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U.S. Gov’t invests US$20 million in Jamaica’s Maritime Security

As part of the U.S. Government’s US$20 million dollar investment in Jamaica’s maritime security, U.S. Embassy Kingston’s Chargé d’Affaires Eric Khant officially handed over a Boston Whaler and SAFE Boat to Jamaica’s Chief of Defense Staff Lt. General Rocky Meade.  The boats are the final two of 10 vessels donated to the JDF Coast Guard ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (May 3, 2019) Location:  Parishes of Westmoreland, Hanover, and St. James Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Kingston advises U.S. citizens that, effective April 30, the Government of Jamaica has declared a State of Public Emergency covering the parishes of Westmoreland, Hanover, and St. James, based on escalating criminal activity ...
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Jamaica’s Chief of Defense Staff inducted in International Hall of Fame

The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) inducted three military leaders into its International Hall of Fame at the Lewis and Clark Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on April 4, 2019. Officers honored were Lieutenant General Rocky R. Meade, Chief of the Defense Staff, Jamaica Defense Force, General Bari del Valle Sosa, Chief of ...
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2019 Trade shows

INTERNATIONAL BUYER PROGRAM The U.S. Department of Commerce partners with a number of tradeshow organizers in the United States to organize official delegations under our International Buyer Program (IBP). Targeted at businesses and distributors around the world who are seeking to connect with U.S. suppliers, the program has delivered thousands of winning partnerships with mutual ...
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