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COVID-19 Information – Jamaica

COVID-19 Information – Jamaica Last updated:  9/4/2020 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Jamaica due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions.  Read the entire Travel Advisory . Medical services in Jamaica are limited.  Please read our general information regarding medical assistance in Jamaica . The Government of Jamaica has developed “ Resilient Corridors ” for tourism. Visitors should expect their ...
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COVID-19 Information – Cayman Islands

COVID-19 Information – Cayman Last updated: 9/4/2020 Country-Specific Information: The Cayman Islands government provides daily updates regarding COVID-19 on their COVID-19 website . Currently, several restrictions on travel and large gatherings are in place . Some have recently been eased.  Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No. All airports in the Cayman Islands remain closed to international travel until at least October 1, ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica Event: Due to changes in COVID-19 caseloads in Jamaica, the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston will reduce consular services effective September 8.  Emergency American Citizen Services and limited visa services will continue. U.S. Embassy Kingston has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens who visit or reside ...
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The United States Government Gives an Additional US $1 Million in Assistance to Jamaica to Respond to COVID-19

August 26, 2020 The United States Government Gives an Additional US $1 Million in Assistance to Jamaica to Respond to COVID-19 Kingston – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced today that it is providing an additional US$1 million (J$150 million) to assist Jamaica’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. USAID ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (August 21, 2020) Location: Jamaica, countrywide Event: Jamaican general elections are planned for Thursday, September 3, 2020.  You should remain vigilant while moving about the country as the election draws near.  Political gatherings and rallies could lead to traffic disruptions.  Large gatherings and crowds can be unpredictable and present opportunities for criminals ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica  Event: Find the latest requirements for travel to Jamaica online at   VisitJamaica.com      Please note that the Department of State continues to advise U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  For more information about this Global Level 4 Health Advisory, please visit the following website:  Travel.State.Gov . If you ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (July 10, 2020) Location: Jamaica Event: Find the latest requirements for travel to Jamaica online at   VisitJamaica.com           Please note that the Department of State continues to advise U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  For more information about this Global Level 4 Health Advisory, please ...
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