Creative, healthy citizens capable of functioning in a knowledge-based global environment underscore the important role of culture in CARICOM’s agenda to build a resilient Community with improved quality of life for its people.
The Caribbean’s depth and diversity enjoy international acclaim. The only musical acoustic instrument invented in the 20th century – the steel pan - was produced in CARICOM. So too were: Song of the Millennium – Bob Marley’s “One Love; the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt and several Nobel Laureates, to cite other examples. At the regional level, the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) continues to offer a platform for regional practitioners to hone and... Read more