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CARICOM Secretary General Urges Region Must Not Lose Sight of Women's Equality

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – CARICOM Secretary General, Dr Carla Barnett, Wednesday said the Caribbean must not lose sight of the many issues that stand in the way of achieving women’s equality, such as women’s political participation, unpaid care and domestic work, impact of climate change, and gender-based violence which is a public health crisis in the region.

Dr. Carla Barnett (CARICOM Photo)

Foreign Military Help Unavoidable in Haiti to End Chaos

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The visit by a CARICOM delegation to Haiti this week has been welcomed by many Haitian political stakeholders, but others fear all the efforts might be in vain should international actors fail to deploy a multinational military force to help the impoverished Caribbean country cope with the current catastrophic security situation, pundits say.

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry and his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness meeting during on Monday.

CARICOM to Undertake New Initiatives to Deal With Situation in Haiti

NASSAU, Bahamas – CARICOM leaders on Friday ended three days of “robust and fruitful; discussions” and that they are confident that their deliberations have advanced the agenda for Caribbean integration, the growth of national and regional economies and the well-being of the people of the 15-member grouping.

Prime Minister and CARICOM Chairman, Phillip Davis, speaking at news conference (CMC Photo)

Women Affairs Ministers Commit to Promoting Intersectional Policies in the Region

SANTIAGO, Chile – Women Affairs ministers and other officials from the Caribbean have joined their counterparts in Latin America in commuting committed themselves to “promoting intersectoral public policies that include affirmative action to foster women’s and girls’ participation, continuation and completion of education in the spheres of science, technology, engineering and mathematics”.

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