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      H E A D L I N E S   Last updated: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 12:47pm EST

 

President Obama lauds Jamaica

Monday, August 30, 2012

Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie (right), with the President of the United States, Barak Obama, in the Oval office of the White House, after the Ambassador presented his credentials to the President, on Monday, August 30 2012.

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Philadelphia honors Jamaica's 50th year of independence

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Jamaica’s Honorary Counsel to Pennsylvania, Dr. Alston Meade proudly displays the citation presented to him jointly by Special Assistant to Philadelphia’s councilman David Ho, Kimberly Richards (center) and Philadelphia councilwoman Janice Blackwell, in recognition of Jamaica’s 50th year of independence. The presentation was held at “Team Jamaica Bickle” Philadelphia Chapter 3rd Annual Independence Gala, held on Saturday, August 25 at the Double-Tree Hotel in downtown Philadelphia.

Team Jamaica Bickle Philadelphia Chapter 3rd Annual independence Gala

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Philadelphia Councilwoman, Janice Blackwell (center) poses for the camera along with (l-r) Business Development Manager of the Constellation Company, Wayne Bennett, Jamaica’s Honorary Consul to Pennsylvania, Dr. Alston Meade, President and CEO of the BFW Group, Mr. and Mrs. Blane Fitzgerald-Stoddert and Chairman of the Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigration Affairs, Stanley Straughter. This was the occasion of Team Jamaica Bickle Philadelphia Chapter 3rd annual independence gala, held on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Double-Tree Hotel in downtown Philadelphia.

Ambassador says Jamaica has much to celebrate

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie (center front) is flanked by (l-r) Lisa Vasciannie, Jamaica’s Honorary Consul to Atlanta, Vin Martin, President of the Atlanta Jamaica Association (AJA), Errol and Mrs. Ritchie. In back row (l-r) is Dr.Noel and Mrs. Erskine and Rev. Winston and Mrs. Lawson. They pose for a photograph at the AJA’s Jamaica 50th Independence Ball and Scholarship Awards at the Georgia International Convention Center on Saturday, August 18, 2012.

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Atlanta City Declares August Jamaica 50th Independence Month

Friday, August 17, 2012

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie (left), accepts a proclamation presented by Jamaica’s Honorary Consul to Atlanta, Vin Martin on behalf of the Mayor of the City of Stone Mountain, Patricia Wheelen, proclaiming the month of August as Jamaica’s 50th independence celebration month in that city. The presentation was held during a town hall meeting held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Hillside Presbyterian church in Atlanta.

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Vasciannie commends Dispora for commitment to nation building

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie delivers the independence message from Prime Minister, the Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, at the service of thanksgiving to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th independence anniversary at the Howard University Law School Dumbarton chapel in Washington DC.

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Be inspired by success of athletes — Vascianie

Wednesday, August 15, 2012, July 30, 2012

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, and Mrs. Lisa Vasciannie, celebrate the outstanding performance of country’s athletes in the just concluded London Olympics, at a reception held recently at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC.

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Obama sends delegation to Jamaica 50

Monday, August 6, 2012

United States (US) President, Barak Obama (right) and Former US Secretary of State, General Colin Powell (left) - [Photo courtesy of thyblackman.com]

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