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  • President Obama speaks at Town Hall

    President Obama speaks to young leaders at Town Hall

    President Obama engages young leaders of the Americas during a town hall at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica on April 9, 2015.

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  • President Obama in Jamaica

    President Obama arrives in Jamaica today

    The White House issued a statement today on the President's travel to Jamaica and Panama. It states that the trip is to meet with the Jamaicans, but also to have a summit with the CARICOM countries.

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  • President's trip to Jamaica and Panama

    President Obama to visit JA in April

    The President will travel to Jamaica and Panama from April 8-11. In Jamaica, President Obama will meet with CARICOM leaders and with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller to discuss our ongoing partnership with the region.

  • Dr. Clayborne Carson at public seminars

    Dr. Carson on legacy of MLK Jr.

    The U.S. Embassy hosted Dr. Claybourne Carson, Professor of History at Stanford University and Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Research and Education Institute, on March 16-20, 2015, for a series of forums and talks on full and equal citizenship for all Jamaicans.

  • Women's Rights

    Women’s rights are human rights

    International agreements have helped protect women's human rights, but in many countries women and girls are still denied basic freedoms.

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