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HIV Services Directory Launched
June 27, 2019

The United States Government, in collaboration with the Government of Barbados, observed Regional HIV Testing Day on June 27, with the launch of an essential package of HIV prevention and treatment services and a corresponding service directory.

USAID Supports Ashton Lagoon Restoration
May 31, 2019

On May 31, representatives from the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS today joined environmental leaders, officials of the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and other donor partners on Union Island to celebrate their contribution to the restoration of the Ashton Lagoon.

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December 19, 2018

The United States Government, the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission  signed a Memorandum of Understanding today signaling their continued commitment to the successful rehabilitation and reintegration of youth in trouble with the law.

December 10, 2018

In keeping with efforts to strengthen the region’s capacity to mitigate the impact of natural hazards, the United States Government delivered a US$2 million Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) System to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (5Cs) for use throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.

Suriname Health Accounts Study
August 21, 2018

The Suriname Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the USAID-funded Health Finance and Governance Project, hosted a meeting on August 21 to disseminate the results of a 2016 Health Accounts study analyzing the origin of funding for health in Suriname and where it is being spent.