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  • The Brent Birckhead Quartet’s jazz tour

    The Brent Birckhead Quartet’s jazz tour

    The Embassy was pleased to host the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a four-nation Caribbean tour. The quartet performed free concerts in Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, and Dominica from April 24-27.

  • Embassy celebrates Earth Day

    Embassy celebrates Earth Day

    The call for greater environmental stewardship came as the Embassy, under the leadership of its newly established “Green Team,” celebrated Earth Day.

  • MOU signing for Barbados Reference Lab

    MOU signing for Barbados Reference Lab

    Ambassador Larry Palmer and Minister of Health, John Boyce signed the official MOU at the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Barbados National Reference Laboratory.

  • Embassy launches the SBDC

    Embassy launches the SBDC

    On April 10, the Embassy launched the Barbados Small Business Development Centre Network (SBDC) to grow the small business sector, create jobs, increase exports, and promote competitiveness.

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  • U.S. Consular Officer to Hold Appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica (May 5, 2015)

    A Consular Officer from the U.S. Embassy in Barbados will visit Dominica from Tuesday, May 5th to Thursday, May 7th, 2015 to provide U.S. Citizens Services and to accept applications for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA). Visa cases will not be discussed. 

  • U.S. Embassy highlights environment-related professional exchanges in celebration of Earth Day

    In celebration of Earth Day, the U.S. Embassy highlights two of its environment-related professional exchanges that have been funded by the U.S. government to develop sustainable partnerships in areas of mutual interest with specialists from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. These exchanges help the U.S. Embassy continue an important dialogue about sustainable economic growth, as well as highlight our continuing commitment to address cross-cutting issues such as the environment, public health, climate change, and invasive species. 

  • Launch of Barbados Small Business Development Centre Network

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to announce the launch of the Barbados Small Business Development Centre Network (SBDC). The launch of the SBDC follows President Barack Obama’s engagement with CARICOM leaders yesterday in Kingston, Jamaica, where he discussed, among other topics, regional economic competitiveness in the Caribbean. 

  • CDEMA hosts ceremony to inaugurate new U.S. government-funded regional facility

    In a recent ceremony, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) inaugurated its new headquarters at Resilience Way in St. Michael. The construction of the CDEMA training facility, regional coordination center, and warehouse for emergency supplies has been financially supported by the government of the United States of America through the United States Southern Command (US/SOUTHCOM).  

  • U.S. Consular Officer to hold office hours for U.S. Citizens in St. Kitts and Nevis

    A Consular Officer from the U.S. Embassy in Barbados will visit Nevis, April 20, 2015 and St. Kitts, April 21 - 23, 2015 to provide U.S. Citizens Services and to accept applications for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA). Visa cases will not be discussed.  

Ambassador Larry L. Palmer

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    Secure Seas

    Secure Seas is a maritime security assistance initiative that aims to bolster the capabilities of Eastern Caribbean nations to deter threats associated with Transnational Organized Crime.  The program, managed by U.S. Southern Command, provides boats, communications systems and training to nine Caribbean nations.

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