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CARICOM Secretary General Meets With New Antigua Prime Minister

 Above: New Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque met this week with newly-elected Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The two sides’ …

CARICOM SG: “Change Is Underway”

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff The CARICOM Secretariat has begun the process of restructuring, according to Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. The reforms have already been instituted in corporate areas, human resource management, …

LaRocque: Haiti Has Taken “Rightful Place” in CARICOM

 Above: flags at the CARICOM summit in Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Caribbean Community officially began its summit of regional leadership here Monday, a moment CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque called “historic.” Haiti is hosting the …

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 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 …

 Above: the delegation’s meeting in Haiti (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly met Thursday with a delegation from the Caribbean Community led by Secretary General Irwin LaRocque. The working visit by CARICOM was aimed …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque has begun an official visit to South Korea. While in the country, LaRocque will attend the Second High-Level Forum on Korea-Caribbean Partnershipo, which will …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque and Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said he has been “assured” of Jamaica’s support for the Caribbean integration movement by Prime …

 Above: CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque will make an official visit to Jamaica on Wednesday. LaRocque will hold talks with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on the first …

 Above: Ambassador Yoshimasa Tezuka and SG Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Japanese Ambassador to CARICOM Yoshimasa Tezuka presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque this week, pledging to “do his best” to “provide …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is in Washington DC this week for a series of talks with international and hemispheric institutions, including the Inter-American Development Bank, …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM is not in any state of crisis, despite reports to the contrary, according to Guyanese President Donald Ramotar. While problems exist for CARICOM, they are not insurmountable, he said. …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary Genreal Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff Emphasizing the Caribbean Single Market and Economy is “relevant” but still a “work in progress,” according to CARICOM Secretary General Irwin Larocque. But the private sector …

 Above: Ambassador Robert Kopecky and Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque welcomed the European Union’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Robert Kopecky, in Georgetown yesterday. The European Union is “one of …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President Desi Bouterse has taken over as CARICOM Chairman, following the completed term of St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas as chairman. “By …

 Above: Suriname President Desi Bouterse (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname President and Incoming CARICOM Chairman Desi Bouterse met with Secretary General Irwin LaRocque in Surianme today as part of the latter’s two-day visit in the country. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque and US Ambassador to CARICOM Brent Hardt met yesterday in Georgetown for a series of talks on issues including trade, security and climate change. “The United States greatly values the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There is optimism on the regional integration movement within the Caribbean, but it may be time to prioritise the agenda, CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said in a speech to the 33rd Meeting of …

 Above: CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque touring the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in Barbados on Tuesday (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque called on the Caribbean’s youth to help move the integration effort …