March 19, 2012 - "Caricom is in crisis. This is for three reasons: Longstanding frustrations with its slow progress have continued to mount; a serious weakening in its structure and operation over a number of years; continuing economic retrenchment since the 2008 financial crisis and a risk of a further downturn in 2012."
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana - March 14, 2012- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has launched an online system which allows consumers in 14 Member States to alert authorities on dangerous products which they detect in the market.
March 10, 2012 - Heads of Government agreed that the Secretary-General would begin the process of restructuring of the Secretariat through the recruitment of a change facilitator to support him in that exercise and the strengthening of the corporate functions in the first instance. In a parallel exercise, the Bureau of Conference would work with an internal group from the Secretariat to facilitate improving regional governance and implementation. This process will involve the drawing up of the outline of a five-year strategic plan in time for ..the Conference in July.
Feb. 23, 2012 - The Caribbean Community is in "crisis". And the discouraging news is official. Confirmation on the nature of the 'crisis' is outlined in a comprehensive report, based on a mandated assessment that's now in the possession of Heads of Government of the 15-member Community.
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana - Jan. 23, 2012 - First, we have significantly increased our development programme for the Caribbean. With plans to invest 75-million pounds over a 4-year period, a considerable increase on previous aid budgets, we see it as a sign of our strong commitment to the region as well as right and necessary in itself.
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana - Jan. 18, 2012 - Mr Terrence Bastian, Auditor General of The Bahamas was on Tuesday elected as the first Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat’s Audit Committee.
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana -- Aug. 16, 2011 - Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis on Monday said that the assumption of office by the new Secretary-General of CARICOM, His Excellency Irwin LaRocque, marks a turning point in the history of the Community.
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana -- June 2, 2011 -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE) has commissioned a special-purpose audit to probe further into the operations of the Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS).