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U.S. Embassy seeks proposals for 2017 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to issue a call for project proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) for 2017. Proposals must be submitted by February 2, 2017, for projects to preserve cultural heritage in Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and ...
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U.S. Embassy donates “Run for the Coast” proceeds to Future Centre Trust

Presenting the check on behalf of the Embassy was (from left to right) Bill Wommack, Regional Security Officer, and Ambassador Taglialatela, while Vivian-Anne Gittens, Tracey Edwards, and Katecia Thompson accepted the donation for the Future Centre Trust The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, has donated proceeds from its “Run for ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Citizen Science and Climate Change Program

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States was pleased to host Dr. Gillian Bowser, research scientist at Colorado State University, in a three-country traveling program to promote ways ordinary “citizen scientists” can help observe and promote awareness of climate change in their communities. The program traveled to ...
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Applicants Must Not Wear Eyeglasses in their U.S. Passport and Visa Photos

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) advises that, effective November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos.  The U.S. Department of State is implementing this policy to enhance the security of the application process and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika in St. Kitts & Nevis

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 St. Kitts and Nevis  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. ...
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