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CARICOM backs Guyana against Venezuela's border assertions

CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana - March 22, 2015 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed concern about recent assertions by Venezuela, in relation to its boundary dispute with Guyana, and has again expressed its hope for an early resolution of the controversy arising from Venezuela's contention that the 1899 Arbitral Award, which settled the boundary between the two countries, is null and void.

Kenny Anthony: CARICOM stalled in crossroad of indecision

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, March 11, 2015 (AMG) —While the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prepares to observe its 42nd year of existence, St. Lucian Prime Minister, Dr. Kenny Anthony, has expressed what he calls an increasing view that the development of the region is being held hostage by member countries not willing to commit.

Simpson-Miller wants action on plan for cultural industries

NASSAU,  Bahamas - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called for all the creative talents within the Caribbean Community to be unleashed in order to advance economic development in the Region. The Prime Minister made the call during her remarks at the 26th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government in Nassau, Bahamas.

Jamaica improves its trade balance with CARICOM

KINGSTON, February 7, 2015 - While Jamaica’s Trade deficit with the United States showed need for improvement, Jamaica's trade balance with the rest of  the region improved over the first ten months of  last year as imports fell and exports increased.

Paulwell represents Jamaica at CARICOM meeting on Energy

Georgetown, Guyana, February 4, 2015 - Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell is representing Jamaica at two Special Meetings of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in Georgetown, Guyana on Wednesday and Thursday which will focus on the establishment of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE).

US ‘Thanks’ to Caricom

IT IS quite a rarity for a major nation of the world to express thanks to a group of small states for influencing its foreign  policy in a positive direction. The significance becomes all the more greater  when such a development involves superpower USA and the bloc of small independent states happens  to be our own Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
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CARICOM Council of Ministers meet in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana January 19, 2015 — The 35th meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council of Ministers began in Guyana on Friday with delegates considering the revised implementation plan of the Five-Year Strategic Plan 2015-19 as part of the reform process of the 15-member regional integration movement.
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