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May

April

  • U.S. Embassy hosts the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour. The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on April 24, where the ensemble performed during a free public concert at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.  

  • U.S. Consular Officer to Hold Appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica (April 23, 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. 

  • U.S. Embassy Bridgetown to host Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Meeting on Friday, April 17th at 3:00pm

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS announces that it will be hosting an informational meeting where a guest speaker from the Royal Barbados Police Force will discuss the topics of crime statistics, trends and analysis, crime hotspots, victims targeted, and police response plans. 

  • 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.  

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February