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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs Visits Jamaica

Ms. Loyce Pace, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, visited the island nation from September 14 through 16 to highlight the United States government’s commitment to public health in Jamaica and the Caribbean region. Assistant Secretary Pace oversees HHS’ engagement with foreign governments, international health institutions and policymaking ...
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WORLDWIDE CAUTION

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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United States and Jamaica Highlight Key Achievements and Recommit to Combating Child Trafficking

United States and Jamaican government officials and implementing partners International Organization for Migration, Warnath Group, and Winrock International, convened for the third bilateral dialogue of the United States-Jamaica Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership.  Government officials shared accomplishments and discussed progress and challenges toward the activities and objectives of the CPC Partnership, a jointly developed plan ...
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Ambassador N. Nick Perry Engages Jamaican Students at Juneteenth Commemorative Event

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, N. Nick Perry, hosted a forum at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston for Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.  The event was held Tuesday, June 14, 2022, with over 40 Jamaican high school students, along with their teachers. Embassy panelists included ((l-r) Dominick ...
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