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Jamaica’s Embassy in DC Opens Book of Condolences Honouring Late Ambassador Bernal

Washington, DC - The Embassy Of Jamaica In Washington, DC, Will Open A Book Of Condolences Giving The Members Of The Diaspora And The Public At Large An Opportunity To Pay Tribute To The Honorable Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal’s Memory. The Book Of Condolences Will Be Opened At The Embassy, Located At 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20036, From Tuesday, 17th January To Friday, 20th January 2023 From 10:00 A.M. To 3:00 P.M.

Ambassador Richard Bernal congratulates Ambassador Audrey Marks on her appointment as Jamaica’s first female ambassador to the United States at the reception hosted by the Embassy after she presented credentials to President Barack Obama in June 2008, to begin her first stint as ambassador. (Photo by Derrick A Scott)

Brooklyn Borough President Teams up With Local Organizations to Gift Children’s Books and Pajamas

BROOKLYN, NY – Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso today announced his local private-public partnerships to gift children’s books and pajamas to hundreds of kids living in shelters throughout Brooklyn neighborhoods. Working with Reynoso’s city-affiliated charitable organization Brooklyn for All, Inc., Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Book Bodega, and Target, about 450 Brooklyn children – ranging from infants to pre-teens – who are currently living in shelters will receive a book and pajama set this holiday season. Distributions began on December 17th at a partnering church in Bed-Stuy and continued through the month in partnership with eight local organizations and family shelters located across various Brooklyn neighborhoods, including Brownsville, East New York, Bed-Stuy, and Williamsburg.

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