US Embassy Jamaica
03/24/2017 at 20:52. Facebook
Congratulations to Jamaica’s Special Olympics Team for an outstanding performance at the World Winter Games! Well done on copping 3 golds, 1 silver and 3 bronze in the competition. #Austria2017
Here Ambassador Moreno took some time out to pose with Jamaica’s Special Olympic at the Embassy in Kingston back in February 2017
US Embassy Jamaica
03/24/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
“The U.S. Embassy’s First and Second Tour Officers hosted a successful cocktail reception for Kingston’s Junior Officer Diplomatic Corps on March 23, 2017. The event was attended by over 45 young diplomats, representing more than 10 diplomatic missions and the Jamaican Foreign Ministry. Ambassador Luis Moreno and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Marcia...
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US Embassy Jamaica
03/24/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
Congratulations to Jamaica’s Special Olympics Team for an outstanding performance at the World Winter Games! Well done on copping 3 golds, 1 silver and 3 bronze in the competition.
Here Ambassador Moreno took some time out to pose with Jamaica’s Special Olympic at the Embassy in Kingston back in February 2017. #Austria2017
US Embassy Jamaica
03/24/2017 at 15:44. Facebook
Good Morning, Jamaica! Wishing you a fantastic Friday!

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement office donated a 40-foot furnished shipping container to the Ministry of National Security, which will be used for vocational training for inmates at the Metcalfe correctional facility. Increased vocational training helps prisoners rehabilitate, a boon for security in Jamaica...
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Once jobless and at-risk, these trainees are growing new businesses - [ Usaid.gov Link ]
U.S. Embassy Kingston supports Investigative Journalism in Jamaica

American broadcast journalist and former CNN anchor, James “Jim” Clancy, participated in a two-day media tour in Kingston, March 20-21, 2017. This media engagement followed a National Integrity Action (NIA) led, Regional Investigative Journalism and Financial Reporting Workshop in St. Ann, March 17-19, 2017, where Clancy was...
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American Citizen Services Notice

South Carolina Special Primary Election scheduled for May 2 and Montana Special Election scheduled for May 25

The State of South Carolina will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, for the 5th Congressional District to replace Mick Mulvaney who was confirmed as the Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. This district...
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Nadeen Matthews seems unstoppable! She joins an impressive group of Jamaican women to represent her country in the World Economic Forum 2017 cohort of Young Global Leaders. They include: Mariame McIntosh Robinson, Imani Duncan Price and Marlene Malahoo Forte – who were previously selected for outstanding contributions in their respective fields.

Nadeen said: “It is an honour and privilege to...
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Jamaican woman is 2017 Young Global Leader from C'bean - Search Results

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Want to give back to your community? #AEIF2017 grants for #ExchangeAlumni public service projects can help! The AEIF competition ends on March 30, so gather your alumni teams and apply for funding today: Learn more: [ State.gov Link ]

International Exchange Alumni | Inspire. Empower. Connect.

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Happy #WorldWaterDay!

As part of our Mission's priority to enable Jamaican health and prosperity, water is an essential building block of life. However, it is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development. Read more: goo.gl/eIBrYD

What are you doing to save water in your community?
U.S. Embassy Kingston is accepting sealed bids for the following motor vehicles and a Generator.

Item Description
• 2003 Nissan X-Trail – Brown
• 2005 Ford Econoline (Utility-master) – Brown
• 2006 Nissan X-Trail – Brown
• 2008 Toyota Hilux Pickup – black
• 2008 Toyota Fortuner - Black
• 2008 Toyota Landcruiser - Black
• 2009 Ford Explorer - Black
• 2010 Ford Explorer - White
• 2010 Ford...
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Hello Jamaica! Happy World Down Syndrome Day!
As we continue to focus on the concept of full and equal citizenship, let us help build an inclusive society for all!

Photo: World Down Syndrome Day FB page
#SportsDiplomacy: How do sports empower women? Find out on March 29 at 8 a.m. (jamaicatime). Join a live, global webchat about "Finding Strength Through Sports," featuring panelists Nungshi and Tashi Malik from India, Aziza Kayumova from Tajikistan, and Fatima Saleem and Rabia Qadir from Pakistan. #EmpowerWomen [ Goo.gl Link ]

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Good Morning, Jamaica! Happy International Day of Happiness! It's a beautiful day, be happy and be safe.
Good morning Jamaica! Happy Friday!

As we continue to celebrate Women's History Month, we acknowledge the work and accomplishments of Dr. Mae Jemison.

Dr. Jemison is the first woman of color in the world to go into space, and served six years as a NASA astronaut. She flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, STS-47 Spacelab (Japan) mission in September 1992 and was NASA’s first Science...
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Influential people and the books that influenced them [ Goo.gl Link ] - Become a member of our Information Resource Center to find a book that will inspire you -[ Usembassy.gov Link ]

Influential people and books that influenced them | ShareAmerica

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JCF’s Corporal Melvin Martin participates in U.S. Exchange on Community Policing

Corporal Melvin Martin of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is currently in the United States completing his participation in a Multi-regional International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). This particular program focuses on the subject of Community Responsiveness/Law Enforcement Leadership and comes to an...
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Would you like to pursue a Master's degree or Ph.D in the United States?

Join us for a FREE information session about the Fulbright Graduate Student Program on March 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Paul Robeson Information Resource Center, U.S. Embassy

REGISTER at [ Acuityscheduling.com Link ]

For more information about the FULBRIGHT program, visit [ Usembassy.gov Link ]
Often times starting a business is tough, and in some spaces it can seem even impossible for women. These top businesswomen are giving advice for your startup. Click the link for some sound tips - <[ Goo.gl Link ]

Successful women have advice for startups | ShareAmerica

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