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St. George’s College (Jamaica) Receive Support from Class of ’89 Toward COVID-19 Initiative

St. George’s College (Jamaica) Receive Support from Class of ’89 Toward COVID-19 Initiative

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Members of St. George’s College Class of ’89 have sought to give back to their alma mater and on Tuesday, July 7 presented a cheque valued at J$300,000 to Margaret Campbell, Principal and Ian Telfer, President of the St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association. The funds will go towards the Old Boys’ […]

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Jamaican Embassy, Consulates Made All-Out Push To Protect Jamaicans Stranded Abroad

Jamaican Embassy, Consulates Made All-Out Push To Protect Jamaicans Stranded Abroad

  by Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, D.C. – The month of July has witnessed the re-opening of Jamaica’s Missions in the United States, and the return to some semblance of normalcy, as Jamaica’s air and seaports begin to fully reopen from the COVID-19 lockdown. Resident and non-resident Jamaicans were all able to return to home at long […]

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Jamaica: Devon House Takes Steps to Prevent Further Breaches

Jamaica: Devon House Takes Steps to Prevent Further Breaches

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Following a move by Jamaica’s Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie to close popular entertainment spot, Reggae Mill, located at Devon House, due to breaches of COVID-19 protocols, the Management of Devon House Development Limited has taken added steps to prevent any further breaches. The Management of the […]

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Ambassadors To Discuss Re-Opening Of Caribbean States At Zoom Town Hall

Ambassadors To Discuss Re-Opening Of Caribbean States At Zoom Town Hall

MASSACHUSETTS – The Authentic Caribbean Foundation (ACF) will present Part 2 of its Caribbean COVID-19 Update discussion forum: Re-opening of Caribbean States, featuring Ambassadors of  several Caribbean Countries and other community leaders. The Zoom Town Hall will take place on Tuesday July 7, 2020 at 4pm and will be streamed live on various platforms including the Authen Caribe Facebook Page […]

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Salute to American Independence Day – Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks

Salute to American Independence Day – Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks

To all the people of these United States of America, happy 4th of July 2020! Two hundred and forty-four (244) years thus far into a journey set in motion when those original Thirteen (13) colonies transitioned into a new nation “born on the 4th of July,” the United States of America, whose name was first […]

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A gathering of historic proportions  – Jamaica Diaspora day Live Online Virtual Celebration

A gathering of historic proportions – Jamaica Diaspora day Live Online Virtual Celebration

SOUTH FLORIDA – A gathering of historic proportions, Jamaica Diaspora day was the first-ever virtual and global all-day event of this nature, which saw the broadcast and streaming of eleven (11) consecutive sessions throughout the day live on Jamaicans.com Facebook platform, OneLoveJamaica. Each session was delivered by the JDTAN and various Diaspora Organizations in association […]

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OP-Ed: Latin America and the Caribbean Must Rethink Its Future, and the Time Is Now

OP-Ed: Latin America and the Caribbean Must Rethink Its Future, and the Time Is Now

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams – Eleanor Roosevelt by Carlos Felipe Jarmillo We can never really foresee the future. It is always dynamic and changing, and shaped by any number of unforeseen circumstances. Who could have predicted, for instance, that a global pandemic would burst upon us […]

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PAHO launches new site for donations to its COVID-19 Response Fund

PAHO launches new site for donations to its COVID-19 Response Fund

The resources will help PAHO support countries and territories throughout the Americas, currently the global epicenter of the pandemic Washington, DC  – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking to mobilize new resources for its work on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas with a new online portal where donations can be made directly to the PAHO […]

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Jamaican Embassy in Washington DC Reopens for Business

Jamaican Embassy in Washington DC Reopens for Business

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States and Permanent Representatives to the Organization of American States, (OAS) HE. Audrey Marks has announced the reopening of the Offices of the Jamaican Embassy located at 1520 New Hampshire Avenue in Washington, DC. The Embassy which was closed over the past three months […]

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Jamaican Teachers Being Recruited to Tutor U.S. Students On-Line

Jamaican Teachers Being Recruited to Tutor U.S. Students On-Line

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC –  In an initiative with the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington DC, Community Scholar, Inc., a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is hiring Jamaican teachers to tutor students in the United States over the Internet. The focus of the organization is an effort to increase the test scores of students […]

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