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CANOC calls for greater recognition across the Caribbean

The President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), Keith Joseph, highlighted the importance of recognising the organisation as the most significant sporting body in the Caribbean during its 21st Annual General Assembly opening ceremony at the Hilton Barbados Resort on Sunday, October 8. He believes this recognition will help elevate sports in the region.

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Afreximbank Opens CARICOM Office in Barbados

Prof. Benedict Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in the company of the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Hon. Phillip Pierre, Prime Minister of St. Lucia, the Hon. Dickon Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada, H.E President Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR), Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chairman of the Intra-African Trade Advisory council, as well as other dignitaries from Africa and the Caribbean community region presided over the official opening of the CARICOM office of the Bank, while reaffirming the US$1.5 billion credit limit made available to support eligible CARICOM States.

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10 climate change adaptation initiatives in the Caribbean highlighted through the Ready Together regional natural hazard awareness campaign

The Regional Intervention Platform Americas Caribbean (PIRAC) of the French Red Cross and its partners, as part of the closing of the regional awareness campaign on natural hazards, are launching its latest awareness action "The climate is changing, and you?" from May 9, 2023, on several Caribbean media (TV, radio and social networks). It highlights 10 climate change adaptation initiatives carried out in Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines by various local actors.
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