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Caribbean Community to begin trade talks with Canada by mid-yearTuesday, March 25, 2008 > 16:29:22
Known as Caricom, the group has been urged by Canada to begin discussing updates to the CaribCan agreement which is more than a decade old.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reported to have proposed an aid package worth US$600 million over 10 years.
Caricom should be ready to begin talks in June after it completes a trade and aid pact with the European Union, the bloc's Guyana-based secretariat said in a statement.
Caribbean negotiators have been holding informal talks with a Canadian parliamentary team in Barbados and Trinidad, it added.
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