Transnational_issues of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Quickstats

  • Population: 118,149 (July 2007 est.)
  • Area: 389 sq km
  • Density: 307 /km² (39th)
  • GDP (total): $342 million (212nd)
  • GDP (per capita): $7,493 (82nd)
  • Literacy: 96%

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  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
  • Dial code: +1 784

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