CARICOM Session Began Today in Haiti

Puerto Príncipe, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The help and solidarity by the Community of Caribbean States (CARICOM), faced with natural disasters, was one of the central topics in the opening session of the regional integration forum today.
The year 2017 was a period of strong damage by natural phenomena in the Caribbean region, causing a great number of deaths and serious destruction, and it was CARICOM one of the first organizations that offered help, as recalled by Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Michel.

He reiterated the importance of extending the trade and cooperation relations in the region strengthening the Caribbean performance, faced with natural disasters in the area.

Haitian President Jovenel Moise stressed the need for the Caribbean to fight corruption and boots security at the same time, as well as to introduce creole, French and Dutch as part of the languages for communication within the organization.

Moise mentioned the main prijects the country is currently boosting through the Caravan of Change, which is trying to electrify the Haiti 24 hour a day and build dams, micro-dams and roads.

For the second time, Haiti is the host country of the Conference of the CARICOM heads of State and Government, the current edition of which is debating on the construction of a more resilient community to climate phenomena.

Another point that will dealt with in this conference is free movement all around the Caribbean, as well as risk and disaster management, climate change, in crease of the premium insurance, single market and economy, regional security, transportation and tourism.



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