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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Kingston, Jamaica Event: The U.S. Embassy has seen an increase in violent crime in areas frequented by American employees and their families. Of special concern is that these crimes have occurred during daylight hours. These crimes have not targeted U.S. citizens; however, we would like to remind the U.S. citizens to be vigilant while traveling in ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Kingston, Jamaica – Hope Road and Phoenix Avenue Event: A shooting occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. at Hope Road and Phoenix Avenue near Andrews Memorial Hospital and Devon House in Kingston, Jamaica.  The area has been cordoned off by the police and there is an ongoing investigation. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Kingston, Jamaica – Liguenea Avenue Event: A shooting has just occurred on Liguanea Avenue in Kingston, Jamaica. The area has been cordoned off by the police and there is an ongoing investigation. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Monitor local media for updates. Be aware of your surroundings. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica 142 Old Hope ...
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National Gallery of Jamaica Receives 2020 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Award

The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) is the island’s 2020 recipient of the United States Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Award, receiving approximately J$6 million in grant funding.  This award was made possible through the AFCP’s Cultural Antiquities Task Force and will support the NGJ’s Conservation Redevelopment & Storage Rationalization Project.  The project is ...
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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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