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CIDA introduces CARILED to Montserrat

Mr. Felix Finisterre

Mr. Felix Finisterre, Consultant from St. Lucia has been tasked to explain the Caribbean Local Economic Development program (CARILED ). He is one of several who must take the program to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) which  comprises 15 member states — 12 island states and three continental countries.

Mr. Finisterre spent Friday, April 20 on Montserrat and met with Chamber of Commerce members and other persons as well as official from the Economic Development Unit.

He explained to them that the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), in partnership with the Caribbean Forum of Local Government Ministers (CFLGM), the Caribbean Association of Local Government Authorities (CALGA) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), is implementing a six-year, 23.2 million dollar project named “Caribbean Local Economic Development Program” (CARILED).

CARILED is expected to contribute to increased sustainable local economic growth benefiting men and women in the Caribbean region. CARILED is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Stay tuned there will be more on CARILED which MCCI officials believe must be beneficial to Montserrat.

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Mr. Felix Finisterre

Mr. Felix Finisterre, Consultant from St. Lucia has been tasked to explain the Caribbean Local Economic Development program (CARILED ). He is one of several who must take the program to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) which  comprises 15 member states — 12 island states and three continental countries.

Mr. Finisterre spent Friday, April 20 on Montserrat and met with Chamber of Commerce members and other persons as well as official from the Economic Development Unit.

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He explained to them that the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), in partnership with the Caribbean Forum of Local Government Ministers (CFLGM), the Caribbean Association of Local Government Authorities (CALGA) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), is implementing a six-year, 23.2 million dollar project named “Caribbean Local Economic Development Program” (CARILED).

CARILED is expected to contribute to increased sustainable local economic growth benefiting men and women in the Caribbean region. CARILED is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Stay tuned there will be more on CARILED which MCCI officials believe must be beneficial to Montserrat.