Caricom Current Affairs, GK & News
CARICOM or Caribbean Community is a regional grouping consisting of 15 members- Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Haiti, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Its objective is economic cooperation and to coordinate foreign policy. The grouping was established in 1973 and has its headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. It holds an observer status at the UN organisation. These countries don’t produce their own vaccine and are completely dependent on external manufacturers. Recently, its members appreciated India’s help under the Vaccine Maitri initiative.
The United States territory of Puerto Rico for the third time in ten years has voted in favour of statehood. It demands to be treated at par with the other 50 states of USA. On November 3, 2020, on the same day of US elections, majority of Puerto Ricans voted in favour of a non-binding ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Prime Minister Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community on 25th September, 2019, in New York. The meeting focused on fighting climate change and increasing India’s participation in the grouping At the meeting, PM Modi announced 14 million USD grant for community development projects in the region. He also extended 150 million USD of ..
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