Foot-and-mouth disease has only occurred in this region on a few
occasions in the past. Country links are not currently active.
Curaçao (constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
According to Machado (1969) there was an outbreak of FMD in 1957.
Guadeloupe (overseas region of France)
The FAO WRLFMD received a FMD type O virus from an outbreak in 1964.
Foot-and-mouth disease broke out in Jamaica in the 1920s, originating in cattle
that were imported from India to upgrade the local stock. The disease was
eradicated within a year after that outbreak. According to Machado (1969) there
was an outbreak of FMD in Jamaica in 1953.
Martinique (overseas region of France)
According to Machado (1969) there was an outbreak of FMD in 1952.
Machado, M.A., Jr. (1969). Aftosa. A Historical Survey of Foot-and-Mouth Disease
and Inter-American Relations. State University of New York Press, Albany. pp.
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