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Jamaican Artist on Show at Embassy in Washington

Cheery-Stewart-Josephs-artWASHINGTON DC - The brilliant hues of Jamaican artist, Cheery Stewart Josephs, adorn the halls of the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, which is hosting her 64-piece collection.

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Jamaican Diaspora conference to address FATCA

Arnoldo Brown57Washington DC - Persons attending the 5th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference in Montego Bay, from June 16-19 this year, will hear, first hand, how the government and stakeholders are dealing with such issues as national security/immigration, The US Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA), Healthcare and Education among other sectors.

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Jamaica Gov't vows to stamp out 'lotto scam'

Vasciannie speaksWashington DC, March 19, 2013 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Stephen Vasciannie, says the government of Jamaica is resolved to stamp out illegal activities in the country which include the illicit lotto scam which continues to affect both Jamaica and the United States.

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New Migration Policy Institute issue brief explains ‘The Line,’ 
who is in it, wait times & more.



US-immigrationWASHINGTON — Contrary to popular belief, there is not one “line” that leads to legal permanent residence; current immigration law provides multiple paths to permanent residency.

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5th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference – to be launched in London

arnaldo brown pnpKingston, Jamaica, March 15, 2013 - The 5th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, under the theme Nation on a Mission: Jamaica- Diaspora Partnership for Development, will be launched in London, England on Monday, March 18, at the Jamaican High Commission.

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JAMAICA –K.D. Knight urges reciprocity in halting the flow of guns to the Caribbean

kd-knightKINGSTON, Jamaica, March 23, 2013 – Government Senator K.D. Knight had joined the discussion aimed at having Caribbean countries lobby the US Government to make it more difficult for small arms to get into the wrong hands thus ending up on the streets of vulnerable countries such as Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

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Guyana born doctor led team that “cured” baby of HIV

News Americas, BALTIMORE, MD, Tues. Mar. 8, 2013: The “cure” of a baby from the dreaded disease HIV made news globally but missing from the story is the fact that a Caribbean-born doctor of Johns Hopkins’ Children’s Center in Baltimore led the team of researchers who found the “treatment.”

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Jamaica vows never again to allow any form of slavery

ajnicholson20KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 23, 2013 - Jamaica will join the International Community on the 25th of March in commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

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JAMAICA - Over US$2-b remitted by the Diaspora in 2011

AJNicholson20KINGSTON, Jamaica February 28, 2013 - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator A. J. Nicholson says Diaspora remittances from OECD to developing countries represented over US$425 million in 2011 of which Jamaica received US$2 billion or over 13% of GDP.

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