KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, It is estimated that the debt to GDP ratio of St. Vincent and the Grenadines may decrease to as low as 88%, now that all that CARICOM country’s remaining debt to PetroCaribe has been forgiven.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, April 26, 2022 ( source: Searchlight) - Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has announced that the Venezuelan Government has “written off” all of his country’s remaining PetroCaribe debt, amounting to some EC$189 million dollars.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 20, 2022 - Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d), Mark Phillips says the loss of correspondent banking; an increase of the unbanked and a disruption in the flow of remittance will pose serious threats to the economic and social stability of the Caribbean.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 11, 2022 - Demerara Waves - President Irfaan Ali on Friday announced that the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has decided on the financing and operational model for a regional passenger and cargo ferry service aimed at solving the decades-long sea transportation constraint that has dogged regional agriculture.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 2022 - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have adopted a Protocol which should create opportunities to further the principles, goals and objectives of the Community through Enhanced Cooperation.
CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Thursday, 24 March 2022 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to promote and seek support for its development priorities through partnerships with Latin American and other development partners.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 4, 2022 - CARICOM Heads of Government have adopted and opened for signature, the Protocol to Amend the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas Establishing the Caribbean Community and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy to allow Enhanced Cooperation among Member States and to address Related Issues.
AMBERGIS CAYE, Belize, March 2, 2022 - Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says In the wake of concerns by the Caribbean Private Sector Organisation (CPSO) about whether Guyana’s local content legislation is breaching CARICOM Single Market rules, Heads of Government have agreed to consider what the amount of local content should be and over what period.
BELMOPAN, Belize, March 1, 2022 - Outgoing Chair of CARICOM, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne, has called for a shifting of gears to close implementation gaps associated with the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).
BELMOPAN, Belize, March 1, 2022 - CARICOM Secretary General Carla Barnett says as CARICOM approaches its 50th anniversary milestone, the Regional organization should seize the CARICOM Private Sector Organisation’s “Twenty-five by 2025 Initiative,” which aims to reduce extra-regional agri-food imports by 25% by 2025, in response to a mandate given by the Heads of Government.