The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade wishes to advise that it is in active contact with authorities in the Caribbean region, with our High Commissioner in Port-of-Spain, our Consul General in Miami, our Honorary Consuls, with other formal and informal sources, and with several of our nationals, to determine the extent of the loss of lives, injury and damage caused by category 5 Hurricane Irma, which continues its passage throughout the Caribbean.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade launched its 55th anniversary celebrations with the opening of an exhibition highlighting the entity's achievements since 1962.
Portfolio Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, and Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry's Bilateral Relations Department, Dayton Thomas, cut the ribbon to officially launch the two-week exhibit at the Ministry's Dominica Drive offices yesterday.
Jamaica now has an additional area code, which will necessitate the introduction of mandatory ten-digit dialling, that is, dialling using the 3-digit area code plus the seven-digit number, for all local calls in Jamaica effective 2018 May 31. The new area code is 658.
H.E. Mr. Josep Bosch, Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica (background), observes as Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (foreground), signed the condolence book at the New Kingston-based Embassy of Spain, on Monday, August 21.
Professor Mariusz Jedrysek, Secretary of State, Chief National Geologist and Minister of Environment of the Republic of Poland ( 2nd right) explains elements of the sample of rocks and minerals mined by Polish companies in the deep sea to Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade ( 2nd left), Ambassador Sheila Sealy Monteith, Undersecretary Multilateral Affairs Division at the Ministry and Ms.
Jamaica 55 Anniversary of Independence Message for Staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and Missions Overseas
Dear Members of the Jamaican Foreign Service,
INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER, MOST HON. ANDREW HOLNESS, 2017
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- Your Excellencies the Most Honourable Sir Patrick and Lady Allen
- The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister
- Our many Distinguished Guests
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