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Dominica Transnational Issues Profile 2017

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Disputes - internationalDominica is the only Caribbean state to challenge Venezuela's sovereignty claim over Aves Island and joins the other island nations in challenging whether the feature sustains human habitation, a criterion under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ and continental shelf claims over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Illicit drugstransshipment point for narcotics bound for the US and Europe; minor cannabis producer (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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