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  1. Brooklyn, NY record label to record live session of Marie-Claire Giraud’s ” CHASIN’ RAINBOWS”

    After discovering Marie-Claire Giraud from her NPR Tiny Desk Contest submission, Brooklyn NY record label Leesta Vall Records, has reached out to the Dominica-born, Bronx-raised Jazz singer, to perform in it’s “Direct-to-Vinyl Live Sessions,” where on May 22nd 2023, she will record her original song “CHASIN’ RAINBOWS.” “It’s exciting; truly. I am thrilled to be […]

    May 26, 2023MusicNo comments
  2. BLACK LOTUS (2023) Frank Grillo, Rico Verhoeven & Marie Dompnier

    Director: Todor Chapkanov Writer: Tad Daggerhart Stars: Rico Verhoeven, Frank Grillo & Marie Dompnier  

    May 24, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. SURROUNDED (2023) Letitia Wright, Jeffrey Donovan – Western

    Director: Anthony Mandler Writers: Andrew Pagana & Justin Thomas Stars: Letitia Wright, Jeffrey Donovan & Jamie Bell  

    May 22, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. BASED ON A TRUE STORY (2023) Kaley Cuoco

    Creator: Craig Rosenberg Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Chris Messina & Liana Liberato

    May 19, 2023Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Class of ’09 (2023) Brian Tyree Henry, Brian J. Smith & Isaiah Stratton

    FBI agents who graduated from Quantico in 2009 are reunited following the death of a mutual friend

    May 17, 2023Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. USA and The UK support Anti-Corruption in Training Workshop for Investigators and Prosecutors

    The Criminal Justice Reform Project, jointly funded by the United States and the United Kingdom governments, hosted a training workshop that will help law enforcement in the region investigate and prosecute corruption cases related to misconduct in public office. The workshop, which took place recently in Barbados, brought together over twenty-five senior investigators and prosecutors, […]

    May 1, 2023CrimeNo comments
  7. Peter Dinklage as a Villain? The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (2023)

    Director: Francis Lawrence Writers: Michael Arndt, Suzanne Collins & Michael Lesslie Stars: Peter Dinklage, Rachel Zegler, Hunter Schafer & Viola Davis

    May 1, 2023Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. THE REGIME (2024) Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts & Andrea Riseboroug

    The Regime (2024) is the new drama series starring Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts and Andrea Riseborough.  

    April 18, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbadian Journalist Participates in U.S. Sponsored Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

    Nicholas Maitland, a multimedia journalist at the Nation Newspaper in Barbados is currently in the United States participating on the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). He is taking part in a three-week project on “Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists” from April 3 to April 21. U. S. Embassy spokesperson Donald […]

    April 14, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Caribbean Week Returns to New York City in June

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced the highly anticipated return of Caribbean Week in New York, scheduled for June 5-8, 2023, in “The Big Apple“. The event, being held under the auspices of the CTO Foundation, aims to showcase the vibrant Caribbean culture, foster engagement with the media, promote thought leadership, and encourage networking […]

    April 8, 2023Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  11. ONE DAY AS A LION (2023) J.K. Simmons, Frank Grillo, Virginia Madsen

    Director: John Swab Writer: Scott Caan Stars: Frank Grillo, J.K. Simmons & Virginia Madsen  

    March 28, 2023Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Surprise Win for Bajan Triathlete at Elite US Meet

    Barbadian Triathlete Luke McIntyre took gold at the recent Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, in Florida, fighting off challenges from other top youth triathletes from around the US and further afield. The two-day event featured several races including the Under 25 National Development Race, Youth Development Race, Age Group Draft Legal Race and the NCAA Collegiate […]

    March 22, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  13. ARMAGEDDON TIME (2022) Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Chastain, Jeremy Strong & James Gray

    A deeply personal coming-of-age story about the strength of family and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.

    March 21, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Country Songstress To Release New Music, Including Original, “Straight-Up Country Crazy”

    Country singer-songwriter Brei Carter announces new music is on the way for 2023 via her recent global music distribution partnership with Brown Lee Entertainment & The Orchard. Carter puts a slightly sultry, yet sophisticated southern touch on a Kris Kristofferson classic tune, “For The Good Times,” available April 14 everywhere cutting the song with established Nashville producer and composer Curt Ryle (Taylor […]

    March 16, 2023MusicNo comments
  15. Trade Researcher Participates on U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Chelcee Brathwaite, former Trade Researcher with the Sir Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The […]

    February 18, 2023EducationNo comments
  16. U.S. and UK Governments Support Training on National Case File Standards in Barbados

    The Governments of the United States of America and the United Kingdom continue to provide assistance to the criminal justice system in Barbados by supporting the introduction of national case file standards. Standardizing criminal case file management is expected to reduce delays in the hearing of criminal matters and increase public confidence in the criminal […]

    January 29, 2023CrimeNo comments
  17. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles honoured by American Peers

    The American Historical Association has voted to select Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles as its Honorary Foreign Scholar for 2023. The Association has annually recognised a foreign scholar since 1885, and the list includes the most acclaimed international historians. Beginning with Leopold von Ranke (1885), it […]

    January 26, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Applications Open for 2024 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program. Through the YLAI Fellowship, up to 280 business and social entrepreneurs from across the Caribbean, Latin America and Canada build leadership skills and collaborate with U.S. host organizations and […]

    January 23, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Export Barbados (BIDC) signs MOU with Alveo Technologies, Inc.

    Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry. Export Barbados (BIDC) has responsibility for advancing the life sciences industry of Barbados, which it […]

    January 11, 2023BusinessNo comments
  20. The fallacy of “President” Juan Guaidó is over By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The pretender, Juan Guaidó, is now finally gone. The myth that he was the President of Venezuela and had the capacity to act and speak for the country, has now evaporated. Trump needed the exile votes in South Florida for his run for a second term as President. Several countries were “persuaded”, in defiance of […]

    January 10, 2023PoliticalNo comments
  21. Rally Club pays tribute to motor sport legend Ken Block

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) joined motor sport fans the world over to mourn the passing of American motor sport icon Ken Block, who died in a snowmobile accident in Wasatch County, Utah, 2nd January 2 at the age of 55. A statement from Hoonigan said: “It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm […]

    January 5, 2023Featured, RallyNo comments
  22. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy and Marines Spread Christmas Cheer at the Nightingale Children’s Home

    On Tuesday, December 20, Christmas came early for the children at the Nightingale Children’s Home who received toys and other gifts from U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela and the U.S. Marines on staff at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados. The toys, games, and clothing were donated by Barbadian and American employees at the U.S. Embassy in […]

    December 23, 2022EventsNo comments
  23. Barbadian Cultural Officer Participates on U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Alicia Payne-Hurley, a Cultural Officer for Dance at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Mrs. Payne-Hurley traveled to the United States to participate in a project titled, ‘Promoting Social Change […]

    December 13, 2022EducationNo comments
  24. USAID/UNICEF/OECS Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Report for Eastern Caribbean Countries

    The United States Agency for International Development/Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC), in collaboration with UNICEF and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, launched a second report on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy for five Eastern Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This second study is a follow-up […]

    December 12, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. World Aids Day Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, Eastern Caribbean, plus the OECS

    Each year on December 1, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. This important awareness day provides a time to reflect on our worldwide response to HIV/AIDS while honoring those who lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses. On this World AIDS Day, I want to thank our partners within the region and renew our commitment to […]

    December 3, 2022PoliticalNo comments