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CARICOM | Colombia is willing to participate in CARIFESTA

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 12, 2019 - Colombia’s new Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Wednesday said her country will make every effort to participate in the Caribbean mega festival of arts: CARIFESTA XIV, scheduled for August 16-25 in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM | List of Countries Targeted for Reparations Expanded

KINGSTON, June 12, 2019 -  Vice-Chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Prof Verene Shepherd has revealed that the CRC was in the process of preparing a new round of letters of demand to be presented to additional countries identified as participants in the trafficking of enslaved Africans to the Caribbean.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM Chair bemoans the withdrawal of Corresponding in the Caribbeani

WASHINGTON, United States May 27, 2019 — The chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris, says one the biggest economic and financial challenges facing CARICOM countries "pertains to the practice by large global commercial banks to terminate their correspondent banking services or to offer these services at unconscionably high rates."

PANCAP promotes PrEP for prevention of HIV transmission

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, has collaborated with The Bahamas Ministry of Health National AIDS Programme to coordinate a learning exchange that focused on The Bahamas’s experience in the implementation of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • Published in Health

CARICOM and Colombia relations get a boost

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 17, 20-19 - The revival of the relationship between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Colombia was given a boost with discussions between CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Colombia’s Foreign Minister His Excellency Carlos Homes Trujillo Gracia on Thursday at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • Published in CARICOM
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