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  • Embassy facilitates training exercises.

    Embassy facilitates training exercises.

    The Embassy, via the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), hosted meetings aimed to facilitate exchange and development with the Regional Security System.

  • USNS Comfort to host health mission

    USNS Comfort to host health mission

    Dominicans will be provided with healthcare and other humanitarian services courtesy of the USNS Comfort, a U.S. Navy hospital ship, which will visit the island from July 27 to August 7.

  • Denton shipment delivered to St. Kitts

    Denton shipment delivered to St. Kitts

    USAID, through the Denton program, delivered a humanitarian assistance shipment to St. Kitts & Nevis. It consisted of cycling items donated by Community Bikes, an NGO based in Hamilton, New York.

  • Lecture series reaches two nations

    Lecture series reaches two nations

    Acclaimed theologians at Howard University’s School of Divinity, Dr. Kortright Davis, and Dr. Cain Hope Felder tour Barbados and Antigua in a lecture series titled "the Theology of Inclusion."


Embassy News

  • United States Sends Humanitarian Assistance to St. Kitts and Nevis

    On Saturday, June 13, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Denton program, delivered a humanitarian assistance shipment to St. Kitts and Nevis valued at USD$31,000. Community Bikes, a not-for-profit organization based in Hamilton, New York, donated the shipment that included bicycles and helmets for use by the St. Kitts Ministry of Youth’s “Cycle through Success” program. 

  • U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Hosts Roots of Gospel Music lecture

    On June 3, at the Sealy African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Collymore Rock, St. Michael, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, Larry Palmer led audience members in the hymn, “A Charge to Keep I Have.” The occasion was the free public lecture on the Roots of Gospel Music, which was hosted by U.S. Embassy Bridgetown and presented by Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney, former music historian at the Library of Congress.  

  • Exercise Tradewinds 2015 Starts Sunday

    Beginning Sunday, May 31, military and security forces from Caribbean nations will join the United States, Canada, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mexico, and the United Kingdom for maritime security and disaster response training at Camp Springfield in St. Kitts as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2015.  

  • 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. 


  • The Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability.

    Passport applications accepted overseas or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay. If you applied for a U.S. passport overseas during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate at which you originally applied. Information about how to apply for an emergency passport is available at the following

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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