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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The United States has withdrawn as an implementing country from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international effort to fight corruption in managing revenues from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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Dominica’s resilience inspires CARICOM

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is inspired by the example of fortitude and resilience the people of Dominica have shown in the face of adversity, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said Friday.

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Haitian President calls for innovation, investment in energy sector

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The 2017 edition of the CARICOM Energy Month (CEM) got off to an impressive start on Monday, 30 October, in Port au Prince, with His Excellency Jovenel Moïse, the President Haiti, participating in the opening session of a symposium. The event launched the CEM and brought together many of the ...

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‘Road safety is everyone’s business’ -Traffic Chief

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Traffic Chief, Dion Moore charged the public to practice road safety, “since it’s everyone’s business.” He made the call at the launch of Road Safety Month at the Ministry of Public Security, Brickdam.

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Strategic focus on energy, climate, disaster risk necessary – Energy Month launch hears

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The “vicious cycle” of severe climate impacts, high indebtedness and high fossil fuel import bills that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) faces, was on Monday highlighted to underscore the reality of the Region as it pursues sustainable energy.

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