The U.S. Department of State announced today the partners for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will be co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad, India, November 28-30. Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will lead the U.S. contingent to the summit, which will focus on the theme of “Women First, Prosperity ...
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U.S. and India to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, November 28-30

The United States and India will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India.  Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will lead the United States’ delegation to the Summit, which will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. President Donald J. Trump announced the Summit during the visit of ...
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A power solution for all Jamaicans

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, US Embassy Jamaica representatives joined members from Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), University of Technology, and the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology to celebrate the 207th readyboard installed in the Majesty Garden community. USAID/Jamaica, in partnership with JPS and JSIF, launched the Readyboard Electrification Demonstration (RED) ...
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YLAI – Creating Unique Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, in collaboration with the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean, and Meridian International Center hosted the “Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) Regional Workshop on Entrepreneurship”. The event served to examine unique challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in the Caribbean, and encourage growth and collaboration outside of the region. Over ...
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U.S. donates 1.5 million condoms to boost Jamaica’s Zika Prevention effort among Pregnant Women

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated 1.5 million condoms to the National Family Planning Board-Sexual Health Agency, to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of Zika among pregnant women. The condoms will be distributed island wide within the antenatal clinics, to be offered free of cost to ...
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