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Dominican Youth to Benefit From Juvenile Justice Reforms

At-risk youth in Dominica who have suffered abuse, neglect, or been in conflict with the law have benefitted from juvenile justice reforms including alternative sentencing, rehabilitation, and reintegration. These reforms took place under the $5.8 million Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP) in the Eastern Caribbean funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). ...
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USAID Climate Change Project Bolsters Dominica’s Resilience

A United States Government-funded climate change project in the Eastern Caribbean helped one community avoid major flooding during last year’s passage of Tropical Storm Erika and also provided Dominican farmers with access to climate-smart technology to increase food and energy security during times of scarcity. United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the ...
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Exercise Tradewinds 2016 Starts Sunday

Beginning Sunday, June 5, military and security forces from Caribbean nations will join the United States, Canada, France, and the United Kingdom for maritime and internal security and disaster response training in Grenada as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2016. This year’s Exercise Tradewinds will be conducted in three phases: Phase I will include maritime and ...
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USAID Supports Reforestation Exercise in Grenada

As part of a regional climate change initiative, the United States Government supported a major reforestation effort on the island of Grenada on Friday, May 20. Students from the McDonald College Secondary School, forestry officials, and members of the St. Patrick’s Environmental Community Tourism Organization (SPECTO) planted over 100 trees on Mount Rodney Beach in ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Visits Antigua

he United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Richard Dixon paid a visit to Antigua and Barbuda to conduct operations in conjunction with the Antigua and Barbuda Coast Guard. The cutter’s mission is to conduct interdiction against illicit maritime trafficking activities throughout the Eastern Caribbean during May, and lead the way for future operations. The cutter ...
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