Association of Caribbean States

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The Association of Caribbean States (ACS; Spanish: Asociaciˇn de Estados del Caribe; French: Association des ╔tats de la Cara´be) is a union of nations centered on the Caribbean Basin. It was formed with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation, and concerted action among all the countries of the Caribbean. The primary purpose of the ACS is to develop greater trade between the nations, enhance transportation, develop sustainable tourism, and facilitate greater and more effective responses to local natural disasters.

It comprises twenty-five member states and seven associate members. The convention establishing the ACS was signed on July 24, 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The secretariat of the organisation is located in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Link: ACS

Official Web-Site


ACS map


Members, Observers and other participations

Full members Observers Special members
Antigua & Barbuda Argentina Aruba
Bahamas Bolivia Bonaire
Barbados Brazil Curaçao
Belize Canada French Guiana
Colombia Chile Guadeloupe
Costa Rica Ecuador Martinique
Cuba Egypt Saba
Dominica Finland Saint Martin
Dominican Republic Great Britain Sint Eustatius
El Salvador India Sint Maarten
Grenada Italy Turks & Caicos Islands
Guatemala Kazakhstan  
Guyana Korea South  
Haiti Morocco  
Honduras Netherlands  
Jamaica Peru  
Mexico Russia  
Nicaragua Serbia  
Panama Slovenia  
Saint Kitts Spain  
Saint Lucia Turkey  
Saint Vicent Ukraine  
Suriname Uruguay  
Trinidad & Tobago    




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