December 3, 2023

Vice President Kamala Harris revealed major partnerships with the Caribbean Community at the U.S.-Caribbean Leaders Meeting

Nassau, The Bahamas, June 8, 2023, (Press Secretary, PMOSKN) – Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris, and Prime Minister Hon. Philip Davis of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas co-hosted the U.S-Caribbean Leaders Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas on June 8, 2023. Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, […]

Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community on the situation in Haiti

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) 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 […]

Government of Chile offers Masters Scholarship in Development and International Cooperation

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — The Government of Chile, through its Chilean Agency for International Cooperation and Development, has announced the Horizontal Cooperation Scholarship Call for the Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation in Santiago, Chile from March 2020 to February 2022. All Member States of the Caribbean Community are invited to submit nominations of suitably […]

Caribbean Community of Retired Persons forms Chapters to support the elderly

By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights With over 50 per cent of Jamaica’s elderly (60 years and older) said to be either alone, single or widowed, the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) has been forming chapters islandwide to offer both social and emotional support. Founded in 2010 by Communications Consultant and Seniors Advocate, […]

Refugees posing problems for Trinidad, Guyana

From Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life As disposed Venezuelans continued to pour into neighboring Trinidad and Guyana, authorities in the two Caribbean Community countries are beefing up national systems to deal with the growing number of refugees seeking help with food, shelter, and medical treatment among other state services. The cabinet in Trinidad this week […]

Blacklisting, regional political unrest concerns as Bahamas goes to CARICOM meetings

From EyeWitness News NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert A. Minnis will lead a delegation to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in St Kitts, on February 26-27, 2019. Heads are expected to engage in several side meetings to advance diplomacy and bilateral agreements […]

Caribbean region may grow, but…

By George Alleyne From Caribbean Life A growth trend among most member countries of the Caribbean Community organisation, CARICOM, is projected to continue this year and strike an average two percent expansion of those economies. Grenada is set to lead the way in 2019 because of its increased activity construction, tourism, agriculture and private education […]

CARICOM fears worsening crisis

By Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life With the Venezuelan crisis worsening on its doorsteps, a small grouping of Caribbean Community leaders headed to the United States this week offering the services of the region as neutral mediator but nations like Trinidad and Guyana, which border Venezuela are not holding their breath for an immediate solution […]

Caribbean looks to protect its seafood from mercury

By Jewel Fraser From IPS PORT-OF-SPAIN, Nov 5 2018 (IPS) – Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on the region’s seafood chain. Trinidad […]

Cayman Islands, British Territories gain support for UK Constitutional Change

From teleSUR TV Supporters have described the United Kingdom’s management of overseas territories as being in “a bit of a muddle.” The Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean are gaining support for their goal of making a constitutional change in respect to how all British Overseas Territories are governed. Four members of the UK […]