Caribbean leaders attend 33rd Inter-Sessional Metting of CARICOM Heads

The Caribbean leaders have joined the conference on the first day and informed about the various matter of discussion.

Caribbean leaders attend 33rd Inter-Sessional Metting of CARICOM Heads
Caribbean leaders attend 33rd Inter-Sessional Metting of CARICOM Heads

The 33rd Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government is underway in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. Various Leaders of the Caribbean have joined the meeting, which is scheduled to be held from March 1 to March 2, 2022.

The Caribbean leaders have joined the conference on the first day and informed about the various matter of discussion.

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Firstly, Dominica’s Prime Minister, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, visited Belize on February 27, 2022, through his Facebook Post; PM Skerrit informed that he had visited Belize with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations, Dr Kenneth Darroux.

Outlining the matters of discussions, PM Skerrit explained,” The meeting will focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region and recommendations to expedite recovery of regional economies; advancing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy to help build a more resilient Community; and advancing the CARICOM Agri-Food Systems Agency, with emphasis on regional food and nutrition security.”

Further, the Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley also attended the conference and said that the 33rd Inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM opened this morning in San Pedros Belize.

“Your Barbados delegation attended a brief opening ceremony, the first for new CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr Carla Barnett. Also at the head table was our host Prime Minister, Juan Antonio Briceño”, added prime minister Mottley.

Following the opening ceremony, the country has posed for an official photo of Heads and one for Foreign Ministers. Plenary is now in session, outlined PM Mottley.

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris, participated in the opening ceremony of the 33rd Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) earlier today (Tuesday, March 01, 2022) virtually.

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The opening ceremony was addressed by CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr Carla Barnett; outgoing Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, and incoming CARICOM Chairperson John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize, the statement of PM Mottley reads.