The prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew, has joined several other members of the CARICOM to extend his greetings on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Caribbean Community. The Prime Minister is in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, for the 45th meeting of the Forty-Fifth (45th) Regular Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
While attending the meeting, he extended best wishes on behalf of the whole federation of St Kitts and Nevis. Dr Drew is attending the main celebration of the CARICOM 50th anniversary event in Trinidad and Tobago. Meanwhile, the people of St Kitts and Nevis celebrated with the CARICOM experience.
The various political leaders of the federation also joined Dr Drew in extending their best wishes and greetings on the holiday. The country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Geoffrey Hanley, extended his greetings. He also urged the people of the country to attend the CARICOM Experience. The said event included several notable events, like Food Fair.
He writes on his social media account, Be a part of this Caricom Experience today (July 4, 2023), from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm celebrating 50 years of togetherness. HAPPY CARICOM DAY!
Further, the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the government of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Denzil Douglas, also joined Dr Terrance Drew in extending his greetings. Further, He shared the greetings on his social media account. His social media update reflected the history of CARICOM. He shared:
Happy 50th anniversary to the Caribbean Community & Common Market (CARICOM).
He also Four Founding Fathers; Errol Barrow of Barbados; Forbes Burnham of Guyana; Michael Manley of Jamaica and Eric Williams of Trinidad and Tobago signed the Treaty of Chaguaramas to establish the Caribbean Community and Common Market on July 4th 1973.
There are fifteen Member States and five Associate Members in CARICOM.
MEMBER STATES: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.
ASSOCIATE Members: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Together we stand as one Caribbean People.