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January 11, 2021

Kristofferson started his company, University College Ambassadors (UCA) Jamaica. His concept: a youth marketing and job placement agency connecting university and vocational students with corporate Jamaica.

December 7, 2020

As part of USAID’s Neighbors, Partners, Friends campaign, we are celebrating young leaders, civil society, and the private and public sector actors who are helping raise the standards of Jamaican youth within their communities and broader society.

December 1, 2020

Jerome, the communications coordinator at the Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL), is one half of a dynamic duo that hosts the program JASL After Dark, an online talk-show that airs live on Wednesdays at 8pm. The program, which began in 2018, aims to reach key populations through social media platforms and provide them with vital information concerning their sexual health. The program also aims to normalize conversations about HIV issues.  

November 30, 2020

From 2014–2020, more than 2,400 juveniles in Jamaica benefited from USAID’s support under A New Path, a project of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).

June 30, 2020

Today the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  delivered a first tranche of emergency equipment to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) to support the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.