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December 29, 2021

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines becomes first country in the Caribbean to authorizes Cuban COVID-19 vaccines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines becomes the first Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country that will be using the Cuban COVID-19 vaccine, Abdala.
December 29, 2021

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley calls general elections on January 19, 18 months early

According to Barbados Today, elections were not to be held until 2023, but Mottley says the country is divided after becoming a republic on November 30.
December 27, 2021

CARICOM mourns the death of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

In an official statement issued by the CARICOM Secretariat, the community said that it is "profoundly saddened" by Tutu's death.
December 24, 2021

CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla. N. Barnett reviews 2021 amidst COVID-19 onslaught in End of Year Message

Those words set the tone of her message which reviews the action CARICOM has taken during 2021.
December 9, 2021

Belize reiterates call for lifting the embargo as it commemorates CARICOM – Cuba Day

“The unilateral and illegal economic and financial embargo imposed on Cuba … continues to have a devastating impact on the country,” said the statement which added [...]
November 30, 2021

CARICOM congratulates Barbados on decision to become a republic

“This opens a new chapter in the country’s development. Barbadians can face the future with renewed pride as this transition closes the circle of independence,” said [...]
November 27, 2021

CARICOM Secretary General calls for comprehensive, inclusive approaches to end violence against women

According to a CARICOM press release, Dr. Barnett exhorted the people of the CARICOM to join in solidarity with the United Nations (UN) “Orange the World [...]
November 25, 2021

CARICOM mourns passing of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell: ‘A true stalwart of integration’

Dr. Barnett sent a message of “profound regret” to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves expressing condolences to the Government and People of St. Vincent and the [...]