Remarks by Dr Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General, CARICOM on the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forty-Sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

Remarks by Dr Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General, CARICOM on the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forty-Sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM

It is a distinct pleasure to address you at this Opening Ceremony of the Forty-Sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). I am particularly pleased to welcome you to Georgetown, Guyana, the seat of the CARICOM Secretariat, the Headquarters of the Community, where we have enjoyed the […]

Commonwealth Secretary-General Joins CARICOM Heads of Government for Meeting in Guyana

Commonwealth Secretary-General Joins CARICOM Heads of Government for Meeting in Guyana

By CARICOM | February 26, 2024 A team from the Commonwealth Secretariat, led by the Secretary-General, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC, is in Guyana for the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government. This is part of a series of regional meetings that she is attending in preparation for the Commonwealth […]

CARICOM Development Fund Grants Support to the OECS Global Startup Hub

CARICOM Development Fund Grants Support to the OECS Global Startup Hub

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) for the 2024 cohort of the OECS Global Startup Hub. This partnership will create the opportunity for ten entrepreneurs who qualify to attend the  Draper University five-week Hero Training Program in Silicon Valley. As the […]

New Year Statement by the Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana

New Year Statement by the Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana

As the in-coming Chairman of CARICOM, I extend warm New Year’s greetings to all citizens across our beloved Caribbean Community. May 2024 be for all of us, a year of good remembrance. The last six months of 2023 saw CARICOM under the Chairmanship of the Honorable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica. […]

Remarks by Dr Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General, Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at the Opening Ceremony of the Fifty-Seventh Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), Georgetown, Guyana

Remarks by Dr Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General, Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at the Opening Ceremony of the Fifty-Seventh Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), Georgetown, Guyana

By caricom.org Honorable Rishma N. Kuldipsingh, Minister of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation of Suriname and Chairperson of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED); Other Honorable Ministers and Heads of Delegations; Representatives of Regional Institutions; Distinguished Delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen. On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I congratulate the Honorable Rishma […]

CARICOM: Happy 45TH Independence Anniversary Dominica

CARICOM:  Happy 45TH Independence Anniversary Dominica

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Dominica on its Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on Friday 3 November 2023. Secretary-General Dr Carla N Barnett sent a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of Dominica Hon Roosevelt Skerrit. “Honorable Prime Minister, It is my distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to extend […]

Sustainable Energy Forum to Attract Several Energy Stakeholders and Policymakers

Sustainable Energy Forum to Attract Several Energy Stakeholders and Policymakers

The eighth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF 8) to be held ,in Jamaica next month will prioritize ,sustainable energy’s pivotal role in powering transportation in the ,region. Powering Transport is the theme ,of the forum, which is hosted by ,the CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ,(CCREEE), with financial […]

Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy

Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy

By CARICOM Press The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) notes the decision of the Venezuelan National Assembly to conduct a popular referendum on defending Venezuela’s claim of the Essequibo. CARICOM further notes that two of the questions approved to be posed in the Referendum, if answered in the affirmative, would authorise the government of the Bolivarian Republic […]

Launch of Canada-CARICOM Strategic Partnership

Launch of Canada-CARICOM Strategic Partnership

Photos courtesy of CARICOM press INTRODUCTION Bound by an unwavering friendship, Canada and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) seek to formalize their vibrant and multi-faceted partnership, as natural hemispheric partners, with strong and lasting foundations built on deep people-to-people, historical and cultural ties, and mutual respect. Among the first to recognize the independence of CARICOM member […]

Canadian Institute welcomes Canada-CARICOM Summit

Canadian Institute welcomes Canada-CARICOM Summit

The Canada-Caribbean Institute welcomes the first Canada-CARICOM Summit to be held on Canadian soil from October 17 to 19, 2023. CARICOM-Canada reciprocal trade is at an all-time high, reaching $1.8 billion in 2022, while bilateral trade in services was $3.9 billion in 2021. As important trade and development partners, with more than two million Canadians […]

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