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  • Public Lecture on Snail Eradication

    Public Lecture on Snail Eradication

    On Tuesday April 15 the Embassy hosted a public lecture on "Strategies for the Eradication of the Giant African Land Snail and other invasive species" at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic's main auditorium.

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  • Police officer off to leadership program

    Police officer off to leadership program

    Sergeant Pedro Harry will go to the United States this month as the latest Eastern Caribbean candidate of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

  •  IAPA Conference remarks by PDAS John Feeley

    IAPA Conference remarks by PDAS John Feeley

    The Inter-American Press Association held their Mid-Year meeting in Barbados from April 4-7, 2014. The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mr. John Feeley attended and delivered remarks at the plenary session on Saturday.

  • Media workshops in St. Kitts and Barbados

    Media workshops in St. Kitts and Barbados

    On Tuesday April 1 and Thursday April 3, the Embassy hosted media workshops for journalists on the islands of St. Kitts and Barbados with Luis Botello, Senior Program Director of Special Projects, International Center for Journalists.

  • 2014 Global Chiefs of Mission Conference

    2014 Global Chiefs of Mission Conference

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Dr. Larry Palmer chats with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the March, 2014 Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon held at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

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  • Awards for Reporting Tax Compliance Issues

    April 15, 2014 - Whistleblowers are an important part of the IRS tax compliance program, and can receive substantial awards if the IRS uses their information. The IRS Whistleblower Office can award up to 30 percent of the additional tax, penalty and other amounts it collects. 

  • Lives change @ your Library! Celebrate National Library Week- April 13-17, 2014

    April 11, 2014 - The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States is celebrating National Library Week in a big way this year! Under the theme, “Lives change @ your Library,” libraries across the United States will be celebrating books and literacy during the week, April 13-17. National Library Week is also a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. 

  • Barbados media (bloggers and reporters) urged to stick to standards when competing with social media portals

    April 7, 2014 - Ethical choices remain the most important skill of a journalist. Senior Program Director of Special Projects at the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), Luis Botello, impressed this with a cadre of key Barbadian bloggers, as well as TV, Radio, print media practitioners during a one-day seminar hosted by the Bridgetown U.S. Embassy at the Courtyard Marriott, in Hastings. 

  • St. Kitts Minister for Information, The Honorable Nigel Carty applauds best practice training for journalists

    April 4, 2014 - Some 20 journalists attended the April 1 workshop held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort which was led by Luis Botello, Senior Program Director, International Center for Journalism, Washington D.C. Commenting on the media training, Minister for Information, Honorable Nigel Carty said he was “delighted to hear of yesterday’s (April 1) session.”  

  • Journalists in Barbados recap best practices

    April 4, 2014 - Making ethical decisions is the most important skill of a journalist. Senior Program Director of Special Projects at the International Centre for Journalists, Luis Botello, impressed this upon local editors and journalists during a workshop hosted by the Public Affairs Section U.S. Embassy at Courtyard Marriott. 

  • U.S. Embassy Bridgetown hosts workshops for editors and journalists in St. Kitts & Nevis, and Barbados

    March 25, 2014 - The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to host two workshops for editors and journalists in St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados on April 1 and April 3 respectively. 

  • Barbadian Kevin J. Boyce to participate in U.S. Government Sponsored Leadership Program

    March 25, 2014 - Kevin J. Boyce will go to United States this month as the latest Eastern Caribbean candidate of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Mr. Boyce is a partner in the litigation group of the Barbadian law firm, Clarke Gittens and Farmer. 

  • Partners Launch a New Program to Build Regional Climate Capacity in the Caribbean

    March 24, 2014 - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a new program to build regional capacity for climate change adaptation in the Eastern Caribbean, in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH). 

Ambassador Larry L. Palmer

  • Ambassador Larry L. Palmer

Jazz Appreciation Month 2014

  • Jazz Appreciation Month 2014

Reporting Tax Compliance

  • Awards for Reporting Tax Compliance Issues

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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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