Caricom’s Community Council meets to prepare for heads of government meeting in Belize Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 January 2016 00:00

Holding chairmanship of CARICOM, Belize will be hosting the upcoming heads of government meeting in Placencia in the middle of February. As preparatory work is taking place for that meeting and in order to set an agenda for it the 37th meeting of the community council of ministers was held in Guayana on January 15th.

Chairing the meeting was Hon. Wilfred Elrington who explained that the meetings being held next month is important to give the region a common voice. For his part CARICOM’s Secretary General Irvin LaRocque explained that high on the agenda for the heads of government will be the issues of climate change and correspondent banking as well as foreign policy issues.

In the interview after the meeting of the community council Hon. Elrington noted that Belize is looking forward to hosting the heads of governments of CARICOM and stated that it is going to be the first time that many of the heads of state will visit Belize but that it should be something that should be more routine.