CARICOM to hold summit in Kingston to address Haiti crisis

In an effort to address the ongoing crisis in Haiti, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will convene an emergency summit in Kingston, Jamaica tomorrow, March 11, which will bring together, as partners, Heads of State and Heads of Government from key countries engaged with Haiti.

CARICOM Chairman, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, emphasized the urgency of the situation. “While considerable progress has been made,” he stated, “the stakeholders in Haiti are not yet where they need to be.” The dire conditions on the ground remain a serious concern for the regional bloc.

The summit aims to achieve consensus among the various stakeholders, including Prime Minister Henry of Haiti. “Time is not on their side,” Dr. Ali asserted, urging swift action to chart a way forward. The stability and security of Haiti, along with urgent humanitarian aid provision, are central to the discussions.

The decision to engage Heads of State and Government at the highest level underscores CARICOM’s commitment to unity. “We stand in solidarity with the Haitian people during this crisis,” Dr. Ali affirmed. “Our collective efforts will continue until a satisfactory resolution is reached—one that brings stability and relief to Haiti.”

As the international community watches, CARICOM’s unwavering dedication to Haiti remains steadfast. The Kingston summit serves as a beacon of hope, signaling a united front in the face of adversity. The road ahead may be challenging, but the resolve of CARICOM and its partners shines brightly, illuminating a path toward recovery for the people of Haiti.

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  1. If we knew better
    March 12, 2024

    invite Barbeque to the summit. Otherwise its just talk

  2. Where’s China
    March 11, 2024

    Put China to the test because China has more power and influence in the entire Caribbean than CARICOM but in such disasters and chaos China goes deep under the rock until the dust settles; but no one is taking notice of China’s plan. Haiti is where China should invest their money in building hospitals and schools. China is just a brilliant player with greedy politicians wrapped around their fingers.

    • Matt
      March 12, 2024

      China is strictly about economics, not aggression.

      This situation is trick for it to get worse as in 1915 for them to place a guy just like papa Doc to run Haiti by proxy for the companies operating for free to run things for the next 60 years. :twisted:

    March 11, 2024

    Too little too late. Haiti needed assistance many, many years ago.

  4. Lin clown
    March 11, 2024

    If Ariel Henry is the problem he should resign and election called.If Barbecue is the problem a group of highly trained snipers and rapid reaction force should be sent to Haiti to take out the gang leaders.First there should be an undercover intelligence gathering force.

    • March 11, 2024

      not just yet, Lin Clown. I need some Barbecue to eat first. lol.

      • Ibo France
        March 11, 2024

        Bad humour! A whole country with millions of people’s lives at stake and this nincompoop having fun with it. Ridiculous!

    • Ibo France
      March 11, 2024

      Why don’t you volunteer to be the sniper to take out Barbecue? You have nothing to lose – no job, no wife, no children, no land, not even a dolly-house you own.

  5. We Know Better
    March 11, 2024

    We need peace in their strategically unimportant Caribbean. America cannot be allowed to invade, wage war, simply to place a fella of their choice back to run Haiti. Don’t allow him back in, he must resign! We all know who is behind the whole destabilize exercise. Leave Haiti, allow Haiti to be stable.

  6. Original
    March 11, 2024

    caricom, Guyana have not received or accepted any refugees from Haiti but here caricom speaks of solidarity. a lot of talk about nothing really, such a failed organisation in my opinion. where are the communication lines within caricom itself?

  7. Galileo
    March 10, 2024

    What hell summit? They know what’s necessary to be done to solve the problem. The people on the streets are telling them every day. These waste of time leaders are just looking for another opportunity to spend time in a fancy hotel having fun at the expense of their citizens.

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    • Matt
      March 12, 2024

      Hey, be optimistic they just might succeed without a shot fired, unlike the others that want to use force for their gun manufacturers to make big money 💰 as they do on the African Continent.

  8. Ibo France
    March 10, 2024

    Here are some statements from CARICOM during this ongoing crisis in Haiti:
    *”While considerable progress has been made [in Haiti]….”
    *”As the international community watches, CARICOM unwavering commitment to Haiti remains steadfast.”
    *”The road ahead may be challenging, but the resolve of CARICOM and its partners shines brightly.”

    How many times have we heard similar sentiments and promises from CARICOM?

    Actions speak louder than words. All members of CARICOM say that they care, correct? But hardly any of them actually exercise that care.

    The US installed president, Ariel Henry, MUST GO before some semblance of stability can emerge.

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