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NEW VISA REQUIREMENT FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Jamaicans travelling to the Dominican Republic for strictly tourist purposes will now require a tourist card along with a valid passport to enter the country. However, Jamaican nationals travelling to the Dominican Republic of non-tourist purposes will need to apply for a visa from the Dominican Republic Embassy/Consulate in order to enter the country. A visa is also required for persons travelling with Diplomatic or Official Passports.
HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF EFFORTS: HOW TO MAKE A DONATION
Start of a New Residency Management System in Japan
The Hon. A.J. Nicholson
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Senator Arnold Joseph Nicholson is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade >>more
The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, O.N., M.P.
Prime Minister of Jamaica
The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller was sworn in as Prime Minister of Jamaica on January 5, 2012 >>more
PROFILE ON HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HONOURABLE PATRICK ALLEN, ON, CD., GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF JAMAICA
His Excellency The Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, was appointed Governor-General of Jamaica on February 26, 2009 >>more
The month of February has been officially declared as Reggae Month by the Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Professor Sir Kenneth Hall, at a ceremony held on (Jan. 24) at King's House. Please take time to celebrate our musical heritage!
Latin American and Caribbean Charity Bazaar
The Latin American and Caribbean Charity Bazaar was held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel on November 2, 2007 under the distinguished patronage of Her Imperial Highness Princess Hitachi.
A donation of US$7,874.74 has been made to the School for Therapy Education and Parenting of Children with Multiples Disabilities (STEP Centre), Kingston from the proceeds of sales at the bazaar.
We thank all our supporters for their continuous support.
Her Imperial Highness Princess Hitachi, Patron of the Latin American and
Caribbean Women's Association at Jamaica's booth.
Staff members of the Embassy along with Jamaica Tourist Board Representative at Jamaica's booth.
Welcome Reception for new Jamaican participants on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme
The Embassy of Jamaica hosted a group of fourteen (14) newly arrived JET participants >>more
Camp Nepos Jamaican Children’s Fair, July 20 – September 2, 2007
A Jamaican-themed Children ’s Fair was held for the second consecutive year at Camp Nepos, Ikspiari, Chiba >>more
Commemoration of Jamaica’s 45th Anniversary of Independence – August 6, 2007
A National Day Reception was held on at the New Otani hotel, Tokyo on August 8, 2007 >>more
Jamaican National lands in Japan on historic solo round the world flight
Twenty-three year old Jamaican national Barrington Irving Jr. landed in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture on May 30, 2007 his quest to become the youngest person in history to make a solo flight around the world. >>more
One Love Jamaica Festival 2007
The 3rd One Love Jamaica festival was held at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo from 19th -20th May 2007. The event attracted over 35,000 visitors over the two-day period. >>more
EMBASSY NEWS ARCHIVE 2006