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CARICOM urges US to maintain duty-free market access

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 30, 2019 - CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has expressed CARICOM’s interest in the renewal of legislation for the extension of the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) and the WTO waiver beyond December 2019 to allow continued duty-free access to the US market.

CARICOM | Member States urged to adopt CDF Cohesion Policy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 29, 2019 - CARICOM Member States are being warned that they may not be able to benefit from the CARICOM Development Fund, CDF, if they fail to complete the long overdue national consultations, to enable the formulation and implementation of interventions designed to build economic esilience, sustainable economic growth and development.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM | Region's Trade Ministers urged to Expedite CSME Implementation

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 29, 2019 - CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has urged the Region's trade ministers to expedite the work of the Council for Trade and Economic Development, COTED, in order to further the development of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME)  within the time frame set by Heads of Government.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM leaders to discuss security matters in T&T Next Week

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad April 27, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago will host Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders for a one day high level security meeting, early next month to discuss a wide range of security matters within the 15-member regional integration movement.
  • Published in CARICOM

JAMAICA | Gov't explains vote for Guaido's nominee at OAS

KINGSTON, Jamaica April 14, 2019 - Jamaica's Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says the country's vote to accerpt accept a representative, designated by Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's representative to the OAS, was in his capacity as President of the National Assembly and not as interim President of Venezuela.
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