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Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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CARICOM urged to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela

In almost daily anti-government protests in the past five weeks, police in riot gear have used tear gas, rubber bullets and fire hoses to drive back protesters armed with stones and petrol bombs. BRIDGETOWN – More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Curacao election results reflect will of the people, says CARICOM observer mission

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) election observation team to Friday’s general elections in Curacao has reported favourably on the conduct of the poll, labelling it peaceful and orderly, and noting More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Former GECOM Chairman Surujbally leads CARICOM team to observe Curacao elections

WILLEMSTAD - Former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally, is in Curacao leading a small Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the General Elections More...

Lake Worth home powered by solar panels
By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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CARICOM’s Energy-Efficient Building Code could be tough sell

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states are in the process of formulating an energy efficiency building code for the region that would help reduce CO2 emissions, but implementation of the code may More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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CARICOM observer mission for Curaçao elections

GEORGETOWN, WILLEMSTAD – At the invitation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is mounting a small Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in Curaçao More...

Ambassador-Gail-Mathurin
By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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CARICOM considers how to keep market access in tact after Brexit

BRIDGETOWN  – CARICOM has reportedly narrowed down the options it intends to pursue to prevent a break in market access in the United Kingdom due to the UK’s planned exit from the European Union (EU). Director More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Stop the procrastination! Regional leaders told to press forward on fully implementing CSME

GEORGETOWN – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must expedite the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and stop procrastinating. That was the charge President of Guyana David More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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US, EU food standards major hurdle for Caribbean exporters

PORT OF SPAIN - As Caricom countries struggle to move away from their traditional reliance on a single industry or major crop in the face of growing economic uncertainty worldwide, they are finding it increasingly More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Caricom renews ties with Dutch Kingdom

GEORGETOWN -The Caribbean Community Caricom and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on Wednesday renewed a mechanism for diplomatic cooperation with the accreditation of a new envoy to Caricom, Jules Bijl. In a ceremony More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Crucial year for reform process, says CARICOM secretary general

GEORGETOWN - The thirty-ninth meeting of the Community Council of Ministers opened on Monday at the CARICOM headquarters in Guyana, under the chairmanship of Guyana’s vice president and minister for foreign affairs, More...