November 15, 2018

Ja among 14 Caricom countries preparing projects to mobilise ‘green funds’

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From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) – Jamaica is among 14 Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states which will design multiple projects to mobilise resources from international sources that will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of agriculture, food systems and rural communities to change climate. The projects stem from a new fund created […]

Delegates assemble in St. Kitts-Nevis for CARIFORUM Council of Ministers meet

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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts–The United Kingdom’s (UK’s) withdrawal from the European Union (EU), also known as “Brexit,” is an emerging trade issue that is of paramount concern for the Caribbean region. Against this backdrop, a number of government ministers and delegates from Forum of the Caribbean Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States CARIFORUM countries […]

Caribbean: One and United, concludes Caricom

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By Aneli Ruiz Garcia Port of Prince, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) With the conviction that the Caribbean is only one and should unite to be strong, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) closed today the three/day Conference held in Haiti. President Jovenel Moise, chair pro tempore of the regional organization, affirmed the Caribbean is only one because […]

Caribbean ‘Needs Women’s Desk to combat gender violence’

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From teleSUR The Caribbean Women’s Association is also calling on individual governments to examine the economic impact of domestic violence across the Caribbean. The Caribbean Women’s Association (Cariwa) is calling on the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to reinstate its Women’s Desk in the wake of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Cariwa Vice-President Marilyn […]

Caricom-Cuba: Fifteen years working for common targets

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From Presna Latina Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) About to mark its 15th anniversary, the summits between Cuba and the Caribbean Community (Caricom) consolidate today as a unavoidable chartered course to structure a common agenda to achieve a new international and just order, solidarity, integration and trade. The sixth meeting of leaders of Cuba and […]

Young artists get passionate about renewable energy

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By Jewel Fraser From CARIBBEAN360 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday August 30, 2017 (IPS) – Conversations about renewable and sustainable energy don’t typically include artistic ideas on the subject. However, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) has chosen to engage the region’s youth in the conversation by inviting them to create artistic works on sustainable energy for […]

Jamaica: Trinidad government minister was searched but not by us

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From Caribbean News Service KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 05 2017 – Moving to head off a new quarrel with Trinidad and Tobago, the Jamaican foreign ministry yesterday insisted no Jamaican immigration, customs officials or Government security personnel conducted any search of a female Government minister from the Caribbean Community (Caricom) partner state at the Norman Manley […]

First Ladies want action

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From Trinidad Express GEORGETOWN The First Ladies and Spouses of Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders are urging support for their initiative which focuses on the reduction of teenage pregnancy, cervical cancer, violence against women and children, and the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the Caribbean. The women, including Reema Carmona, wife of Trinidad and […]

Caribbean integration in times of Trump

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From Curacao Chronicle GEORGETOWN – Caribbean leaders analyze with worry here this week, the political and economic impact and the regional scenario after the assumption, last January 20, of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The leaders of the 15 member nations of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) who last month attended in Dominican […]

Caribbean integration in times of Trump

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By Jorge Luna, Special Envoy Georgetown, Frpm Presna Latina (Prensa Latina) Caribbean leaders analyze with worry here this week, the political and economic impact and the regional scenario after the assumption, last January 20, of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The leaders of the 15 member nations of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) […]