May 20, 2022

Caribbean States call for technical support to conduct Marine Surveys

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Posted By St Vincent Times The request was originally made by the Caribbean and submitted to the FAO in 2017. The FAO however informed in 2018, that the Nansen research vessel was committed to working in Africa and the Bay of Bengal up to the end of 2021. The Minister emphasized, “It is now the […]

Caribbean States intensify fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Transnational Organized Crime, through the Blue Justice Initiative

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Belize City, Tuesday, 28 September 2021 (CRFM)— Caribbean Ministers responsible for Fisheries and Blue Economic Growth are scheduled to meet in conference on Monday, 4 October 2021, with representatives from the Government of Norway, the CARICOM Secretariat, and other regional and international development partners. The purpose of the conference, which will be convened virtually by […]

Caribbean States prepare to battle illegal fishing

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Belize City, Friday, 19 July 2019 (CRFM)— Eighteen border control officers from seven Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are currently undergoing a four-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados, and the British […]

Caribbean commitment to IMO standards to support the blue economy

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From Hellenic Shipping News Caribbean States and Territories have re-affirmed their commitment to implementing IMO standards for safe, secure and sustainable shipping. This is part of wider efforts to intensify investments and harness the full potential of the oceans, rivers and lakes to accelerate economic growth, create jobs and fight poverty. Ministers responsible for maritime […]

Caribbean women call for non-interference in Venezuela

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From Stabroek News By Danuta Radzik, Andaiye, Honor Ford-Smithand D. Alissa Trotz If you would like to support this statement, please add your name at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOaYK7DrMl1wTADDzWRqC9rSN34640noU-zOiMmZDxEhJLdA/viewform?usp=sf_link  We the undersigned  Call on all parties to guarantee that the Caribbean in all its diversity be actively promoted as a collective zone of peace in […]

Caribbean States share common values & interests with other ACP Countries

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By Reinhardt Jacobsen From IDN BRUSSELS (IDN) – As the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP) girds up its loins for talks on future relations with the European Union (EU) after the Cotonou Agreement expires in February 2020, the Caribbean Forum of the ACP States (CARIFORUM) has resolved that a new pact must […]

Caribbean States improve ability to prosecute fisheries cases

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Belize City, Wednesday, 25 October 2017 (CRFM)— Twenty border control officers from six Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) completed a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados and the British Royal Navy’s […]

The View from Europe: Has rail a future in the Caribbean?

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By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now Historically Caribbean railways existed to carry cane to factories, or raw sugar and molasses to ports. Later they were used to transport other agricultural crops, minerals, and, as urban populations grew, provided passenger services. However, the demise of sugar, high operating and maintenance costs, and improvements in road […]

Representatives of Caribbean cinema foster exchange in the region

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Written by PL From Cuba SI A meeting with representatives of the cinema from some 20 Caribbean countries began today here seeking to promote the work and goals of the Caribbean Traveling Film Screening (CTFS). According to organizers, the meeting also seeks to contextualize the work of the different coordination groups in an attempt to screen […]

Appointment of Council Chairman for The UWI Open Campus

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Press Release:- The Office of the Principal, Barbados. 02 May 2017. The Council of The University of the West Indies (UWI) approved the appointment of Ambassador Dr. June Soomer as the new Chairman of the Open Campus Council at their annual meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Barbados. Ambassador Soomer assumes this post after […]