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Mike Pompeo Currently in Jamaica Meeting With Select Caribbean Leaders as Barbados and Trinidad Boycott

Staff Consortium | January 22, 2020

JAMAICA — United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, arrived in Jamaica on Tuesday for his two-day working visit. His plane landed at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston at approximately 6:04 p.m., where he was met by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, the Government of Jamaica said. The visit comes even as major Caribbean players like Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago decided not to send their foreign ministers to a planned meeting, citing a potential attempt to divide CARICOM nations. “We don’t look to pick fights. I don’t look to pick fights, but I am conscious that if this country does not stand for something, then it will fall for anything," Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley said recently. "As chairman of CARICOM, it is impossible for me to agree that my foreign minister should attend…

Jamaica Honors 77 Youth Who've Made Progress in Their…

Staff Consortium | January 21, 2020

JAMAICA — Some 77 youth who have achieved significant success in their recovery journey against substance…

Jamaican Government Attracting More Illicit Growers…

Staff Consortium | January 20, 2020

JAMAICA — Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd…

Winner of New Short Film Competition in Jamaica Headed…

Staff Consortium | January 17, 2020

JAMAICA — Deron Douglas, Head of Capture 876, has emerged winner of the inaugural 2019 European Union…

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