July 7, 2022

IFAD Vice President to meet Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and ministers in Rwanda 

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Investments in climate smart, small-scale agriculture in support of rural women and youth at centre of discussions Rome, 5 May 2022 – The Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Dominik Ziller, will meet with Edouard Ngirente, Prime Minister of the Republic of Rwanda, as well as other high-level government officials during a […]

QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN – APRIL 15, 2022

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“COVID-19 has been very destructive. Many people have lost their jobs and have little or no money available. The War in Ukraine has aggravated the situation as the price of fuel is increasing. Individual introspection is required … we have to draw on that inner light to fill the hearts of human beings with a […]

QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN – MARCH 29, 2022

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Prime Minister Mia MottleyCredit: Barbados Government Information Service If we are to produce global citizens with Bajan roots, we must open our hearts and open our doors. And it is against that backdrop that we took the decision to establish an Embassy here in Abu Dhabi, which will formally open tomorrow (Sunday, March 27). I […]

Chairman of the OECS Authority extends congratulations to Hon. Mia Mottley on Re-election as Prime Minister of Barbados

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Friday, January 21, 2022 — STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN OF THE OECS AUTHORITY PRIME MINISTER, DR. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE KEITH MITCHELL ON THE RE-ELECTION OF BARBADOS’ PRIME MINISTER. HON. MIA MOTTLEY On behalf of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, I extend hearty congratulations to Barbados’ Prime Minister, Honourable Mia Motley on her re-election for […]

Quotable Caribbean (Special Edition) – January 10, 2022

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“We admire the man, not just because of his colossal achievements, but also because of who he was: his strength of character; his willingness to stand up and be counted; and the way he plotted and navigated his life’s journey. The boy who moved from the tomato farm of Cat Island to become a waiter […]

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 […]

Jamaica: 2021 Christmas Day Message by the Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, ON, PC, MP

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Christmas is the most anticipated time of the year. It’s our Jamaican tradition to clean up, spruce up, and decorate our homes and communities, sometimes with a fresh coat of paint and some pepper light.  There is an increased buzz of activities, peaking in Grand Market; signaling the preparation for families coming together, gifts, good […]

Tension rising in Iraq after Assassination Attempt on Prime Minister

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From VOANews BAGHDAD —  The failed assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister at his residence on Sunday has raised tensions following last month’s parliamentary elections where the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers. Helicopters circled in the Baghdad skies throughout the day, while troops and patrols were reinforced on the streets and near the capital’s […]

Communiqué of the 9th Special Meeting of the OECS Authority

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From OECS Friday, October 29, 2021 — The 9th Special Meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority was convened virtually on Thursday, October 28, 2021 under the Chairmanship of The Right Honourable Dr. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada. This Special Meeting facilitated discussions with the European Union’s Executive Vice President, Frans Timmermans, […]

Communiqué of the Emergency Meeting of the OECS Authority [regarding volcano in Saint Vincent]

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Ruby Robinson Commission Services Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, April 12, 2021 — Approximately, three months following its first Emergency Meeting on the situation with the La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the OECS Authority, Chaired by the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister for the Commonwealth of Dominica, met in […]