ACS Secretary General and Ambassador of the Dominican Republic discuss cooperation

ACS Secretary General (right) and the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic.

Port of Spain (May 4, 2012) – The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Ambassador Alfonso Múnera Cavadía met with Ambassador of  the Dominican Republic in Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency José Serulle Ramia at the ACS Headquarters.


On this occasion, Ambassador Serulle highlighted the importance of an organization like the ACS and reiterated the commitment of the Dominican Republic to deepen the institutional ties between the Association and his country. He also underscored Dominican Republic’s willingness to support the ACS in achieving its goals of regional integration and cooperation, working through the areas of Trade, Transport, Sustainable Tourism and Natural Disasters. He further expressed great interest in the upcoming V Summit of the ACS which will tentatively take place in Haiti in November this year.


The Dominican Republic is a Member of the Association of Caribbean States, and currently holds the position of Chairman of the Special Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction. 

About the ACS

The Association of Caribbean States is the organization for consultation, cooperation and concerted action in trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean. Its Member States are Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela. Its Associate Members are Aruba, Curacao, (France on behalf of French Guiana, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin ), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sint Maarten, (The Netherlands on behalf of Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius ), Turks and Caicos.