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Barbadian Health Professional Participates on U.S. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

Ms. Lee Ann Salandy-Gill, an Accreditation Support Specialist/ Health Planner at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, has been selected by the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown to participate on the 2021 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program.  She recently departed for the United States to begin her program at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Ms. Salandy-Gill will ...
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Travel Advisory Update for Barbados – U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados

Travel Advisory Update for Barbados – U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados (August 4, 2021)   Location:  Barbados    Event:  The Department of State has issued a Travel Advisory Level 3 – Reconsider Travel for Barbados due to COVID-19.   Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 ...
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Travel Advisory Update for the French West Indies – U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados

Location:  The French West Indies which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy.   Event:  The Department of State has issued a Travel Advisory Level 4 – Do Not Travel for the French West Indies, which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy, due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions.   Read the Department of ...
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U.S. Embassy and Jan’s Empowerment Institute launch Training Program for Women Entrepreneurs in Antigua and Barbuda

On Tuesday July 27, the U.S. Embassy Bridgetown in partnership with the Jan’s Empowerment Institute (JEI) launched the U.S. Department of State’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Program in Antigua and Barbuda. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy, AWE aims to work with women entrepreneurs to develop ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hails U.S.-Antiguan Partnership on New Power Plant Project

During a July 27 groundbreaking ceremony in Crabbs Antigua, United States Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda and the Eastern Caribbean, Linda Taglialatela hailed the collaboration of American company Eagle LNG and Antiguan companies Antigua Power Company (APC) and the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) in what will be the island’s first power plant integrating natural ...
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