Travel Advisory Update for the French West Indies – Level 4: Do Not Travel

The Department of State has increased the Travel Advisory Level for the French West Indies, which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy to a Level 4 – Do Not Travel, due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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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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Antigua and Barbuda’s National Day

On behalf of the government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the people of Antigua and Barbuda on your 39th anniversary of independence. As regional partners, our countries are working together to increase security, expand prosperity, and uphold democratic values.  We are proud of the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership that strengthens our …

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US Embassy Sealed Bid Auto Auction

October 17, 2020 at our Embassy Parking Lot 9:00am until 1:00pm The U.S. Embassy will be holding a sealed-bid auction at the U.S. Embassy parking lot in Wildey Business Park, Wildey, St. Michael. Viewing begins at 9:00am and all bids must be in by 1:00pm. The following vehicle will be offered: 2013 Honda CRV 4WD …

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U.S. Embassy Closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in observance of a National Day of Mourning for former President George H. W. Bush

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation appointing December 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning throughout the United States. The U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS will observe this day of homage to the memory of President George H.W. Bush, and, therefore, the Embassy will be closed. All appointments …

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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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