KINGSTON, January 21, 2020 - Jamaica's Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith has declared that Jamaica is under no obligation to harmonise policy with any other nation in relation to the country’s foreign-policy prerogatives.
KINGSTON, June 25, 2019 - Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith today said a US delegation is to arrive in Jamaica shortly to discuss the detention of the five Jamaican fishermen, and to give the government an assurance that the the US government followed and will continue to follow protocols under the Shiprider agreement.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 20, 2019 - Steven Watt, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney for the four Jamaican fishermen who are suing the US Coast Guard for inhumane treatment, says the Ministry was aware of the fishermen’s detention and could have done significantly more to notify family members that the men were in custody.
KINGSTON, June 7, 2019 - Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says the Jamaica Trade Information Portal (JTIP) will be promoted heavily to members of the diaspora at the upcoming Eighth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference.
KINGSTON, April 18, 2019 - Despite double-speak, denials and obfuscation by the country’s foreign affairs and foreign trade minister Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith, Jamaica’s support for the self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ of Venezuela Juan Guido’s designated appointee Gustavo Tarre as its permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), severely undermines the credibility of the leadership of the Andrew Holness led administration and our country’s reputation in the eyes of the world.
KINGSTON, Aprtil 8, 2019 - Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says the upcoming Eighth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference is expected to generate tangible outcomes that are implementable.