Local News

Jamaica’s Consul General Oliver Mair is advising all nationals to immediately take the necessary precautions in light of Hurricane Dorian which is increasing to Category 4 and is slated for landfall in Florida during the weekend.

NEW YORK, NY– The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) continues to work closely with the Diaspora community and was among the sponsors of the annual Jamaican Independence Celebration Foundation, Inc (JICFI) Anniversary Gala. JTB’s District Sales Manager Marcia Sinclair, along with Kenton Senior, Business Development Manager hosted a number of partners and travel specialists at the gala event, which was held at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on, August 17.

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.

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