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A “Milestone” Year for CARICOM?

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says 2014 was a “milestone” year for the regional grouping. LaRocque pointed to the approval in July of the community’s first-ever Five …

Trade Jumps Between Caribbean, Brazil

 Above: São Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community has significantly increased in recent years, according to Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Lineu Pupo De Paula. Total trade between CARICOM and Brazil was $530,602 in …

LaRocque: ICT Is the New Frontier For Caribbean Integration

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Information and Communication Technology is the new frontier for regional integration in the Caribbean, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said in a speech Friday. The Secretary General, who was …

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 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Is it time for new tactics for CARICOM? As the Caribbean integration movement continues its search for traction, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque says the regional body is continuing …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque is calling on CARICOM Member States to make the Caribbean Court of Justice their final court of appeal, if they have not already done …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Forty years after its establishment, the Caribbean Community is the longest surviving integration grouping among developing countries, second only to the European Union, according to CARICOM Secretary General Irwin …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly continued his Guyana trip with a working meeting with CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque. The “very productive” meeting …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, a partnership between CARICOM, the United States and the Dominican Republic launched in 2009, is producing tangible results, according to CARICOM …

 CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque congratulated Trinidad and Tobago on the 50th anniversary of its independence on Friday. The following is the text of LaRocque’s statement: On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), it is my distinct pleasure to extend …