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PS DeCourcey takes Security Council pitch to CARICOM party

By Shruti Shekar      

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen and foreign affairs and international development parliamentary secretaries tout Canadian investment in the Caribbean.

CARICOM envoys celebrated their 45th anniversary celebration on May 31 at the Chateau Laurier. Pictured from left are Alvin Smith, high commissioner of the Bahamas; Clarissa Riehl, high commissioner of Guyana; Yvonne Walkes, high commissioner of Barbados; Sherry Tross, high commissioner of St. Kitts and Nevis; Janice Miller, high commissioner of Jamaica; Andre Liautaud, ambassador of Haiti; and Garth Chatoor, high commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
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More than 200 guests convened in the Adam Room at the Chateau Laurier last week to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the creation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with an eye to the future. The room was filled with ambassadors, high commissioners, diplomats, and government officials who were mingling and schmoozing to amazing soca music. There was wine, some beer, and Caribbean rum punch, made by the Jamaican High Commission. Seven heads of missions from CARICOM member countries (there

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