Speeches Shim

NGO project launched in Guyana
July 10, 2018

A United States Government supported project that builds the capacity of Non Govermental Organizations (NGOs) working in critical sectors in ten Eastern and Southern Caribbean countries launched today in Guyana’s capital city of Georgetown.

Health Practitioners attending Zika Workshop
June 27, 2018

More than 80 health professionals including doctors, nurses, midwives, and health administrators from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean, Brazil, and Colombia attended a recent forum on Zika, organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and in collaboration with Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Health and the Caribbean Regional Midwives Association (CRMA). Attendees met to share best practices, discuss challenges, and strengthen their knowledge base on the Zika epidemic.

Attorney General and Justice Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Steadroy Benjamin
June 26, 2018

One week after Grenada took similar steps, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, in collaboration with the United States Government, launched a specially-appointed National Task Force and endorsed the Caribbean Citizen Security Toolkit to strengthen the use of evidence-based programming and policy-making for crime prevention under the aegis of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) CariSECURE Project.

Acting Prime Minister Gregory Clarence Bowen
June 19, 2018

Today, Grenada became the sixth country in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean to establish a National Task Force to drive implementation of the United States Government-supported CariSECURE Project.

Youth March
May 10, 2018

With the support of the United States Government, youth development and citizen security practitioners from CARICOM member states and the Dominican Republic are meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis to share best practices and chart a path to further address rising levels of youth violence, reduce illicit trafficking, increase public security, and promote social justice across the Caribbean.