Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Our culinary diplomacy selfie competition continues and we want to see your best sweet potato pie! Anyone acquainted with American Southern/Soul food clearly understands that sweet potato pie plays a vital role in the heart of its kitchen. It is often served during the American holiday season, especially at Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Sweet potato is also ...
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Jamericanbikl Culinary Tour

To celebrate the longstanding mutually beneficial relationship between the United States of America and Jamaica, U.S. Embassy Kingston will launch its Culinary Diplomacy Selfie Competition #Jamericanbikl. This is an opportunity to showcase American and Jamaican cuisine, highlighting our similarities and linkages through the culinary arts. Every two weeks, we will post a photo or video ...
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U.S. Embassy Kingston celebrates Friendship with Jamaica

Let’s celebrate our friendship with Jamaica! That was the theme which resonated throughout the evening of June 27th, when US Embassy Kingston commemorated the 242nd Anniversary of the Independence of the United States. Chargé d’ Affaires Eric Khant and his wife Halima Khant hosted over 400 guests at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel for a festive ...
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Request for Proposals – Women’s History Month 2018 Grants Program

U.S. Embassy, Kingston is seeking proposals for its Women’s History Month 2018 Grants Program. Three grants of up to US$20,000.00 will be awarded to promote the empowerment of women and girls in Jamaica. We invite eligible Individuals*, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to submit project abstracts for causes that affect girls or ...
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Deadline Extended: 2018 MLK Photo Contest

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston is excited to announce 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. photo contest.  We invite Jamaican nationals only to submit a photo inspired by Dr. King’s famous 1956 speech – “Facing the Challenge of a new Age.” In the photo, contestants should highlight our interdependence as a people and demonstrate how communities are ...
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U.S. Embassy Kingston hosts Pre-Departure Orientation for Jamaican students

On Friday, July 21, 2017, EducationUSA Jamaica hosted a Pre-Departure Orientation at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, for approximately twenty prospective undergraduate and graduate students, who will commence studies at higher education institutions in the U.S. this Fall. These students will attend several prestigious American schools including Caldwell University, New York Film Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ...
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Honoring U.S. Presidents

Washington’s Birthday is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Increasingly, the holiday has become an occasion to celebrate the birthdays of both President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln. Many Americans call the holiday Presidents Day. George Washington ...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Global beacon for human rights

Martin Luther King Jr. is renowned as the hero who fought and died to end racial discrimination and advance civil rights in the United States. But his influence and inspiration is felt well beyond his home country. Streets and boulevards named after King can be found all over the world, from Niger to Australia, Brazil to Germany. There is ...
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2017 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston is pleased to announce Call for Proposals for the 2017 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). The Fund created by the U.S. Congress in 2001 aims to provide grant awards to preserve cultural heritage around the world, ranging from the renovation of historical monuments and restoration of artefacts to the ...
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