Tag Archives: CARICOM

CARICOM Youth Ambassador Program Inductees

Fifteen youths were inducted into the CARICOM Youth Ambassador Program at an Initiation Ceremony on Saturday at the Paradise Beach Hotel. The third cohort comprising fifteen individuals received their instruments, at the ceremony. In is address Minister of National Mobilization and Social Development Frederick Stephenson, complemented the new Inductees. He reminded them of the important… Continue Reading →

CARICOM Secretariat To Hold Merchandise Trade Statistics Workshop

In its continuing quest to train personnel and boost the profile of statistics in the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat will host a training workshop on merchandise trade statistics here later this month. According to Caribbean News Now, Statisticians from across the region will gather in Kingstown from January 26th to February 5th. The workshop… Continue Reading →

SVG Is The Only CARICOM Country That Has Improved Its Annual CPI Ranking

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has fallen five spots on Transparency International’s Annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranking, moving from 62 in 2013 to 67 in 2014. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the country is now ranked from 33 to 29, which is the highest jump for countries in the Caribbean Community. Denmark tops… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, will be the featured speaker at the CARICOM Development Fund’s fourth annual meeting .

Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, will be the featured speaker at the CARICOM Development Fund’s (CDF) fourth annual meeting of contributors and development partners to be held in Barbados on Thursday, September 18th. Also addressing the meeting will be chief executive officer of the CDF, Lorne McDonnough, who will present the Fund’s annual report for… Continue Reading →