United States and Jamaica Highlight Key Achievements and Recommit to Combating Child Trafficking

United States and Jamaican government officials and implementing partners International Organization for Migration, Warnath Group, and Winrock International, convened for the third bilateral dialogue of the United States-Jamaica Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership.  Government officials shared accomplishments and discussed progress and challenges toward the activities and objectives of the CPC Partnership, a jointly developed plan …

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Peace Corps Celebrates 60 Years of Service in Jamaica

Peace Corps Jamaica launched to its 60th anniversary of service in Jamaica with a service of celebration at St. Margaret’s Church, Liguanea on June 12, 2022, under the theme “Celebrating 60 years of friendship and partnership”. The service’s homily was given by Reverend Father Franklyn Jackson. Since 1962, Peace Corps Jamaica has partnered with host-country …

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U.S. Caribbean Resilience Partnership

On Monday, June 17, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan hosted representatives of almost a dozen Caribbean countries in Washington, D.C.  This meeting was a follow-up to the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership, which the Deputy Secretary, together with representatives from key U.S. agencies, and leaders from 18 Caribbean countries, launched in April 2019 to enhance …

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STATEMENT: Secretary Tillerson and Prime Minister Andrew Holness at joint Press Avail

February 7, 2018, Kingston, Jamaica Secretary’s Remarks: Joint Press Availability With Secretary Tillerson and Prime Minister Andrew Holness in Kingston, Jamaica MODERATOR: (In progress) as well as the U.S. Secretary of State, the Honorable Rex Tillerson.  You may be seated.  Thank you so much for joining us, everyone, on this working visit of the U.S. …

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U.S. Co-host the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue

On October 18, the United States, the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), and the Dominican Republic jointly hosted the Sixth Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue, part of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) launched by President Obama in 2009. The Dialogue brought together senior representatives from the Caribbean states, the United States, and …

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