GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 5, 2021 - As CARICOM Heads of Government hold their annual meeting this week to review the state of the Caribbean Community, Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says the Region needs to design a post-pandemic recovery programme that will not only revive economies, but enhance resilience as well.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 5, 2021 - The Government of Guyana has reiterated its commitment to the Caribbean Community on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, the treaty Establishing the Caribbean Community. The following is a statement from President Irfaan Ali on the occasion of CARICOM Day, July 5, 2021.
MONTEGO BAY, July 4, 2021 - Having assumed office on July 1 as the new Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne will chair the 42nd Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government which begins tomorrow and will be held via teleconference. The meeting is scheduled to run from Monday, July 5 to Tuesday, July 6.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, July 4, 2021 - CARICOM Today - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is a regional integration process of 14 independent Member States and Montserrat which is still a British dependent territory. Collectively, the Community has a population of about 18.4 million people with a gross domestic product (GDP) per annum of an estimated US$90.1 billion.
MONTEGO BAY, July 4, 2021 - When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government hoild their 42nd Regular Meeting online on the 5-6 July they will have high on their agenda, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Region’s response to the pandemic.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados June 24, 2021 - , Minister in the Ministry Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle, believes the tourism sector has already begun to undergo diversification, and there is scope for more, as well as for better linkages with sectors like agriculture for stronger job-led growth.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 24, 2021 - A frank conversation on the world’s capacity to respond to COVID-19, particularly the global norms of public finance and how to measure an economy’s health, is needed.
HAVANA, Cuba, June 23, 2021 - The government of Cuba says the fierce financial persecution the island has suffered as a result of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade, has led to a decision by the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC) to announce the temporary suspension of cash deposits of U.S. dollars in the country’s bank branches.
CARICOM, June 22, 2021 - The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the United States Agency for International Development/Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission (USAID/ESC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen economic integration within the Caribbean.
Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) A high-level panel of government and business leaders will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Caribbean in the opening seminar of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 51st Annual Meeting. They will also examine policy imperatives for recovering from the impacts and the keys to building a Caribbean Region that is far more resilient to external shocks.