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PRESS RELEASE ILO News | 17 Aug 2015     Over the next two weeks, representatives from employers’ and workers’ organizations in Haiti, Jamaica, Belize, and Bahamas will have the opportunity to share their views, experiences and aspirations on social and economic policy development, during a series of National Bipartite […]

CARIFORUM Access For Caribbean Employers’ And Workers’ Groups


Mr David Massiah President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL)
  Basseterre, St. Kitts, Projects focusing on skilled labourers and ways to strengthening the collaboration between tripartite partners – government, employers and employees – were some of the outcomes of a national bipartite meeting on Thursday (July 16). Social and economic policy development discussed The one-day session between representatives from […]

Workers And Employers Agree To Collaborate More


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        Press Release     22 December 2014PORT OF SPAIN –   Chargé d’ Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago, Ms. Daniela Tramacere, on behalf of H.E. Ambassador Robert Kopecký, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and […]

EU and ILO to support CARIFORUM Labour, Private Sector and ...



Ambassador Mikael Barfod, Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
By Mikael Barfod, EU Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean It has been five years since CARIFORUM1 and European Union (EU) member states came together in Barbados on 15 October 2008 to officially sign a trade and development agreement that would alter the way both regions do business together […]

EPA – Five Years Later!


By Sir Ronald Sanders Earnings and employment generated by the rum industry in 14 CARICOM countries and the Dominican Republic (collectively CARIFORUM) are under siege and the entire industry could be severely diminished in a few years unless the governments of these countries take swift action. In previous commentaries, I […]

Rum Facing Devastating Double Whammy


CARICOM Headquarters
Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 29, 2012 (SKNIS): Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon have a clearer understanding of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) thanks to a series of activities designed by the St. Kitts-based EPA Implementation Unit of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

LOCALS TO BE UPDATED ON CARIFORUM-EU EPA OPPORTUNITIES



PRESS RELEASE Three and a half years after the signing of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) the regional private sector has been urged to get on board, instead of passively standing on the sidelines. The admonition has come from Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the […]

Caribbean Export-EU Media Launch



In a few weeks time the President of the United States, Barack Obama, will attend the Summit of the Americas in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Since his inauguration, expectations have been rising about a new US relationship with the Caribbean. Sadly, there is in this a large measure of wishful thinking. While […]

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