St Vincent and the Grenadines



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St Vincent and the Grenadines Transnational Issues 2008

Disputes - international: joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under UNCLOS, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Illicit drugs: transshipment point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe; small-scale cannabis cultivation

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding St Vincent and the Grenadines on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of St Vincent and the Grenadines Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about St Vincent and the Grenadines Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.