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First Sexual Offences Court launched in Guyana

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The Supreme Court of Judicature, commonly known as the High Court, on Monday saw the opening of a Sexual Offences Court- a victim centred court which aims to diminish the upsurge in occurrences in sexual related offences.

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CARICOM eyes key outcomes from UN climate change talks

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Mitigating climate risks and building resilience against extreme weather events underpin key areas of focus for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) during the ongoing United Nations (UN) climate talks in Bonn, Germany.

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GPF welcomes 133 new ranks

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The manpower of the Guyana Police force (GPF) has been further strengthened in time for the Christmas season with the graduation of some 133 ranks from four recruit courses.

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CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association contributes to Barbuda and Dominica Hurricane Recovery efforts

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President of the CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association Mr. Timothy Odle on Friday presented cheques of EC$10,000 each to Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports and National Festivals Hon. E. P. Chet Greene and Dominica’s Director of Trade Mr. Matthan J. Walter to support the countries’ post hurricane ...

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More opportunities provided for private sector as CARICOM, Cuba expand duty-free market access

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba on Thursday signed the Second Protocol to an Agreement that will expand access to each other’s markets for goods.

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Seize opportunity to help hurricane-hit countries build back better – CARICOM Secretary-General

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States must seize the opportunity to help the countries that were devastated by the recent hurricanes to build back better and become the first climate-resilient nations in the world.

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U.S. withdraws from extractive industries anti-corruption effort

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The United States has withdrawn as an implementing country from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international effort to fight corruption in managing revenues from oil, gas and mineral extraction.

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Canada commits to CARICOM

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-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent Category Five Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

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CARICOM train-the-trainer initiative reaps results

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– CARICOM Border Officers (Immigration and Customs) host sessions on the Free Movement of People Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Border Officers (Immigration and Customs) are continuing training activities to ensure a common understanding of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). With a specific focus on the Free Movement of Persons, ...

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CARICOM Day at FIHAV 2017 attracts hundreds

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The Havana International Fair – FIHAV 2017 hosted a CARICOM day on the fourth day of the Expo. Patrons passing through the booth, especially Cubans, were very eager to sample the various foods and interact with the exhibitors.

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