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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (June 16, 2020) Location: Jamaica Event: Travel Authorization Form for entrance into 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 ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Event: Please see updates related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Jamaica Find the latest updates on Jamaican Government recommendations regarding COVID-19 on the Ministry of Health and Wellness Website. Reopening of borders: The government of Jamaica announced that the borders will be open for all international travelers as of June 15, 2020. According to recent media reports, Jamaican authorities have indicated that all ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Kingston – Possibly  Emancipation Park, Half Way Tree transportation center, and the intersection of Old Hope Road and Munroe Road (U.S. Embassy) Event: Social media reports indicate demonstrations may be planned in Kingston on Saturday, June 6.  The exact time and location of the demonstrations are not known.  Emancipation Park, Half Way Tree transportation center, and ...
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The United States Announces Additional J$44 million in Assistance to Jamaica’s COVID-19 Response

Kingston – The United States Government has committed an additional J$44 million (US$300,000) to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Jamaica. These funds will go directly toward Jamaica’s emergency response. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) intends to provide these funds to support the COVID-19 response needs of Jamaica. The United States, via ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (May 27, 2020) Location: Jamaica Event: JetBlue has scheduled flights on Thursday, May 28 and Saturday, May 30 from Kingston to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   Seats are available for commercial purchase directly from the JetBlue website United Airlines has scheduled flights on June 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th, 2020 from Montego Bay to Newark, New Jersey.   Seats are available for commercial purchase directly from the United website. Airlines are not currently scheduling regular flights from Jamaica ...
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