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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika in Anguilla

The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Anguilla regarding the Zika virus . The CDC has concluded that the Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects in some fetuses and babies born to infected mothers. This conclusion was ...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter visits Barbados

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Winslow Griesser will pay a visit to Barbados to conduct operations in conjunction with the Barbados Coast Guard. The cutter’s mission is to conduct interdictions against illicit maritime trafficking activities throughout the Eastern Caribbean during June. The cutter was met in Barbados on June 25 by the Senior ...
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Security Awareness for U.S. Citizens Summer Festival Season

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean advises U.S. citizens in Barbados of the need to exercise security awareness as we approach the summer festival season. With recent increases in firearms-related crimes and gang violence, and  press reports  of social media posts referencing gun violence at the upcoming Fore-Day Morning Jam festival, the Embassy wants to ensure ...
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