December 7, 2023

Belizean Dr Carla Barnett will be next CARICOM Secretary-General

Belizean Dr. Carla Barnett has been unanimously selected by CARICOM Heads of Government to be the next Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). She will make history by becoming both the first Belizean and first woman to be appointed to this position. The Caribbean Trade Law & Development Blog congratulates Dr. Barnett and wishes her every success during her tenure.

Read the statement from the Heads of Government here.


The Caribbean Trade Law and Development Blog is owned and was founded by Alicia Nicholls, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Dist.), LL.B. (Hons), a Caribbean-based trade and development consultant. She writes and presents regularly on trade and development matters affecting the Caribbean and other small states. You can follow her on Twitter @LicyLaw. All views expressed on this Blog are Alicia's personal views and do NOT necessarily reflect the views of any institution or entity with which she may from time to time be affiliated.

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