Speeches Shim

SKN MOU Signing
April 30, 2018

With youth development and citizen security being top priorities for the United States and Caribbean governments alike, efforts are underway to ensure that at-risk youth in St. Kitts and Nevis receive maximum benefits from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Project.

Robotics Display Thrills Audience
March 28, 2018

As part of ongoing youth violence prevention efforts, the United States Government has partnered with St. Lucia’s Department of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development to commence the introduction of robotics and computer coding into the secondary school curriculum in St. Lucia.

Prime Minister and Minister of Legal Affairs of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Ralph Gonsalves  signs documents to endorse the CariSECURE Project and implement the Citizen Security Toolkit.
March 26, 2018

The United States Government, in collaboration with the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines, today  launched a National Task Force aimed at improving citizen security data management, analysis, and monitoring for crime reduction. 

Reopening of Liberty Lodge Boys Training Center
March 19, 2018

At-risk youth in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are poised to benefit from improved services at the newly-renovated Liberty Lodge Boys Training Center.

March 6, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago will be among the first in the English speaking Caribbean to offer a comprehensive juvenile court system that integrates a child rights approach towards children in conflict with the law. Through the support of the United States Government, a new juvenile court system took effect with the formal opening of two children’s courts in the north (Port of Spain), and south (Fyzabad) of Trinidad on March 6 and 7.