CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque Makes Visit to Belize

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - October 22, 2012

Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque

By the Caribbean Journal staff

CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque began an offiicial to Belize on Monday, the Secretariat announced.

LaRocque’s visit included a courtesy call with Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow on Monday. The trip also includes a meeting with Foreign Trade Minister Erwin Contreras.

The Secretary General’s two-day visit to CARICOM’s only Central American member state will involve discussions with members of Belize’s private sector, youth representatives and the media.

LaRocque is additionally visiting the offices of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism.

Both agencies are headquartered in Belize.

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