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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Our culinary diplomacy selfie competition continues and we want to see your best sweet potato pie! Anyone acquainted with American Southern/Soul food clearly understands that sweet potato pie plays a vital role in the heart of its kitchen. It is often served during the American holiday season, especially at Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Sweet potato is also ...
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Eight Young Jamaican Entrepreneurs Participate in YLAI 2018

The YLAI Fellowship Professional Program will bring 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in September 2018 to collaborate with counterparts in businesses and organizations in 20 cities across the United States. Through this exchange, Fellows will advance their entrepreneurial ventures and build leadership skills to effectively ...
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Consular Notice

In light of threatening weather conditions from Tropical Storm Isaac,  U.S. Embassy Kingston is postponing all consular appointments for Monday, September 17.  Nonimmigrant visa appointments will be rescheduled for September 19-21, and immigrant visa appointments for September 19.  If these dates are not convenient for you, please follow the procedures on our appointment scheduling website ...
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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Kingston

Location: Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Event: As of September 11, Tropical Storm Isaac is on a westward path towards the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Isaac will reach the Lesser Antilles at near-hurricane strength on the night of September 12 and into the early morning hours of September 13. It should then ...
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Jamaican Museum Receives Prestigious U.S. Grant Award

The Indian, African and Caribbean (INAFCA) Museum at the Mico University College is Jamaica’s 2018 recipient of the (U.S.) Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). The INAFCA Museum with its project entitled – “Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Collections at the Indian, African, and Caribbean (INAFCA) Museum” received a grant award of USD$100,000.00, to assist ...
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