Press release 128/2012
SECRETARY GENERAL TO PAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
|| (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen,
Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Secretary-General of the
Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin
LaRocque will pay an official visit to Trinidad and
Tobago from 14 -16 May 2012.
This will be the sixth in the series of official
visits to Member States, which the Secretary-General
has undertaken since assuming office last August.
During these visits, the Secretary-General meets
with various stakeholders in the integration process
including Heads of Government, Cabinet Ministers,
the private sector, youth, civil society and the
media. He also visits Community institutions based
in the Member State.
During this visit, Ambassador LaRocque will meet
with Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the
Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar and will also hold
talks with Minister of Trade and Industry the
Honourable Stephen Cadiz and the Minister of Foreign
Affairs and Communications, Dr the Honourable
While in Trinidad and Tobago, the
Secretary-General will attend the meeting of
Chairmen and Chief Executive Officers of the private
sector of the Caribbean and Central America being
held at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre on
Tuesday 15 May as well address an event on Wednesday
16 May hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition
of Services Industries at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Ambassador LaRocque will visit the CARICOM
Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS)
as well as the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).