East Caribbean Dollar

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East Caribbean Dollar

The currency for all members and associate members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States except for the British Virgin Islands. It traces its origins to the Spanish dollar, the world's leading currency in the 18th century, but it was first issued in 1965, replacing the British West Indian dollar at par.
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According to the Ministry of National Security, the 2017 budget for anti-trafficking efforts was 330,430 Eastern Caribbean dollars ($122,380), compared to 109,410 Eastern Caribbean dollars ($40,520) in 2016 and 66,000 Eastern Caribbean dollars ($24,440) in 2015.
They also took 680 Eastern Caribbean dollars, worth around pounds 130.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank said that during the evacuation nearly a million Eastern Caribbean dollars, worth about pounds 188,000, had gone missing after being left in a reinforced concrete bank vault.
The 2010 Counter-Trafficking Act criminalized sex and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of up to five years imprisonment or fines up to 100,000 Eastern Caribbean dollars ($37,040).
Saga handed over a cheque for over 50,000 Eastern Caribbean Dollars (EUR13,788) recently and plans for a new school are afoot.
Members of the Antigua and Barbuda Hotel Association, in conjunction with the local business community, have offered a 250,000 Eastern Caribbean dollars (pounds 46,500) reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, or persons, responsible for taking the life of Catherine and injuring her husband.

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