Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) will be joining other Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) at the 44th Regular Meeting this week.
The Conference of Heads of Government meeting is being convened in Nassau, The Bahamas from February 15 to February 17, 2023.
According to a press release from Government Information Services (GIS)
today, February 14, 2023, Premier Wheatley will be accompanied by his
Special Envoy Mr E. Benito Wheatley, and the Assistant Secretary of the
International Affairs Secretariat, Ms Dwynel Davis.
CARICOM is made of fifteen (15) states and five (5) Associated States. The VI is an Associate State.
Topics for discussion
The heads of CARICOM will engage in strategic ongoing discussions on critical issues including regional food security, climate change and climate financing, and immigration and security. In addition, the heads of CARICOM will deliberate on the effective management of COVID
-19 and other emergent public health concerns.
CARICOM is a block of countries and territories in the Caribbean region that include Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Anguilla, Bermuda, [British] Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
CARICOM is made of fifteen (15) states and five (5) Associated States.
The VI is an Associate State.
Meanwhile, Deputy Premier, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has been appointed to act as Premier and Minister of Finance from February 14 until February 18, 2023.