The Caribbean Community is an organisation of fifteen states and dependencies throughout the Caribbean having primary objectives to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy.
- The organisation was established in 1973
- CARICOM was established in the English-speaking parts of the Caribbean.
- Part of the revised treaty establishes and implements the Caribbean Court of Justice.
Flag of Caribbean Community
Flags of CARICOM members
Currently, CARICOM has 15 full members, 5 associate members and 8 observers.
- All of the associate members are British Overseas Territories, and it is currently not established what the role of the associate members will be.
- The observers are states which engage in at least one of CARICOM’s technical committees.
- The British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Turks and Caicos Islands
- Dominican Republic
- Puerto Rico
- Sint Maarten