Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition

U.S. Embassy Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition Official Speech Contest Rules Contest Sponsors [1] The Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy Bridgetown (the “Contest Sponsors”). Description of Contest Objectives The United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is …

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The 2021 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to issue a call for project proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) for 2020. The preservation of cultural heritage provides people with a link to traditions that might otherwise be lost.  Historic buildings, monuments, artifacts etc. are important indicators …

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Emancipation Day celebrates our shared humanity

This is my first Emancipation Day in Grenada. It is well worth celebrating that in 1833, across the British Caribbean, nearly a million people were freed from slavery. Although we don’t have a national holiday in the United States to mark the emancipation from slavery, many states and cities have their own holiday. The District …

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Call for Application for the Women in Politics Leadership Institute

U.S. Embassy Bridgetown will host its inaugural Women in Politics Leadership Institute from July 29 to August 26, 2020. The free five-week online program will gather 25 aspiring female leaders from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to gain knowledge on the importance …

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