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U.S. Consular Officer to Hold Appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica

November 17, 2015 The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Dominica from Tuesday, December 1, to Thursday, December 3.  The officer will provide U.S. Citizens Services and accept applications for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA).  Unfortunately, ...
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U.S. Embassy Presents Prizes to Winners of NASA Essay Contest

Students at three under-served Barbados secondary schools have been awarded prizes for their winning essays in a contest sponsored by the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. The contest was held in conjunction with last month’s public lecture on the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics ...
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Increase in Crime in Barbados

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean advises U.S. citizens in Barbados of a recent surge in robberies involving the use of the firearms and high levels of violence. These robberies were directed against local businesses with multiple employees that pay salaries in cash, for example construction sites, bars and convenience stores. Criminals ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Retired NASA Astronaut in a Presentation on the Importance of STEM

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS was pleased to host retired NASA astronaut Robert Curbeam in Barbados where he delivered a free public lecture on the importance of STEM. Astronaut Curbeam’s lecture took place on October 16 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Center. The U.S. Embassy hosted this presentation to ...
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USAID Intervention Helps Dominican Community Avert Flooding

Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States government provided assistance that helped mitigate the devastating impact of Tropical Storm Erika for one small community on the west coast of Dominica. In September 2014, USAID implemented the USD$332,000 Mero Drainage Improvement Works Risk Reduction and Climate Change Resilience initiative to minimize ...
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