June 21, 2021

Communiqué issued at the conclusion of the Thirty-ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

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The Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Montego Bay, Jamaica, 4-6 July, 2018. The Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, chaired the proceedings. Other Members of the Conference in attendance were: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne; […]

Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, addresses the Joint High Level Segment at COP23

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 — Statement by Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, at the Joint High Level Segment (6th Meeting of the COP and 6th Meeting of the CMP, 12th Meeting of the CMA) on Thursday 16 November, 2017 in Bonn, Germany: Today, Dominica stands on the front line…of […]

Combating climate change: the OECS an official partner of COP 23

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Caribbean Community for Climate Change Coalition (5Cs) and the United Nations Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) have partnered to represent the region at the COP 23. Public stakeholders, representatives of governments along with the private sector gathered this year to focus on […]

Caribbean nations declare support for biodiversity mainstreaming efforts

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From Caribbean News Service MONTREAL, Apr 14 2016 – In anticipation of the discussions to take place at the 13th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP 13) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) later this year, Latin American and Caribbean Ministers of Environment have adopted a decision to enhance implementation of the Convention and its […]

ECLAC side event at COP21 to advocate Caribbean debt relief

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The possibilities for integrating the twin imperatives of pursuing climate resilience and debt reduction with a proposal for debt for climate adaptation swaps, will be considered at a side event to be held during the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP21). Hosted by the Economic Commission for Latin America […]

2015 Begins with urgency to save the Caribbean from climate change

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Huntington News If ever there was a time and an issue for the countries of the Caribbean to speak with one voice and at a high level, both the time and the issue have arrived. The issue is the global average temperature arising from climate change which is now scientifically […]

Trinidad government mum on video allegedly portraying official with drugs, women

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By Peter Richards From Caribbean360 PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday May 22, 2014, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday said it would not comment on a video aired on television here showing a man who looks like a Government minister partying with marijuana and women in a hotel room. “The Government sees this as nothing […]