For Immediate Release

Office of Press Relations

Press Release

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:‎

Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, Administrator Power and Prime Minister Mottley discussed key areas for collaboration on issues of mutual interest, particularly the unique challenges of small island states in the Caribbean, including the limitations on concessional finance, climate change, clean energy, disaster resilience, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Administrator Power highlighted USAID’s commitment to maintain close ties with the Government of Barbados and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) across a range of development priorities, reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and CARICOM, and reinforced interest in continued engagement as neighbors, partners, and friends.

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