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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday March 12, 2012 – Improvements are needed, but CARICOM is still very much alive. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made it clear that CARICOM was neither sick nor dead, just moments after returning from the 23rd intercessional meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM in Suriname over […]

Suggestions Put Forward to Improve CARICOM


PRESS RELEASE The Secretary-General said this Inter-Sessional Meeting, should be remembered as the “initiator of this era of change.” He said the change would be taking place within an environment of reform within the Community, its Organs, Bodies and Institutions and take into account the way the Community’s affairs were […]

Communiqué Issued By Caribbean Community (Caricom), at The Heads Of ...


by Sir Ronald Sanders A recent statement by the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin La Rocque, that the region has been “overly ambitious in its integration targets”, coming from the person who is expected to drive the regional integration process, is cause for disappointment. The Secretary-General said that […]

Ambition Without Action is FAILURE



The warning was given that without a “fundamental change”, CARICOM could expire slowly over the next few years as stakeholders begin to vote with their feet…”. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – A comprehensive report now in the possession of Heads of Government of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) […]

The Future of CARICOM Thrown Into Question


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, AUGUST 23RD 2011 (CUOPM) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is concerned about the loss of lives in Libya as Colonel Muammar Gaddafi government battles rebel forces seeking to end his more than four decades in power. CARICOM Chairman, the Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, who […]

CARICOM Chairman speaks on situation in Libya


Caribbean Journal Talked To Dr Girvan about his advice for new CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque Dr Norman Girvan, Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, is one of the foremost experts on Caribbean political economy. Girvan, who was formerly the Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States, […]

Norman Girvan on Irwin LaRocque and the Necessity of a ...



St. Kitts and Nevis’ CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) Ian Richards and Jihan Williams are back in the Federation, after engaging in frank discussions with four Heads of Government from member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) at the first ever Special Summit on Youth Development, in Suriname

CARICOM YOUTH AMBASSADORS (CYAS) RETURN RE-ENERGIZED BY HISTORIC SUMMIT