Embassy of Barbados in Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Caribbean Chancery in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
Embassy of Barbados, Washington, D.C.
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LocationWashington, D.C. 20008
Address2144 Wyoming Avenue, N.W.
Coordinates38°55′1″N 77°2′55.46″W / 38.91694°N 77.0487389°W / 38.91694; -77.0487389Coordinates: 38°55′1″N 77°2′55.46″W / 38.91694°N 77.0487389°W / 38.91694; -77.0487389
AmbassadorNoel Anderson Lynch
Websitehttp://www.foreign.gov.bb/

The Embassy of Barbados in Washington, D.C. is the primary diplomatic mission of Barbados to the United States of America, and the Organisation of American States (OAS).[1] It is maintained by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Barbados. The present Ambassador is Noel Anderson Lynch, appointed on October 1, 2018, who replaced Selwin Charles Hart.[2][3]

It is located to the East of the official Embassy Row area at 2144 Wyoming Avenue N.W. in Washington, D.C.'s Kalorama neighborhood.[4][5]

Overview

The embassy also operates two Consulates-General in: Miami and New York City;[4] a Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York City;[4] and it is also further supported by a collection of Honorary Consulates in: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Louisville, New Orleans, Portland, San Francisco, and Toledo.[6]

Accreditation

The Barbados Embassy in Washington, D.C. is also concurrently accredited as non-resident Ambassador to: Costa Rica, Mexico and Nicaragua.

Heads of mission

Representative Title Appointed &
(Presentation
of Credentials)
Termination
of Mission
Appointed by
Hilton Augustus Vaughan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 1, 1967[7] Errol Barrow (G.G. John Montague Stow)
Valerie Theodore McComie Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 1, 1968 Errol Barrow (G.G. Arleigh Winston Scott)
Fozlo Brewster Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim May 22, 1974
Cecil Beaumont Williams Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 25, 1974
(August 19, 1974)
Fozlo Brewster Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim December 16, 1975
Maurice A. King Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 28, 1976
(February 9, 1976)
Ralphston Orlando Marville Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim September 24, 1976 John "Tom" Adams (G. G. William Douglas)
Oliver Hamlet Jackman Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 13, 1977
(May 16, 1977)
John "Tom" Adams (G. G. Deighton Lisle Ward)
Ralphston Orlando Marville Charge d'Affaires ad interim December 26, 1980
Charles A. T. Skeete Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 4, 1981
(February 24, 1981)
Clifton Maynard Minister-Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim July 28, 1983)
Peter Douglas Laurie Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 15, 1983
(November 21, 1983)
Sir William Randolph Douglas Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 7, 1987
(May 11, 1987)
Errol Barrow (G. G. Hugh Springer)
Dr. Rudi Valentine Webster Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 5, 1991
(November 25, 1991)
Erskine Sandiford (G. G. Ruth Nita Barrow)
Dr. Sir Courtney N. Blackman, KA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 8, 1995
(March 20, 1995)
Owen Seymour Arthur (G. G. Ruth Nita Barrow)
Michael Ian King[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 10, 2000
(December 7, 2000)
Owen Seymour Arthur (G. G. Sir Clifford Husbands)
John Ernest Beale Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 29, 2009
(May 20, 2000)
June 30, 2016 David Thompson (G. G. Sir Clifford Husbands)
Selwin Charles Hart Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 1, 2016

(January 18, 2017)

August 15, 2018 Freundel Stuart (G.G. Sir Eliot Belgrave)
Noel Anderson Lynch Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 1, 2018

(January 11, 2019)

Current Mia Amor Mottley (G.G. Dame Sandra Mason)

Building history

Former entities located at 2144 Wyoming:

See also

References

  1. ^ "OAS :: Authorities : Permanent Representatives to the OAS". oas.org. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  2. ^ "New Heads Of Overseas Missions Announced". Barbados Government Information Service. Barbados Government Information Service. August 31, 2018. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  3. ^ "Three picks seen as strategic". Nation Newspaper. Nation Publishing Company. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  4. ^ a b c Department of State (12 August 2011). "Background Note: Barbados". Government of the United States of America. Retrieved 2011-10-10.
  5. ^ Embassy of Barbados, VirtualGlobetrotting
  6. ^ List of Barbadian Honorary Consulates (as of September 2011), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Barbados
  7. ^ "The Morning Record - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  8. ^ "AllGov - Nations". allgov.com. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  9. ^ The American Blue Book of Biography: Men of 1912-. American Publishers' association. 1919. p. 439. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  10. ^ Brooklyn Blue Book. Brooklyn Life Publishing Company. 1919. p. 78. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  11. ^ Town & Country. Hearst Corporation. 1919. pp. 4–50. ISSN 0040-9952. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  12. ^ United States. Congress; United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing (1920). Official Congressional Directory. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 462. ISSN 0160-9890. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  13. ^ The Finnish embassy's previous locations, The many homes of Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. - by Marja Guercin, Public Affairs 1971–2003
  14. ^ Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.) (1956). Custom House Guide. Custom House Guide. Retrieved 2017-02-18.