Security Alert for French Saint Martin – Issued by U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados (December 14, 2019)

Location: French Saint Martin Event: Roads connecting Dutch and French Saint Martin may be potentially impassable due to road blocks and protest activity. Dutch Saint Martin (Sint Maarten) authorities are prepared to receive tourists transported from French Saint Martin.  Travelers at Princess Juliana International Airport in Dutch Saint Martin (Sint Maarten) may not be able …

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Travel Advisory Dominica – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Travel Advisory November 21, 2019 Dominica – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution Exercise increased caution in Dominica due to civil unrest.                                     Country Summary:  Demonstrations and protests can take place with little or no notice.  Local authorities have used tear gas to disrupt protests. Read the Safety and Security section on the  country information page. If you decide to travel …

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Demonstration Alert for Dominica – Issued by U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados

Travel Advisory November 21, 2019 Dominica – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution Exercise increased caution in Dominica due to civil unrest.                                     Country Summary:  Demonstrations and protests can take place with little or no notice.  Local authorities have used tear gas to disrupt protests. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel …

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U.S. Embassy Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Tropical Storm Dorian August 26, 2019

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean alerts U.S. citizens that a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the islands of Barbados, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  Additional islands under a Tropical Storm Watch are Dominica, Martinique, Grenada and its dependencies, and Saba and St. Eustatius.  According to the  National Hurricane Center  , Dorian …

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Notice: Embassy Closure due to Tropical Storm

The Government of Barbados has directed businesses to shut down at 10:00am August 26 in advance of the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian. The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados will be closed as a result and will only reopen once the all clear is given by the Barbados government.  Please monitor the Barbados government’s messages regarding …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Bridgetown

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Bridgetown July 6, 2018 Location: Eastern Caribbean – hurricane alert Event:  The National Hurricane Center (NHC)  has issued alerts for a hurricane system that is currently located in the Atlantic Ocean.  The National Hurricane Center reports Beryl is now expected to be a hurricane when it moves through the Lesser Antilles Sunday night or Monday, …

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Ongoing Political Meetings/Rallies in Barbados May Cause Traffic Congestion – U. S. Embassy Bridgetown

Location: Barbados (see below for exact areas) Event:  The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens of the below political party meetings scheduled for tonight, May 14, 2018 at the times indicated.  There may be additional vehicular and pedestrian congestion in and around these areas during this time.  The US Embassy does not anticipate any non-traffic …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Bridgetown (January 25, 2018)

Recent tests at several U.S. Embassy residences revealed bacteria at elevated levels in the tap water. As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Embassy recommended to its staff to boil their drinking water or use bottled water. The U.S. Embassy will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates accordingly.

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