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NEW YORK, NY – Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has extended an invitation to actress Kerry Washington and her family to come to Jamaica for a family getaway during her next shoot break. The Minister, who was special guest at the Jamaica Independence gala, had high praises for the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American born actress, who is of Jamaican descent.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has introduced new legislation in the United States House of Representatives to create what she describes as a “9/11-style Commission” to investigate the treatment of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Undocumented Caribbean nationals in the United States remained largely untouched by last month’s announced mass round-up and deportation ordered by President Donald Trump.

My fellow Jamaicans and friends of the Diaspora in the Southern USA, on behalf of the Consulate General of Jamaica I extend greetings as we give thanks for another milestone in the life of our beloved country, celebrating 57 years as an independent and sovereign nation.

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