Tag: United States Embassy Bridgetown Barbados

First Child-Friendly Space Opens Under U.S.-Jamaica Child Protection Partnership

KINGSTON —The Embassy of the United States of America in Kingston and the Ministry of National Security jointly launched Jamaica’s first ever child-friendly space to assist child victims of human trafficking and other serious crimes. This safe space, based out of the Falmouth Police Station in Jamaica’s Trelawny Parish, is specifically designed with children in […]

United States Donates Field Hospital and Utility Vehicles To Saint Lucia

CASTRIES — The United States donated a 40-bed field hospital and three utility vehicles to the government of Saint Lucia during a handover ceremony at the St. Lucia Fire Service Training Center in Vieux Fort yesterday.  The donation of the field hospital and utility vehicles, valued at more than $650,000, will help respond to the ongoing […]

12 of 22 Countries CDC Says To Avoid Are In The Caribbean As COVID Crimps Travel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Some 12 of the 22 countries the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn travelers to avoid are in the Caribbean The Caribbean has also had the steepest increase in infections since the start of the two-year-old pandemic, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday. In North America, the […]

U.S. Citizens Can Leave St. Vincent By Cruise Ship On Friday Morning

KINGSTOWN — The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for U.S. citizens who wish to depart St. Vincent on Friday, 16 April to Dutch Sint Maarten. Boarding on the Celebrity Reflection will begin at 7:00 A.M. and will depart Kingstown Port, St. Vincent at 1:00 P.M. The ship will […]