First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Program

The White House has announced the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean. The inaugural YLAI class brings 250 promising young business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America …

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Jamaican youth to visit U.S on cultural exchange

U.S. Embassy Kingston hosted a Youth Ambassadors Pre-Departure and Orientation Session on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.  Young people ages 15-18 years, representing various secondary institutions across the island will participate in a three-week cultural exchange program in the United States. The students and mentors, who were selected by the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section, will …

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Esther Pinnock – A Strong Social Advocate

Jamaica’s youth continue to make significant strides through professional and educational exchanges in the United States.  Esther Pinnock is the most recent returnee from the Atlas Corps Program, where she served as an Atlas Corps Fellow with primary responsibility for communications engagement. Esther was one of 22 participants from various countries across the world including …

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