The Ministry is headed by the Honorable Ms. Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry is Mrs. Cecilia Greaves-Smith.
Ours is a more compelling responsibility when account is taken of the economic outlook for the region which, based on reports of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank(WB) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), is experiencing its fifth successive year of economic deceleration.
Notwithstanding this, the work of The Friends, as shall be demonstrated today, is the beacon of a better future since it greatly impacts on the quality of ongoing political dialogue, and correspondingly, on issues and policies which are foundational to the effectiveness of the Charter.
So without ado, I will share with you our more recent achievements.
17th September 2015