Friday, February 23, 2018

Rowley is off to Belize

..leaves on Tuesday

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

UPDATE: Please be advised that the Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses will not accompany Prime Minister, Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley to the IV CARICOM-Mexico Summit. Akilah Seale, Foreign Service Officer, Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs will represent the Ministry.


Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley and his CARICOM counterparts will participate in the IV CARICOM-Mexico Summit on Wednesday.

According to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister, the main theme of the summit will be cooperation for the prevention of and treatment of natural disasters, an area in which Mexico has great experience and institutional capacity.

The Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs Dennis Moses will accompany Rowley to the meeting.

Mexican President Enrique Peņa Nieto and the Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow will co-chair the one-day summit which aims to consolidate the progress of the III CARICOM-Mexico Summit (Merida, Yucatan, April 2014).

The scheduled talks further endorses the importance Mexico places on cooperation with the Caribbean in matters of security, migration, climate change mitigation and the prevention of natural disasters.

The Government of Mexico will provide air transport for the Trinidad and Tobago Delegation and other CARICOM Delegations, to and from Belize, City.  The flight is scheduled to depart the Piarco International Airport on Tuesday tor return Thursday. 

Finance Minister Colm Imbert will act as Prime Minister.