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Dec 2, 2014

Prime Minister leaves country to take part in CARICOM-Cuba Summit

The Office of the Prime Minister announced today that the PM will be away from the country until December ninth.  PM Barrow departed today for Atlanta, Georgia on personal time. From the US, he will head to Havana, Cuba where the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit takes place on December eighth.  President Raul Castro will preside at the meeting to which all fifteen CARICOM Heads of Government have confirmed their participation. Among the topics of discussion will be ways to achieving an enhanced role by the Caribbean states in the international scene.  A report out of Havana says that the meeting will focus on the strengthening of economic and trade relations in the framework of a common regional market and cooperation in areas such as education, culture and the industry.

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