July 1, 2022

Eastern Caribbean Trade and Legal Practitioners benefit from OECS – UWI Collaboration

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By Kyle Garnes Project Manager, ACP TradeCom II, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, December 6, 2021 —  Advancing trade in the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union is a priority for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. In this regard, a specially funded cohort of trade and legal practitioners from the OECS region will benefit from the introduction […]

Bevan Springer: QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN – JANUARY 7, 2022

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“As we enter this new year, challenges abound both within and outside the Community. But I am confident that with our collective ingenuity, the dynamism and promise of our integration, and our enduring Caribbean resilience our Caribbean civilization will prevail.” – John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize, and Chairman, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “Well-balanced precautionary and preventive […]

UWI Scientists make representation for CARICOM as the world meets for COP26

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 1, 2021—The Caribbean has a lot at stake as world leaders and technical experts meet for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. While the urgency of climate action is dire across the world, the livelihood of the Caribbean region continues to be threatened […]

Communiqué of the 70th Meeting of the OECS Authority

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Saturday, June 19, 2021 — The Seventieth Meeting of the OECS Authority was held virtually on June 18th 2021, under the Chairmanship of Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada. In honour of the Organisation’s 40th Anniversary, since the historic signing of the Treaty of Basseterre on June 18, 1981, the Opening Ceremony […]

CCRIF Scholarships for Academic Year 2021/22 open to Caribbean Nationals

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Call for Applications Now Open! Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Financing Facility (CCRIF SPC) is now inviting applications from citizens of CARICOM member countries and CCRIF member countries in the Caribbean for studies in areas such as disaster risk management (DRM), disaster risk financing, natural resources management, risk management, […]

CARICOM announces Guyana Solar Challenge Winners

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Georgetown, Guyana: Solar Head of State, a non-profit that helps world leaders become green by installing solar panels on government buildings, has announced the winners of the Guyana Solar Challenge, a competition that invited young people from across the country to create innovative communication projects and educate their communities about the benefits of renewable energy. The ceremony […]

CARICOM and Central American Fisheries Ministers solidify partnership

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Fisheries Ministers of CARICOM and Central America join forces to promote ocean-based economic growth and combat IUU fishing in the Caribbean BELIZE CITY, FRIDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2019 (CRFM)—After several hours of deliberation at their Second Joint Meeting held in Belize on Wednesday, 2 October 2019, Fisheries Ministers from Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries […]

Exports of essential oils from the Caribbean to Europe are increasing due to the boom in natural cosmetics

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Natural cosmetics are growing at an annual rate of 8-10% in the EU, increasing demand for natural ingredients like essential oils 50% of British consumers favour cosmetics made from natural ingredients, the highest figure in Europe In the past year, exports of essential oils from CARICOM to the EU have grown by 33% Caribbean companies […]

CARICOM considers imposing travel fee

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life CARICOM is considering attaching a fee to the airline and cruise ship tickets of tourists to help fund regional security institutions. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley made this disclosure during a press conference at the VIP Lounge at Piarco International Airport after his return from the […]

PM Harris congratulates Constables Griffin and Mickle for representing St. Kitts-Nevis and its police force very well at CARICOM meeting

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July 5th, 2019St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris took time out of his hectic schedule in Saint Lucia today, Friday, July 5th, 2019, to heartily congratulate Constable 515 Justin Griffin and Constable 732 Rudwell Mickle for representing the Federation – and its Police Force – […]