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USAID Intervention Helps Dominican Community Avert Flooding

Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States government provided assistance that helped mitigate the devastating impact of Tropical Storm Erika for one small community on the west coast of Dominica. In September 2014, USAID implemented the USD$332,000 Mero Drainage Improvement Works Risk Reduction and Climate Change Resilience initiative to minimize ...
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USAID Hosts Inaugural Caribbean Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction in Education

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to ensure that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is incorporated into the region’s education sector. Last year, USAID directed more than USD$24.5 million towards DRR in the region. From October 12-15, USAID sponsored an inaugural Caribbean forum on DRR in Education at the St. Lucia Bay ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts President of Howard University in Presentation on American Higher Education

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS was pleased to host Dr. Wayne Frederick, the President of Howard University, in Grenada and Barbados as he delivered free public lectures on higher education options in the United States. Dr. Frederick’s first lecture took place in Grenada on October 5, and his second ...
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U.S. Embassy Continues Support of the Royal Grenada Police Force

As part of its work under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) handed over a 2016 Toyota Fortuner to the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) on September 23. The handover took place at police headquarters in St. George’s, Grenada. ...
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Young Entrepreneurs Shine at Regional Summit

Young entrepreneurs from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean were encouraged to dream big, take risks, and affix their “brand” onto the world stage at the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (C-YES) at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hastings, Barbados, on September 24. The United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, ...
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