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USAID-Funded Project Helps St. Kitts Withstand Climate Change Impacts

Farmers and residents in St. Kitts and Nevis are better equipped to withstand climate change-related impacts including extreme droughts and flooding following the implementation of climate-smart technologies under the USD$9.5 million “Rallying the Region to Action on Climate Change” (RRACC) Project in the OECS. The program was funded by the United States Agency for International ...
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Project Strengthens Juvenile Justice Sector in St. Kitts and Nevis

A United States Government program on St. Kitts and Nevis has assisted that nation in strengthening its juvenile justice sector. U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, Laura Griesmer, praised the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP) in the OECS during a close-out ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Program signifies important step in White House’s Commitment to Fostering the Development of an Entrepreneurship Network in the Americas Entrepreneurs! We are looking for you! The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is looking for 250 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to ...
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U.S. Marines Conduct Marksmanship Training With Barbados Defense Force

A Mobile Training Team of eight U.S. Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces South in Miami, Florida, visited Barbados from May 2-13 to serve as marksmanship instructors for 43 soldiers of the Barbados Defense Force (BDF). The training familiarized the BDF soldiers with the U.S. Marine Corps’ program of instruction on rifle marksmanship, building on ...
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Civil Asset Recovery Advocacy Workshop Held in Grenada

On May 9-10, the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS partnered with the Judicial Education Institute of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court to provide training on Grenada to regional attorneys and financial investigators on civil asset recovery. The purpose of the training was to improve regional attorneys and financial investigators’ knowledge ...
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