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CDEMA Hosts Ceremony to Inaugurate New U.S. Government-Funded Regional Facility

In a recent ceremony, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) inaugurated its new headquarters at Resilience Way in St. Michael.  The construction of the CDEMA training facility, regional coordination center, and warehouse for emergency supplies has been financially supported by the government of the United States of America through the United States Southern Command ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a Four-Nation Eastern Caribbean Tour

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour.  The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on April 24, where the ensemble performed during a free public concert at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.  The U.S. Embassy presented the quartet in this ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Hayes Quartet in a Four-Nation Eastern Caribbean Tour

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Hayes Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour.  The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on March 20, where it performed during a free public concert at the Frank Collymore Hall. Sonya Hayes, an accomplished American violinist, accompanied by violist Matthew Maffett, ...
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U.S. Embassy Underscores STEM Education with the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Launch

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS underscored its commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education.  On March 12, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney was on location at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida to witness the launch of NASA’s groundbreaking MMS launch.  While there, she interacted ...
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Zydeco Band Mo’ Mojo Rocks Barbados

Louisiana’s hottest “party-gras” Zydeco band, Mo’ Mojo gave a free public concert on Valentine’s night in the theatre of the performing arts school of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus, Barbados.  The event was standing room only, and the band performed American Zydeco music for almost an hour. Much to the delight ...
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