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2013-07-09 12:24:22

Prime Minister Addresses Nation's Sociopolitical and Economic Reform MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Prime Minister, Vincente Ehate Tomi, discussed the nation's recent development programs at the 34(th) Summit of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) this weekend in Trinidad and Tobago. As Chairman-in-Office of the Summit of Heads of State and of Government of the ACP Group, the Prime Minister shared the Government's Action Plan...

2013-01-10 12:22:23

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada should step up efforts to wrap up a trade deal this year with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), according to a report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "A Canada-CARICOM "Trade-not-Aid" Strategy: Important and Achievable," author Phil Rourke says a Canada-CARICOM trade deal could serve as a model for agreements with other low- and middle-income countries. "Canada's aggressive trade negotiation strategy needs to close some deals and divert...

2012-10-23 15:24:19

MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) joined with the Americas Health Foundation, Policy Wisdom and global legal practice Squire Sanders to host a meeting of Caribbean Health Ministers along with industry stakeholders to discuss short-term needs and long-term public health plans for their region. The meeting served as a platform to raise awareness about the most significant healthcare needs in the region and explore options for collaborating on best...

2010-12-28 16:58:00

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Haiti and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) agreed to strengthen Haiti's institutional capacity by harnessing the full support from the Caribbean Community, the Diaspora and the Private Sector. The agreement was reached in consultation with the President of Haiti, H.E. Rene Preval, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and the CARICOM Special Representative, P.J. Patterson. Mr. Patterson travelled to Port-au-Prince on...

2008-07-14 09:00:36

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FIMA, Inc. (Pink Sheets: FIMA), an emerging diversified land development company, announced today that its subsidiary, Islandwide Development Corp. (IDC), has located and is in the process of vetting potential acquisitions in the Samana peninsula of the Dominican Republic. This part of the island has long been famous for sweeping expanses of sandy beaches, crystal clear waters with vibrant coral reefs, and coconut-covered mountains...

2008-07-02 15:00:33

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 2 July St John's, Antigua: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders Wednesday began their first full day of deliberations focusing on the tourism sector that has been a key contributor to their economies. Recent global developments, such as the rising cost of fuel and changes in schedules by US-based airlines to the Caribbean could undermine the viability of an industry that provides thousands of jobs for Caribbean...

2006-03-21 19:37:05

By Patricia Wilson NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - The United States and the Caribbean community needed to "close the breach" over Haiti and work to get more international help for the hemisphere's poorest country, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, meeting with CARICOM foreign ministers, hoped to encourage the 14-nation regional bloc to re-engage with Haiti after two years of fractious relations. Ties between the group and Washington also...