CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference

Secretary-General Calls for Cuts in Carbon Emissions, Greater Efforts to Build Resilience, amid Most Violent Hurricane Season on Record

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the High-Level Event on Hurricane Irma, in New York today: Thank you to everyone here for your solidarity with the millions of people across the Caribbean affected by Hurricane Irma.  I would like to express my deepest sympathies to those who lost…...

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Cayman Islands Premier delivers relief aid for Anguilla hurricane recovery

Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands, on Friday 15 September 2017 delivered 15,000 lbs of relief aid to assist Anguilla in its post hurricane recovery. Anguilla, an Associate Member of CARICOM was pummeled by one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, hurricane Irma, on Tuesday 5…...

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CARPHA Deploys Staff to Assist Hurricane-Devastated British Virgin Islands

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), as part of the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM) which is spearheaded by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA-CU), deployed a member of staff to assist the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in the post-Hurricane Irma Response. Irma,…...

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Devastated Barbuda – CARICOM Delegation continue asssessment

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Mr. Gaston Browne joined CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada, and Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on a tour of the hurricane ravaged island of Barbuda, Wednesday. Hurricane Irma destroyed or damaged more than 90 percent of Barbuda’s houses and the entire population…...

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Donors Conference among CARICOM’s Plans for Hurricane-damaged islands

CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada and Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque have stressed the Community’s commitment to the recovery effort in islands damaged by Hurricane Irma. They were part of a CARICOM delegation which visited affected areas on the BVI Tuesday....

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