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Black History Month Speech Competition – The Great Orators

U.S. Embassy Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition Official Speech Contest Rules  Contest Sponsors1  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 pleased to announce its Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition which ...
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Apply for OneBeat Virtual 2022

OneBeat is accepting applications for OneBeat Virtual 2022, which will digitally convene 35 musicians from 50 eligible countries and territories. This fully virtual residency program will take place July 11th – September 6th, 2022. During this 8-week period, OneBeat Fellows will investigate new forms of virtual collaboration, form ensembles to write, produce, and perform genre-defying ...
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Second Barbadian Health Professional Participates in U.S. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

Emergency physician specialist Dr. Chaynie Williams has been selected by the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown to participate in the 2021 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program.  Dr. Williams, who serves as the Clinical Director in the Office of the Director of Medical Services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, is also an associate lecturer with the ...
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U.S. Donates over 70,000 COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The United States congratulates St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the successful delivery of 70,200 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to fight COVID-19. These Pfizer vaccine shipments are part of the United States Government’s donation of 1.2 billion safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for the world through the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) initiative to ...
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