News and Events
The latest news about U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean events in 2015.
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. The U.S. Embassy presented the quartet in this series of public concerts to underscore the excellence and diversity of American music and as well highlight Jazz Appreciation Month. The Quartet’s Eastern Caribbean tour also included performances in St. Lucia, Antigua, and Dominica.
The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Hayes Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour. The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on March 20, where it performed during a free public concert at the Frank Collymore Hall.
The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS underscored its commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education. On March 12, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney was on location at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida to witness the launch of NASA’s groundbreaking MMS launch. While there, she interacted with engineers and scientists who worked for years on this project and provided live coverage to the Embassy’s followers on social media sites, Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.
Louisiana's hottest "party-gras" Zydeco band, Mo’ Mojo gave a free public concert on Valentine's night in the theatre of the performing arts school of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus, Barbados.
The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados is pleased to announce the start of the inaugural virtual International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) under the theme, “Higher Education in the United States.”