U.S. Caribbean Resilience Partnership

On Monday, June 17, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan hosted representatives of almost a dozen Caribbean countries in Washington, D.C.  This meeting was a follow-up to the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership, which the Deputy Secretary, together with representatives from key U.S. agencies, and leaders from 18 Caribbean countries, launched in April 2019 to enhance ...
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US Mission to Jamaica Supports Caribbean Islands Affected by Hurricane Irma

On September 12th, eight specially equipped cargo and utility helicopters transporting over 75 personnel from the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps assigned to U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) were deployed in two waves to Montego Bay and Kingston, while en route to Puerto Rico where they will stage with other U.S. forces to form a ...
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U.S. Co-host the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue

On October 18, the United States, the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), and the Dominican Republic jointly hosted the Sixth Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue, part of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) launched by President Obama in 2009. The Dialogue brought together senior representatives from the Caribbean states, the United States, and ...
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First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Program

The White House has announced the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean. The inaugural YLAI class brings 250 promising young business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America ...
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