December 4, 2023

CTO congratulates CARICOM on 50th anniversary

Source: Caribbean Tourism Organization Contact: Heather Gibbs +1 (201) 861-2056 BARBADOS (July 4, 2023) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has extended well wishes to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. “In celebrating this significant milestone, we acknowledge the exceptional leadership of visionaries such as Errol Barrow, Forbes Burnham, Michael Manley, Eric […]

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – New York City raises flag to celebrate 50th anniversary of CARICOM [Kenneth Bryan, CTO Chairman speaks]

JUNE 15, 2023 New York City raises flag to celebrate CARICOM’s golden anniversary Kenneth Bryan, Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization and Minister of Tourism and Ports for the Cayman Islands New York City’s Caribbean American community came together in a show of strength and unity in downtown Manhattan today for a special flag-raising celebration […]

Stay in the Loop – 17 March 2023

From CARICOM Secretariat In this episode, Communications Officer at the CARICOM Secretariat, Mrs Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.  Highlights: 00:42 – St Kitts & Nevis reaffirms commitment to CARICOM.02:39 – New ambassador of Israel accredited to CARICOM.03:15 – New Ambassador of Lithuania accredited to CARICOM.03:58 – […]

St K&N: Ambassador Larry Vaughn’s Presentation of Credentials Address to CARICOM

Madame Secretary-General,Other Senior Staff of the CARICOM Secretariat,Media Representatives,Ladies and Gentlemen. I make this brief statement humbled by the call of country and honoured by the acceptance of the leadership of the Caribbean Community to serve as Plenipotentiary Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to CARICOM. I am thankful to Prime Minister Terrance Drew and […]

His Excellency Larry Vaughn Accredited as the new Ambassador for Saint Kitts and Nevis to CARICOM

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, March 14, 2023 [Press Secretary, PMO]: Mr. Larry Vaughan, Head of the Regional Integration and Diaspora Unit (RIDU) (Ag.) in Saint Kitts and Nevis, travelled to Guyana on Monday 13th March 2023 to present his Letter of Credentials to the CARICOM Secretariat. His Excellency Ambassador Larry Vaughan was accredited earlier today (Tuesday […]

Remarks by Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, at the Opening Ceremony of the 44th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the CARICOM

15-17 February 2023, Baha Mar Grand Hyatt, the Bahamas Thank you, Mr. Master of Ceremonies. I deem it an honor for me to deliver brief remarks at this the Forty-Fourth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in the beautiful city of Nassau, in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. […]

US proposes resettling Afghan refugees in CARICOM countries

By Bert Wilkinson The US government has asked some Caribbean Community nations to consider taking in dozens of Afghanistan refugee families under a special resettlement program and at least two are seriously considering it officials said here Thursday. Authorities in Guyana and Suriname, the two largest and most resource-rich territories in the 15-member regional bloc- have […]

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

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

“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

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 […]