September 24, 2020

GCF Caribbean Private Sector Engagement Workshop

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CARICOM countries highlight medium, small and microenterprises (MSMEs) as key pathways for driving climate action in the Caribbean Port of Spain, April 8, 2019 – Medium, small and microenterprises (MSMEs) comprise the majority of businesses in the region and must be recognised as key pathways towards achieving climate resilient, inclusive and environmentally sustainable economies in the […]

CARICOM body warns sale of Scotiabank could have anti-competitive effect

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CMC From Nation News PARAMARIBO –The Suriname-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Competition Commission (CCC) says the intended sale of Scotiabank’s assets in nine Caribbean countries could have anti-competitive effects in at least three CARICOM member states. “The Commission remains cognisant of the provisions of Article 175 of the RTC (Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas), and at this […]

CARICOM extends thoughts of hope and comfort to Ethiopians following deadly plane crash

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From CARICOM The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended condolences to the Government and people of Ethiopia for the loss of life from the crash of Ethiopian Airways Flight 302 on Sunday. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque shared the Community’s sadness in a message to Ethiopia’s Prime Minister HE Dr. Abiv Ahmed Ali. “Prime Minister, the […]

St. Kitts & Nevis PM Harris’ address at Thirtieth Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government

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It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all to the beautiful Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. I trust that while here you will find the time to enjoy not only the warm hospitality of our people, but also the amazing beauty of our country.  Our Country has become the home for many […]

Estonia’s President encourages CARICOM to provide secure digital identities for its people with the help of private-public partnership

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February 26th, 2019 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the current Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), is presiding over the 30th Inter-sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government.  The meeting is being held today (February 26th) and tomorrow at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino. The President of Estonia, Her Excellency Kersti […]

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

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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 […]

What will Brexit do for the Caribbean?

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By Lyndon Mukasa From The Voice Despite the insistence of Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain will seek new economic relationships after it leaves Europe this year, there are still major uncertainties about what this means for the Caribbean region AS THE UK marches closer to its departure from the EU on March 29, the […]

Guyanese American Chamber recommends extension of Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

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From South Florida Caribbean News SOUTH FLORIDA – The Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GCAA) wishes to draw to the attention of the  business community in the United States and Guyana the fact that theCaribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) will expire on September 30, 2020 and to urge the private sector at home and in the […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris and his delegation to Uruguay discuss in Montevideo the way forward on Venezuela

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The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, and members of his high-level delegation to Montevideo, Uruguay met with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, yesterday, Thursday, February 7th, 2019. The Caribbean delegation’s conversation with the EU’s Foreign […]

CARICOM – Mexico – Uruguay – led Conference on the situation in Venezuela to take place tomorrow, Thursday in Montevideo

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February 6th, 2019 The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his delegation touched down early Wednesday morning in Montevideo, Uruguay, where a CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led conference on the situation in Venezuela is set to take place tomorrow, Thursday, February 7th. […]