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JAMAICA | Jamaican Embassy in Washington DC reopens for business

WASHINGTON,  DC, July 1, 2020 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States, (OAS) H.E. Audrey Marks, has announced the reopening of the Offices of the Jamaican Embassy located at 1520 New Hampshire Avenue in Washington DC.

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DIASPORA | Marks urges Jamaicas to find stregth in resiliency

WASHINGTO DC, June, 16, 2020 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, says Jamaicans in the Diaspora should not allow the challenging circumstances of social turmoil driven by international anti-racism protests to deter or dampen their spirits. Rather they should find strength in the Diaspora Day theme "Unity and Resiliency," which characterizes our triumph over challenges.

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DIASPORA | Eric Leopold Edwards, 'Jamaican elder statesman' dies in Washington at age 95

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2020 - Eric Leopold Edwards, a towering figure in the Jamaican and Caribbean American community here for more than seven decades, is being remembered and hailed as the former “elder statesman”of Jamaicans in the United States. He died at his home in Silver Springs Maryland on April 25 at the age of 95.

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JAMAICA | Jamaicans stranded in the United States may get to go home soon

WASHINGTON DC, April 17, 2020 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says every effort is being made to get Jamaicans stranded in the United States home as soon as possible and to have the US extend the expired temporary visas of Jamaicans caught in the US due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

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DIASPORA | Marks laments Region’s underperformance in Technology and Science

WASHINGTON, DC, February 26, 2020 - Jamaica’s Permanent representative to the Organisation of American States (OAS) and Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, has lamented the underperformance of Latin America and the Caribbean in harnessing the power of technology to move their economies forward.

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