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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Kingston

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Kingston (October 5, 2020) Location: Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Event: Tropical Storm Delta is south of Jamaica with the Cayman Islands in the projected storm path.  The storm direction, intensity, and impact are uncertain; however, tropical storms and hurricanes can produce high winds and significant rainfall that may result in ...
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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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