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The United States Hands Over Emergency Equipment to the Government of Jamaica in Response to COVID-19

    The equipment is part of the US $1,000,000 in assistance USAID is providing to Jamaica to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. “The United States is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with decisive action,” said U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia. “Our priorities in this response are to protect the safety and health  of the ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica Event: Update on Travel Authorization Form for Entry to Jamaica  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 . All travelers to Jamaica must ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Event: COVID-19 Updates – Testing and Quarantine of U.S. Citizens in Jamaica The Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) confirms 670 total cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica, with 518 recovered. The Cayman Islands Government confirms 196 total cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands, with 169 recovered. COVID-19 Protocols in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location:  Kingston Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Kingston advises U.S. citizens that, effective June 14, 2020, the Government of Jamaica has declared a State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the Kingston Western and Central Police Divisions (see attached image).  The area included in this SOE was already under restriction for U.S. government personnel.  U.S. citizens are ...
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United States, Jamaica Engage in First Annual Child Protection Compact Partnership Bilateral Dialogue

VIRTUAL: June 16, 2020 – The United States and Jamaica continue to partner on efforts to combat child trafficking.  Representatives of both governments convened an online discussion to mark progress and define next steps as part of the U.S. – Jamaica Child Protection Compact Partnership, a 4-year partnership signed by both governments on May 30, 2018. The ...
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