CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association contributes to Barbuda and Dominica Hurricane Recovery efforts

The Hon. E. P. Chet Greene, Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports and National Festivals, Antigua and Barbuda receives a token cheque on behalf of the Barbuda Relief and Rebuild Fund, from the Staff Association President, Mr. Timothy Odle, while Staff Association Member, Ms. Evelyn DeFreitas looks on.
The Hon. E. P. Chet Greene, Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports and National Festivals, Antigua and Barbuda receives a token cheque on behalf of the Barbuda Relief and Rebuild Fund, from the Staff Association President, Mr. Timothy Odle, while Staff Association Member, Ms. Evelyn DeFreitas looks on.

President of the CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association Mr. Timothy Odle on Friday presented cheques of EC$10,000 each to Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sport and National Festivals Hon. Chet Greene and Dominica’s Director of Trade, Mr. Matthan Walter, to support the countries’ post hurricane recovery efforts.

Minister Greene and Mr. Walter were in Guyana for the 45th Meeting of the CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) which ended at the Marriott Hotel in Georgetown on Friday. The Minister made a presentation to the Meeting on ‘Unprecedented Hurricane Disasters – Impact on Barbuda and Dominica Requiring Urgent Help’.

Mr. Odle advised that the CARICOM Secretariat had three and nine staff members from Antigua/Barbuda and Dominica respectively, and as a family, all staff felt the loss, pain, distress and suffering of the Members of the Community who were affected by the Category Five Hurricanes Irma and Maria which visited the Region during September 2017.

Mr. Matthan J. Walter, Director of Trade, Minister of Trade, Energy and Employment, Dominica receives a token cheque on behalf of the Dominica Relief Effort, from CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association Member, Ms. Evelyn DeFreitas while the President of the Staff Association, Mr. Timothy Odle, looks on.
Mr. Matthan J. Walter, Director of Trade, Minister of Trade, Energy and Employment, Dominica receives a token cheque on behalf of the Dominica Relief Effort, from CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association Member, Ms. Evelyn DeFreitas while the President of the Staff Association, Mr. Timothy Odle, looks on.

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