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USAID hosts Juvenile Justice training
November 1, 2017

As a result of a three-day training workshop in St. Lucia, Eastern Caribbean judges and magistrates are able to better support international agreements that outline the rights of a child, rehabilitative approaches, and juvenile justice reform.

These kindergarten students from the Seventh Day Adventist Primary School in Grenada, seen reading while holding their 'reading buddies' have already benefitted from USAID's Early Learners program.
October 2, 2017

Recognizing that education is key to democratic stability and economic prosperity, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has embarked on a comprehensive program to foster early grade literacy in six member states of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

USAID Project supports Juvenile Justice Reform
August 25, 2017

The Juvenile Court Project(JCP)  has marked a significant milestone with the adoption by the T&T Government of new protocols governing cases involving children in conflict with the law. The Multi-Agency and Inter-Agency Protocols were signed  on July 11, 2017, by representatives of nine Government agencies including the T&T Police and Prisons,  Tobago House of Assembly, The Children’s Authority, Ministry of Education, Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and the Probation Department.

USAID Project foster South to South Cooperation
August 25, 2017

The USAID LINKAGES (Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV ) Project has commenced a Regional South to South (S2S) Mentoring Initiative expected to build the capacity of LINKAGES-supported civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Bahamas,  Barbados, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Energy Efficiency Training
April 19, 2017

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP), is supporting energy efficiency across the region’s hospitality sector with a series of energy efficiency workshops.