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10-year-old captures First Prize in “Female Overall” category at 16th CARICOM Road Races – 5K Event

10-year-old captures First Prize in “Female Overall” category at 16th CARICOM Road Races – 5K Event

The 16th CARICOM Road Races commenced yesterday, 1 July, with a 5K event at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Ten (10) year-old Chennai Moore captured first prize for the “Female Overall” category, while Isaiah Alder won first prize in the “Male Overall” category. The CARICOM 10 K Race will be LIVE […]

UN SG in full solidarity with Jamaica on matters of global, national importance

UN SG in full solidarity with Jamaica on matters of global, national importance

(Jamaica Information Service Press Release) Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), His Excellency António Guterres, says the organisation stands in full solidarity with Jamaica on various matters of global and national importance. These include Jamaica’s leading role in mediating the situation in Haiti and how to involve the international community, climate change and the impact […]

Honouring Community:    André Bartley and the CARICOM 50th Anniversary logo

Honouring Community: André Bartley and the CARICOM 50th Anniversary logo

Jamaican creative Andre Bartley is elated that his artwork emerged as the winning entry in the CARICOM 50th Anniversary Logo Competition.   In addition to a monetary prize, Bartley’s logo design will brand all communication products and events to celebrate the anniversary.   Bartley explained he received the news while perusing emails for responses to job applications, […]

‘Food for lunch’ Discussion Whets Appetite for 25 x 2025 Initiative

‘Food for lunch’ Discussion Whets Appetite for 25 x 2025 Initiative

The Caribbean Community Secretariat has launched its ‘Food for Lunch‘ conversations that are aimed at highlighting the 25 by 2025 initiative through engagements with the wider community. The initiative aims to reduce the Region’s US$5B food import bill by 25 per cent by 2025 and is being piloted by President of Guyana, His Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, lead head […]

Technical Public Health Leaders Urged To Approach Violence As A Public Health Issue

Technical Public Health Leaders Urged To Approach Violence As A Public Health Issue

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown) The Directorate of Human and Social Development, CARICOM Secretariat, facilitated the Thirty-First Meeting of the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) yesterday, Tuesday, 25 April, in The Bahamas. In her opening remarks, Ms. Helen Royer, Director, Human and Social Development, CARICOM Secretariat, referred to the recently completed Regional Symposium on Violence as a […]

Fundamental objectives, principles of regional integration remain more valid than ever – CARICOM Secretary-General

Fundamental objectives, principles of regional integration remain more valid than ever – CARICOM Secretary-General

The regional and global environment has changed considerably since the signing of the original Treaty of Chaguaramas in 1973, and even since the Revised Treaty of 2001. However, the fundamental objectives and principles of regional integration remain more valid than ever. It is these objectives and principles that are underpinning the efforts of our Community […]

T&T Foreign Ministry officials meet teachers on CSME exchange programme

T&T Foreign Ministry officials meet teachers on CSME exchange programme

(Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago Press Release) On Thursday, 9 March, 2023, members of the CSME Unit, Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, met with teachers participating in the first installment of the CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme, the Secondary School Teacher Attachment Programme at Holy Faith Convent, Couva. […]

Remarks By Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General Of CARICOM On The Occasion Of The Launch Of The CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme

Remarks By Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General Of CARICOM On The Occasion Of The Launch Of The CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme

Remarks By Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General Of CARICOM On The Occasion Of The Launch Of The CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme, Monday 6 March 2023, CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana Your Excellency Malgorzata Wasilewska, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM; Your Excellency George Talbot, Plenipotentiary […]

Celebrating 30 years of the CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme: Get to know your CYAs!

Celebrating 30 years of the CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme: Get to know your CYAs!

The CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme (launched in 1993) will mark its Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary this year.  To celebrate, we will be highlighting the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) and their vision for positively transforming the Region. ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Esquire Henry Esquire is an energetic and charismatic leader soaring out of the island of Antigua and Barbuda. […]