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March 20, 2015

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, and PEPFAR investments also help alleviate suffering from other diseases across the global health spectrum.

March 10, 2015

March 2015---“Life was the same old same old and not full of opportunities. Since leaving secondary school, I have been struggling to get a job,” said 20-year-old Jovan Ottey.

Unfortunately, Ottey’s situation is common, as so many other young people his age struggle every day to find work in Jamaica.

March 3, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) established its Mission in Jamaica in 1962 and since that time USAID has been one of the largest bilateral donors to Jamaica, committing more than $2 billion (USD). Over the fifty-eight years, USAID/Jamaica consistently developed programing in partnership with the Government of Jamaica (GOJ), the private sector, civil society as well as stakeholders and beneficiaries in order to ensure sustainable development outcomes.

January 13, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking an Accounting Specialist to work on a full-time basis in the Office of Program, Policy & Management (OPPM).

December 19, 2014

BRACED Jamaica, a USAID OFDA funded program in Jamaica in partnership with Habitat for Humanity's Latin American and Caribbean disaster response program. The program will focus on shelter and development, water and sanitation, and land tenure policy issues.

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