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    July 4th: Celebrating U.S. Independence Day

    The Fourth of July has been recognized as Independence Day in the United States ever since the country’s Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Americans celebrate with parades, fireworks, concerts and other festive activities.

  • Official signing ceremony for EFJ/FCJ

    U.S. and Jamaica Partner for Environmental Fund

    United States Ambassador Luis G. Moreno and Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, on Friday, June 26, 2015 signed an agreement to effect the merger of the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica and the Jamaica Protected Areas Trust.

  • Special Olympics team meets U.S. Ambassador

    Special Olympics team meets U.S. Ambassador

    Members of Jamaica’s 2015 Special Olympics team met U.S. Ambassador Luis G. Moreno, as they finalized their travel plans during a recent visit to the U.S. Embassy. The over sixty member group will participate in the World Summer Games on July 25, in Los Angeles, California.

  • OPIC 20MW solar energy signing ceremony

    OPIC supports 20MW J'can solar energy facility

    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, today signed a financing agreement with Content Solar Ltd., to support a 20 megawatt grid-connected solar photovoltaic facility in Jamaica.

  • Grant funding Opportunity

    Grant Funds Available!

    The U.S. Embassy is offering grant opportunity for non-profit organizations and academic institutions, ‘Dialogues between Democracies: The Future of U.S. – Jamaica Bilateral Relations’. Applicants must complete DUNS and SAMS registration.

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  • Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone

    More needs to be done because “every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.” - First Lady Michelle Obama

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Public Holiday Closure

  • Fourth of July
    The U.S. Embassy will be closed on Friday, July 3, to observe the United States Independence Day holiday.

    The Embassy and its affiliated offices will reopen for business on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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