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Press Association of Jamaica and U.S. Embassy Partner on Media Workshops

Practical, Enlightening and Timely! Those are words used to describe the two-day media training organized by the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Kingston and the National Integrity Action (NIA). This training kicked off Journalism Week 2014 with the timely topic of ‘Forensic Financial Reporting’. During Monday’s Forum, Professor ...
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The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

FY 2015 Request for Proposals Summary: The Embassy of the United States of America in Kingston is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for the 2015 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation program (AFCP). Established in 2001 the AFCP is managed by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The ...
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U.S. Embassy Kingston Holiday Closure

The Embassy of the United States of America in Kingston will be closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day, which is a federal holiday in the United States. All parts of the U.S. Mission, including the Consular Section, Paul Robeson Information Resource Centre, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Peace Corps ...
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Jamaica’s Zero-tolerance Policy to Firearms and Ammmunition

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica reminds all travelers that both the Government of Jamaica and the Government of the Cayman Islands have zero-tolerance policies towards firearms and ammunition. In recent months, a number of U.S. citizens have been detained at the airports in Kingston, Montego Bay and Grand Cayman because firearms or ammunition were ...
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Protect Yourself from Mosquito-borne Diseases

Many of you have heard about the progression of Chikungunya throughout the Caribbean with the most recent transmissions occurring in Central and South American countries as well as some imported cases in the US and other nations.  The CDC has been closely tracking Chikungunya as it moves through the Caribbean since the Aedes mosquitoes that transmit it are common in ...
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