USAID Launches Zika AIRS Project to Support Jamaica’s Mosquito Control Efforts

On October 17, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the Zika AIRS Project (ZAP) in partnership with the Ministry of Health during an event with key stakeholders. ZAP, a regional project that has teams throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, has been launched as a component of USAID’s Zika response ...
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Strengthening relationships through strategic security partnerships

Jamaica welcomed 15 United States military generals and admirals from the Department of Defense Western Hemisphere Capstone Program for a two-day security exchange, August 2-3, 2017. On this visit, the generals and flag officers also referred to as CAPSTONE Fellows, were introduced to key U.S. and host nation civilian and military officials such as U.S. ...
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Partners in action, Partners for hope, Partners for prosperity

On Wednesday, October 19, the U.S. Government partnered with the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) in packing and transporting well-needed supplies to Haiti. United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Luis G. Moreno was on hand to give his support to this very timely mission. The supplies which include bottled water, toiletries and infant supplies will contribute to ...
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U.S. Embassy to support training for Correctional Officers

U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), Director, Garth Hall, participated in a press briefing and information session for participants in the joint Correctional Institution Management Course in the United States. The course, which is fully sponsored by the US Embassy’s INL Office, will take place in Canon City, Colorado, USA, from September 26, ...
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USTDA advances energy efficiency in Jamaica

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Jamaica’s National Water Commission (NWC) , a utility responsible for providing water and wastewater services. The grant will provide technical assistance to examine energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities at seven NWC facilities.  For each of the targeted facilities, the technical assistance will develop detailed ...
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U.S. Embassy, Kingston supports Jamaica’s Border Security

Representatives from several agencies and departments within Jamaica’s Ministry of National Security recently wrapped up a five-day training session on emerging trends in terrorism. Participants included members of staff from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) and Jamaica Customs. This five-day, in-country course sponsored and facilitated by the U.S. State ...
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