Message of Solidarity for Dominica and the Caribbean

Press Statement by Heather Nauert Department of State September 20, 2017   A Message of Solidarity for Dominica and the Caribbean The United States stands in solidarity with the people of Dominica and all those across the Caribbean region affected by the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.  The United States stands ready to work with you ...
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USAID, IRC host Clean Energy Seminar

Earth Day celebration: On Friday, April 21, 2017, the Paul Robeson Information Resource Center at the U.S. Embassy hosted members of the USAID’s Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) team in order to discuss “Jamaica’s Transition toa Green Energy Economy” with a group of participants from academia, the public sector, and the private sector.  Speaking on ...
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AFJ Demonstrates Commitment to Jamaica with US$300K in Grants

The American Friends of Jamaica recently hosted its annual grant awards ceremony.  The event was held on April 3, 2017 at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston. Discretionary and donor-direct grant awards totaling more than US$300,000 (JA$40 million) were presented to 27 Jamaican non-profit entities including the Alpha Institute, SOS Children’s Village and the Jamaica Environmental ...
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USAID announces first award under Clean Energy Finance Facility

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the first grant through the Clean Energy Finance Facility for the Caribbean and Central America (CEFF-CCA), to help develop a 37 megawatt (MW) solar farm in Jamaica’s Westmoreland Parish. CEFF-CCA will provide support to Rekamniar Capital Limited, the project developer, to partner with independent power producer ...
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Our Ocean Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry hosted the 2016 Our Ocean conference in Washington, D.C. on September 15 to 16. The conference focused on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean. To see the Our Ocean Conference 2016 official website, click  here.  ...
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