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U.S. Embassy and Barbadian Journalists Celebrates World Press Freedom Day with Investigative Journalism Workshop

April 30, 2021 In advance of May 3, World Press Freedom Day, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown partnered with Barbados journalists and the Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) to celebrate the importance of a free press as an indispensable component of any free society.  To mark the occasion, the Embassy hosted a three-day virtual investigative journalism workshop ...
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Statement on the Death of Former U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Larry Palmer

The U.S. Embassy community is saddened to learn of the passing of our colleague and friend Ambassador Larry Palmer.  A career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, Ambassador Palmer served as Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States from 2012-2015.  He is fondly remembered for his larger-than-life personality, passion ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Roundtable with CARICOM Foreign Ministers

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met virtually with foreign ministers from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states today to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to working with all countries in the region to advance bilateral and regional interests. Foreign ministers from Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, ...
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