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About Eastern and Southern Caribbean
The Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region includes the six independent countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname, all of which emerged as independent nations only in the last 50 years.
The ecomomic growth program, funded in part through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, assists youth to lead productive lives through workforce development training and linkages with the marketplace. The program also supports reforms to the region’s juvenile justice sector as well as measures to adapt to climate change through freshwater and coastal/marine zone management.
The health portfolio focuses on combating HIV/AIDS in the region, and is implemented through the Caribbean Regional Partnership Framework under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Last updated: January 22, 2016