climate change on the world’s most vulnerable countries in a meeting with the heads of government...

Barbados Prime Minister Urges the Commonwealth to...

Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart has urged members of the Commonwealth to invest in Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states. Stuart, in an address on...

Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign and CARICOM Affairs...

Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign and CARICOM Affairs Minister Dennis Moses says it is the intention of the new Keith Rowley administration to adopt a...

Britain Compensated 46,000 Slave Owners But Will...

British Prime Minister David Cameron is headed to Jamaica, where he will discuss trade with the island nation and former British colony, and address...

CARICOM Wants Ground Monitoring System to Stop...

The Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, will ask the United Nations to install a ground monitoring system to ensure the Dominican Republic does not violate...

CARICOM Stands Firmly Behind Guyana in Border...

The chairman of a 15-member Caribbean trade block said over the weekend that he backs Guyana's government amid an escalating border dispute with neighboring...

Guyana President Looking to Accelerate Economic Developments...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- High on the agenda of Guyana’s newly-elected President David Granger and his soon-to-be-sworn in administration will be to accelerate infrastructural...