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WASHINGTON | OAS Permanent Council Preparaes for 50th General Assembly

WASHINGTON DC, October 14, 2020 - The Organization of America States (OAS) will hold the 50th Regular Session of its General Assembly between October 20-21. The sessions which due to COVID-19 restrictions will be held via teleconference and will be attended by the foreign members of each member state.

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JAMAICA| Jamaica assumes Chair of OAS Permanent Council; Marks says fight against COVID-19 is priority

WASHINGTON DC, October 2, 2020 –  Jamaica this week was elevated to the  Chair of the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Permanent Council in Washington DC, following a virtual handing over ceremony which saw Jamaica’s Permanent representative to the Organization of American States H.E Ambassador Audrey Marks assuming leadership of the Organization for the next three months.

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DIASPORA | Caribbean nationals urged to get counted in the United States Census

WASHINGTON DC, September 26, 2020 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks has  called on Jamaican Americans, Jamaican Green card holders, as well as Caribbean Americans in the diaspora to participate in the 2020 Census as part the continued efforts to recognize the Caribbean diaspora as a productive and energized demographic within as the USA.

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DIASPORA | US Senate Chaplain to preach at Independence Thanksgiving Service in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC, July 27, 2020 - Jamaicans in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) comprising the Washington DC metropolitan area will celebrate the 58th anniversary of Independence of their native Jamaica with a historic, entirely livestreamed Thanksgiving service this year, on Sunday, August 2, 2020 beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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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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