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  • Launch of Marine Biodiversity Program

    Launch of Marine Biodiversity Program

    On August 21, Ambassador Palmer officially launched the Grenadine Bank portion of the Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program in Carriacou which is being funded by USAID.

  • USNS Comfort's mission a success

    USNS Comfort's mission a success

    More than 10,000 Dominicans benefitted from free medical, dental, and veterinary care, compliments of the USNS Comfort. At the closing ceremony, Ambassador Palmer accepted a gift from the host nation.

  • Embassy celebrates as America turns 239

    Embassy celebrates as America turns 239

    On July 2, the U.S. Embassy hosted more than 800 guests, including Caribbean prime ministers, and other key Mission contacts, as America celebrated its 239th anniversary of independence.

  • Embassy facilitates training exercises.

    Embassy facilitates training exercises.

    The Embassy, via the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), hosted meetings aimed to facilitate exchange and development with the Regional Security System.


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  • Tropical Storm Erika

    At 8 am AST on August 26, Tropical Storm Erika was located about 335 miles (540 kilometers) east of the Leeward Islands with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kilometers per hour). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 kilometers) primarily to the east of the center. Erika is moving west at 17 miles per hour (28 kilometers per hour).  On the forecast track, the center of Erika will move near or over portions of the Leeward Islands tonight. Please click here

Ambassador Larry L. Palmer

  • Ambassador Larry L. Palmer

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    Secure Seas

    Secure Seas is a maritime security assistance initiative that aims to bolster the capabilities of Eastern Caribbean nations to deter threats associated with Transnational Organized Crime.  The program, managed by U.S. Southern Command, provides boats, communications systems and training to nine Caribbean nations.

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