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CARICOM | LaRocque laments dangers of Plastic pollution in the Caribbean

GEORGETOWN, JUNE 8, 2018 - CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has expressed concern at the data which shows that five trillion plastic bags are used each year and one million plastic bottles are bought each minute, giving pause to the CARICOM Region to focus on our ocean resources and the reality of plastic pollution in the Caribbean Sea.

CARICOM congratulates Mia Mottley, the new Barbados PM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana May 26, 2018 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Mia Mottley, the first ever woman to head a government in Barbados with Secretary general Irwin la Rocque saying he is looking forward to welcoming her at the grouping’s next summit to be held in Jamaica in July.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM congratulates Haiti’s president elect

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 5, CMC – Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise who was this week declared winner of the country’s November 20 presidential elections.
  • Published in CARICOM

Dominica national awards for CARICOM Secretary General and UWI Vice Chancellor

ROSEAU, Dominica, Oct 28, CMC – The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin La Rocque and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, are to be honoured by Dominica as the island celebrates its 38th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Thursday next week.
  • Published in CARICOM

Climatic events should spur renewable energy efforts says CARICOM SG

Greater Georgetown, Guyana, October 10, 2016 - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque on Monday said the recent climatic events that affected Haiti, The Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Cuba and the Dominican Republic emphasized the need to intensify efforts to maximise the Region’s renewable energy potential.
  • Published in Energy

CARICOM sympathises with Italy after earthquake

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug. 25, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended sympathy to the government and people of Italy following a deadly earthquake that shook sections of the country on Wednesday.
  • Published in CARICOM
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