Remembering Haiti

January 12th, 2010, Haiti experienced a disastrous earthquake that claimed the lives of thousands of citizens. Today, we remember them and share the sadness of their surviving loved ones.

Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett welcomed US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Western Hemisphere) Daniel Erikson

On Tuesday, #CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett welcomed US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Western Hemisphere) Daniel Erikson to the #CARICOM Secretariat . During their meeting, they discussed regional security matters, climate change and the Department of Defense’s engagement in the Caribbean. Also present were Brigadier General Gregory Krane, Ms. Adrienne Galanek, Deputy Chief of …

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Condolence Message to Former Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago

CONDOLENCE MESSAGE The Caribbean Community is deeply saddened at the passing of The Hon. Basdeo Panday, Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, on 1 January 2024. The Hon Basdeo Panday held a multi-faceted career in service of his country, as politician, trade unionist and civil servant. He used his exceptional skill as a barrister …

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American actor, Daughters, Pilot killed after Plane Crash in Bequia

An American man and his two daughters have died after a small plane crash off the waters of Bequia in the Caribbean, according to local authorities. The crash occurred sometime after midday on Thursday, the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force said in a statement on social media. A small, one-engine aircraft headed to St. …

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Happy New Year from Caribbean News World

Happy New Year to everyone from the management and staff of Caribbean News World. Caribbean News World extends warm wishes to everyone throughout this new year. May all your wishes come true in 2024. Thanks to everyone who supported Caribbean News World over the years one way or the other. We wish you all the …

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Book Your Rooms at Bay Heights Escape, Saint Lucia

Bay Heights Escape. If you have traveled to Saint Lucia and did not visit Rodney Bay, you were not in Saint Lucia. Rodney Bay is high-end and is known as the entertainment capital of Saint Lucia. That is where you will find all the top-notch places. And guess what?! BAY HEIGHTS ESCAPE is located directly …

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Shan- Phill Training

“Training is not a business; It’s our passion.” Press play, In this fast pace of advanced technology, access to learning has gotten much easier! Professional tutors such as Shan-Phill Training can train you from the comfort of your home. What I love the most about Shan-Phill training is that they are very passionate about training. …

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CARICOM STATEMENT – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, 9 AUGUST 2023

Source: Caricom Today, CARICOM salutes our Indigenous Peoples, who are integral to our rich tapestry of cultures. Read full statement: https://caricom.org/caricom-statement-international-day…/

Statement On Multinational Force to Support Haiti

Source: Caricom The Caribbean Community welcomes the decision taken by the Governments of The Bahamas and Jamaica to join Kenya to contribute to a multi-national force in the Republic of Haiti to assist that nation to counter its security challenges. The Caribbean Community hopes that the establishment of the multi-national force will be given full …

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce smashes the meeting record

Source: Caricom Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce smashes the meeting record at the Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern Meeting with a phenomenal performance in her first 100m race of 2023! She effortlessly glides to victory, crossing the finish line in a blazing time of 10.82. Zoe Hobbs (NZL) puts up a strong challenge with a time of 11.08, securing second …

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The Countdown is on: Food for Lunch Webinar: Conversations on the 25 by 2025 CARICOM Food Security Initiative

Source: Caricom The Countdown is on: Food for Lunch Webinar: Conversations on the 25 by 2025 CARICOM Food Security Initiative July 21, 2023 12:30pm AST What does the 25 by 2025 mean to every Caribbean Citizen? https://uwi.zoom.us/…/tJwlcuGrrDgtHNeVtHzM94q3G_cNIqssNDz8 #25by2025#CARICOM#CARICOMAT50#FOODSECURITY

The OECS Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COM:ES) to consider a proposal

Source: OECS The OECS Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COM:ES) to consider a proposal for the establishment of a regional Project Readiness Mechanism to support the project development efforts of Member States on environmental sustainability and climate change, which can streamline engagement with Development Partners. Delegation of the European Union to Barbados and the …

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Addressing Food Security in the Caribbean

#HAPPENINGTOMORROW: Addressing Food Security in the Caribbean Wed 12th July 2023 7:00 PM EST/ 8:00 PM AST https://ow.ly/O6hg50P8IMI Join the conversation about Food Security in the Caribbean. #CARICOMAT50#VISION25by2025

Congressman Hakeem Jefferies Addressed Caribbean Leaders On Wednesday

Source: Caricom The top US diplomat, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Democratic Leader in the US House of Representatives, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries addressed Caribbean leaders on Wednesday. CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit called for US support to address some of the region’s most pressing challenges including energy security, food security, issues of …

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US Vice President Announces More Than $100M In New Assistance For Caribbean

Source: Caricom Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Hon. Philip Davis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, and United States Vice President Kamala Harris, on Thursday co-hosted the U.S-Caribbean Leaders Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas. The meeting follows previous engagements between the Vice President and Caribbean leaders in April 2022, at the June 2022 Summit of …

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New VACANCY

Source: New VACANCY: Consultancy to support the Community Safety and Security Branch and the National Police College of the JCF and UNFPA to organise the training package for the Training of Trainers in the police response to DV using existing materials Deadline: 25 May 2023 The consultant will support the Community Safety and Security Branch …

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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day 2023

Source: United Nations Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day 2023 Every two minutes, a woman dies giving birth. As the clock counts down another year, 287,000 more women will meet the same tragic fate.  Most of these deaths are preventable. They are not inevitable. They happen because health-care systems …

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7 Years Ago On This Date

Windies Cricket #OnThisDay in 2016, both West Indies Men & Women won the ICC T20 World Cup.

CWC 5-day Workweek Weather Forecast Graph For the ABC Islands For This Week (April 3rd to 7th, 2023)

Caribbean Weather Center * A more variable weather pattern is coming this week. The week will start somewhat windy with very locally a shower on Monday morning, but conditions will be mostly dry or dry through Wednesday. By Thursday, there is a possibility that a disturbance could develop just north of the Caribbean and cause …

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Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General held a bilateral meeting with the Honorable David Rutley

CARICOM: Caribbean Community On Tuesday 28th March, Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General held a bilateral meeting with the Honourable David Rutley, Parliamentary under Secretary of State for the Americas and the Caribbean of the United Kingdom at the CARICOM Secretariat. During the meeting they discussed climate change, development financing and the upcoming 11th Caribbean-UK Forum …

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The Caribbean Community (#CARICOM) joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 with the theme: DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.

Source: Caricom The Caribbean Community (#CARICOM) joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 with the theme: DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of #women across our region. Let us continue to support our women as we strive for gender …

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The Launch of the #CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme – Secondary Schools

Source: Caricom #SaveTheDate: The Launch of the #CARICOM Skilled Workers Programme – Secondary Schools Monday 6th March 2023 10:30 AM AST CARICOM Secretariat http://ow.ly/tG9g50N8CNr Join us Live on Facebook and YouTube #CARICOM#IAMCARICOM#CSME#SKILLS#WORKERS

#HappeningToday: CARICOM Digital Skills Taskforce Webinar Series: Education – Unlocking the Potential of Every Mind

Source: Caricom – Caribbean Communities #HappeningToday: CARICOM Digital Skills Taskforce Webinar Series: Education – Unlocking the Potential of Every Mind Thursday 2nd March 2023 12:00 PM AST This webinar will cover digital skills in the education system, addressing digital inequalities, and developing digital competencies. http://ow.ly/eWcM50N75WC

Phytopharmaceutical Expert Brendon Roberts on Cannabis and The Caribbean Governments

By Fabien Joseph Jr. I had a billion-dollar conversation for an hour with my good brethren from Vieille Case and former schoolmate Brendon Roberts who is now residing in Canada, as he educated me on cannabis and how the Canadian government has controlled the substance, and the benefits it brings in generating multi-millions of dollars …

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