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United States Continues Support to Dominica

The Government of the United States of America (USG) continues its support to people Dominica as recovery efforts move forward in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. The Embassy of the United States of America confirms that more than USD$165,000 of USG disaster relief assistance has already been offered to Dominica, a figure that does ...
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United States Continues Dominica Disaster Aid

As Dominicans work to regain a sense of normalcy following Tropical Storm Erika, the Embassy of the United States of America has released an additional USD$100,000 to expand its disaster-relief support to the island. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is providing the additional USD$100,000 ...
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U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to host Overseas Security Advisory Council Meeting

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS will host an informational meeting titled “Cyber Security: Protecting Your Interests in the Eastern Caribbean.” Please join our cyber experts, Special Agent Jeffrey Stanley, Legal Attaché for the U.S. Embassy, and Deon Olton, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Caribbean Cyber Security Center, for ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Lends Assistance to Dominica Relief Efforts

The U.S. Coast Guard continues its relief efforts in Dominica. The Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 404 and delivery crew from Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Miami (all assigned to RFA LYME BAY) have been assisting Royal Marines of Dominica supporting disaster relief efforts in Dublanc, Dominica, following Tropical Storm Erika. Highlights include: Setting up ...
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St. Kitts and Nevis Signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

On August 31, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis signed the agreement with the Government of the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  Enacted by the U.S. Congress in 2010, FATCA targets non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA requires foreign financial institutions to report ...
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