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CARIBBEAN-POPULATION-OAS completes digitalization of civil registry in six Caribbean countries

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Organization of American States (OAS) says it has completed a project to assist the Civil Registries in six Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries digitalize vital statistical information.

The OAS said that   through its subsidiary, Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA), it completed the project in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

PUICA initiated its Eastern Caribbean Modernization Project three years ago to scan vital statistic certificates and input this information on searchable databases. During the implementation of the project some 2.5 million records of vital statistics were digitalized and catalogued.

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