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FST Observes CARICOM Week | ‘We are CARICOM’

CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Common Market) was established on July 4, 1973 with the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas by Prime Ministers Errol Barrow for Barbados, Forbes Burnham for Guyana, Michael Manley for Jamaica and Eric Williams for Trinidad and Tobago. The Treaty was later revised in 2002 to allow for the eventual establishment of a single market and a single economy. The Mandate of CARICOM is to promote and support a unified Caribbean Community that is inclusive, resilient, and competitive; sharing in economic, social and cultural prosperity.

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During CARICOM week, June 28 to July 9, 2021, persons are encouraged to join in the ‘I AM CARICOM’ campaign which is designed to increase visibility and understanding of CARICOM by engaging and enabling citizens of the Community and beyond to locate themselves within the CARICOM construct, institutions, governance structure and policies; to take ownership of the Community Strategic Plan 2020- 2030; and to participate fully in the continued integration and development of the Region. FST proudly says: ‘We are CARICOM’






Published on 05 Jul, 2021

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