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GA-CPC Post-Summit Americas Webinar

Th July 7, 2022

Video: https://youtu.be/SHcJVH4TRl4
Summary: https://theglobalamericans.org/2022/07/event-summit-of-the-americas-caribbean/

 

 

 

Transforming Guyana, Episode II: Sovereignty and a developing country’s rights to develop oil & gas sectors

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 @ 10:30 am

Guyana Business Journal Magazine

 

CARICOM Business – Vol. 5 No.

A weekly aggregation of some of the more topical business news occurring in or likely to impact CARICOM / Caribbean

 

Energy Diplomacy: Foreign and Security Policy Contexts in the Caribbean

UWI DAOC

Trinidad & Tobago

August 2-5, 2022

https://sta.uwi.edu/daoc/daoc-apply

 

Sir Alister McIntyre: New book hails former UWI head for a role in Caribbean trade | Business | Jamaica Gleaner

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/business/20220629/new-book-hails-former-uwi-head-role-caribbean-trade

Ratify multi-track CARICOM | Commentary | Jamaica Gleaner

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20220629/editorial-ratify-multi-track-caricom?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=am_newsletter

Serious matters for CARICOM | Commentary | Jamaica Gleaner – Elizabeth Morgan

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20220629/elizabeth-morgan-serious-matters-caricom

Much to consider for Caricom heads of government – NationNews Barbados

https://www.nationnews.com/2022/06/30/much-consider-caricom-heads-government/

Communique from 43rd Regular Meeting of CARICOM HoGs – Caribbean Trade Law and Development

CARICOM Heads Recognise Need For Measures To Reduce COVID-19 Impact – St. Lucia Times News

CARICOM to increase focus on and investment in energy security – Guyana Chronicle

CARICOM Heads disappointed at “slow pace” of CSME implementation – News Source Guyana

https://newssourcegy.com/news/caricom-heads-disappointed-at-slow-pace-of-csme-implementation/

Caricom to tackle non-tariff barriers, food security

Caricom to host conference on rising crime – Kaieteur News

https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2022/07/07/caricom-to-host-conference-on-rising-crime/

CARICOM To Send Delegation To Haiti | RJR News – Jamaican News Online

http://radiojamaicanewsonline.com/local/caricom-to-send-delegation-to-haiti

Agri-Investment Forum set for T&T in August 19-21

https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/agriinvestment-forum-set-for-tt-in-august-6.2.1516374.eb79e7668d

Caricom heads devise new strategy for regional cooperation – Jamaica Observer

Brian A. Nichols | The Summit of the Americas hits home: Our relationship and my family history | Commentary | Jamaica Gleaner

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20220630/brian-nichols-summit-americas-hits-home-our-relationship-and-my-family?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=am_newsletter#slideshow-1

Caribbean and US intensify cooperation – Docblot Suriname

 

On June 14, Vice President Harris’ Office sent a letter to CARICOM instructing them to establish three committees. CARICOM and the Dominican Republic were also asked to appoint three members to the committees. CARICOM appointed their representatives to the committees within two days.

 

Three groups:

1) Energy Commission

2) Food Safety Authority

3) Commission for Finance.

 

CARICOM has appointed the following persons as Co-Chairs: Prime Minister Keith Rowley (Trinidad & Tobago) for Energy, President Irfan Ali (Guyana) for Food Security and Prime Minister Mia Motley (Barbados) for Finance. Each of them was assigned a replacement. The Dominican Republic has also appointed its representatives.

Leaders of divided CARICOM meet in Suriname for annual summit | News | Jamaica Gleaner

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20220701/leaders-divided-caricom-meet-suriname-annual-summit

 

 

Divided Caricom Meet For Annual Summit – New York Carib News

 

 

CARICOM needs brand-new approaches to old regional problems – St. Lucia News From The Voice

 

 

Energy, agriculture high on Caricom agenda in Suriname

 

 

CARICOM to counter fuel, fertiliser woes through Guyana, Suriname & Trinidad – News Room Guyana

 

 

Suriname President: CARICOM could supply the world with fertilizer | Loop Caribbean News

https://caribbean.loopnews.com/content/suriname-president-caricom-could-supply-world-fertilizer

 

 

Re-assess, refocus, recommit to ensure sustainable development – CARICOM Chair – CARICOM Today
https://today.caricom.org/2022/07/04/re-assess-refocus-recommit-to-ensure-sustainable-development-caricom-chair/

 

 

CARICOM chair backs oil and gas production in Guyana – News Room Guyana
https://newsroom.gy/2022/07/04/caricom-chair-backs-oil-and-gas-production-in-guyana/

 

 

Benefits of Gas to Energy Project multidimensional, Guyana president says – Caribbean News Service

 

 

Clean energy in the Caribbean: a triple win – Caribbean News Service

 

 

CARICOM must ensure SIDS are not sidelined as powerful states, actors recalibrate priorities – PM Briceno

 

 

Guyana among low-lying States vulnerable to climate change – incoming Caricom Chairman – Guyana Times

 

 

The U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030: A Timely Initiative Worthy of Serious Investment

 

 

Belize hoping to find new markets for produce, sees potential in Guyana – News Room Guyana

 

 

Suriname to use oil money to finance transition to renewables – President Santokhi: Kaieteur News

Amid the global push towards renewable energy, Suriname is determined not to be left behind and its President, Chandrikapersad Santokhi last week stated that they will use the proceeds from their oil resources to fund the transition to renewables. The Surinamese President made the remarks during his feature address at the opening ceremony of the Suriname Oil and Gas Energy Conference (SOGEC) which was held in Paramaribo, Suriname.

 

 

Guyana eyes removal of several regional trade barriers by year end – News Room Guyana

 

 

‘Matter of urgency’ – Guyana, other CARICOM countries pushing new regional air carrier – News Room Guyana

 

 

Caribbean Private Sector body expands presence in Guyana – News Room Guyana

 

 

GCCI joins the CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) – Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

 

More Guyanese advocacy promised as G/town Chamber joins Caribbean private sector body – News Room Guyana

 

 

Suriname,T&T manufacturers associations sign cooperation agreement | Loop Caribbean News

https://caribbean.loopnews.com/content/surinamett-manufacturers-associations-sign-cooperation-agreement

 

 

PSOJ to strengthen regional advocacy – Jamaica Observer

 

 

Caribbean and U.S. set to cooperate on ‘zero hunger plan’ – NationNews Barbados — nationnews.com

https://www.nationnews.com/2022/06/30/caribbean-u-s-set-cooperate-zero-hunger-plan/

Rowley, Ali discuss food security, energy – Trinidad Guardian

https://guardian.co.tt/news/rowley-ali-discuss-food-security-energy-6.2.1514514.dc97ad3103

Significant progress being made in slashing Caricom food import bill – Pres Ali – Guyana Times

Towards a hemispheric partnership for food security – Manuel Otero – St Vincent Times

https://www.stvincenttimes.com/towards-a-hemispheric-partnership-for-food-security-manuel-otero/

CARICOM to engage US on dropping sanctions against Venezuela as member states eye new PetroCaribe deal – News Source Guyana

https://newssourcegy.com/news/caricom-to-engage-us-on-dropping-sanctions-against-venezuela-as-member-states-eye-new-petrocaribe-deal/

Venezuela And CARICOM Look To Resume PetroCaribe Deal | RJR News – Jamaican News Online

http://radiojamaicanewsonline.com/local/venezuela-and-caricom-look-to-resume-petrocaribe-deal

Venezuela to begin supplying oil to CARICOM – Gonsalves – Stabroek News

 

Stabroek News reports Venezuela will begin supplying several CARICOM countries with oil as regional heads have agreed to resume the PetroCaribe agreement and have called for the end to U.S. sanctions that brought it to an end, says Ralph Gonsalves, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 

 

Link

Ministers, business leaders agree deals, discuss opportunities at Saudi-Caribbean investment forum

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2119276/business-economy

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