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By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Four CARICOM leaders at NAM summit in Venezuela

MARGARITA ISLAND - Only four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders were among the kings, presidents and prime ministers of the 120-member Non Aligned Movement (NAM), which started its two-day summit in Margarita More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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9 CARICOM countries Canada just issued travel advisories on

TORONTO – The Canadian government yesterday updated its travel advisory for nine Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nations, among a list of countries across the world. And it’s the Zika virus that’s responsible. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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CARICOM to continue robust advocacy against de-risking

GEORGETOWN - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is advancing its efforts to address de-risking and its effects on the region and heads of government have taken the decision to approach the government of the United More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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CARICOM heads of government begin discussions in Guyana

GEORGETOWN - The plenary sessions of the 37th meeting of the conference of heads of government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) got underway in Georgetown, Guyana, on Tuesday morning. The heads of government More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Caribbean commits to fast-tracking HIV response, calls for international partnership

NEW YORK - The Caribbean has joined the community of nations in framing and endorsing the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS. The ambitious declaration was adopted at the United Nations General Assembly More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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‘Frank and cordial’ talks at CARICOM-UK Forum

FREEPORT - Foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the British foreign secretary ended two sessions of “frank and cordial” talks in Freeport, The Bahamas at the Ninth Caribbean-UK Forum. Co-chairs More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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CARICOM Secretary General says cost of crime and violence too high

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The social, psychological and economic cost of crime and violence in the region is too high, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says, and the More...

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By Edition On Saturday, February 27th, 2016
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss ties between islands and CARICOM

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - Ties with CARICOM, the Caribbean organization, will be discussed at the Kingdom level. This is stated in the report of the Kingdom Delegation activities in late September in New York during More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Regional leaders decide on measures to curb the spread of the Zika virus

PLACENCIA, Brazil – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have announced a series of actions that their countries will take to confront the Zika virus, including reducing taxes on imported supplies to be used More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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CARICOM must wage relentless campaign against threat to banking sector – PM Dean Barrow

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The threats to the Region’s banking sector via the trend of de-risking could have “cataclysmic ramifications” for the Caribbean, and a “relentless” campaign must be waged against it, More...