Installation of New CARICOM Secretary-General

Installation of New CARICOM Secretary-General

The Installation Ceremony for the new Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr. Carla Barnett was held on Monday, 16 August, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. ECT. The Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Hon Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda will welcome the new Secretary-General and bring greetings from the Conference...

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Commonwealth Global Youth Development Index Special Newscast

Commonwealth Global Youth Development Index Special Newscast

Ministers, government representatives, youth leaders and experts join a special 45 minute newscast television programme, presented by Caribbean journalist Garfield Burford and designed to unveil and analyse key findings on youth development performance in 181 countries. This is the third edition of the Global Youth Development Index, which measures the...

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Caribbean Economic Forum-Putting People at the Centre

Caribbean Economic Forum-Putting People at the Centre

#JoinTheConversation by sending your questions, comments or ideas to questions@centralbank.org.bb and watch the LIVE discussion on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. when we discuss the topic ‘Putting People at the Centre of Caribbean Development.’ #WeWantToHearYou #PeopleCentered #PeopleDevelopment #CEF

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Caribbean Economic Forum-Resilient Institutions

Caribbean Economic Forum-Resilient Institutions

The Central Bank Of Barbados will host the first 2021 Caribbean Economic Forum with distinguished panelists: Bryan Wynter, Former Governor, Bank of Jamaica Moises Schwartz, Manager, Institutions for Development Sector – Inter-American Development Bank Diether Beuermann, Lead Economist, Caribbean Country Department – Inter-American Development Bank The topic ‘Resilient Institutions and...

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Commonwealth Youth Awards Ceremony 2021

Commonwealth Youth Awards Ceremony 2021

The winners of the annual Commonwealth Youth Awards were announced on 10 March, 2021. The ceremony took place during Commonwealth Week (7-12 March) and were held virtually for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty finalists from 18 countries were up for five regional awards. Of the five...

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Queen’s Commonwealth Speech 2021

Queen’s Commonwealth Speech 2021

To mark Commonwealth Day (March 7th, 2021_, her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II shares her annual address. Other members of the Royal Family, including the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Countess of Wessex, join the celebrations and speak about why our...

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Caribbean Celebration Of The US’ First Black Caribbean American Vice President

Caribbean Celebration Of The US’ First Black Caribbean American Vice President

Caribbean American voters turned out in huge numbers to select the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris ticket on November 3, 2020. On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, January 17, 2021, they will be an impressive gathering in cyberspace with some of the Caribbean’s most notable artistes, dignitaries, and organizations globally to...

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Queen’s Christmas Message 2020

Queen’s Christmas Message 2020

The Queen of England Christmas Message for 2020. Speaking from the Green Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth, spoke of the year that has kept people apart but “in many ways, brought us closer.”

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