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  • Over 150 delegates from countries around the world are expected in the island for the World Press Freedom Day Conference, to be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston from May 2 to 3.
  • To be conducted in English, French and Spanish, the Conference will see the participation of a number of Caribbean delegates, including officials from Jamaica, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Anguilla.
  • The prestigious international gathering will also see delegates from the nearby Central American nation of Ecuador, the far away north European country of the Netherlands, while delegates from the Kabul, Afghanistan; Madras in India; Bogota, Columbia and Washington DC in the United States, are also expected to attend.

Over 150 delegates from countries around the world are expected in the island for the World Press Freedom Day Conference, to be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston from May 2 to 3.
To be conducted in English, French and Spanish, the Conference will see the participation of a number of Caribbean delegates, including officials from Jamaica, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Anguilla.
The prestigious international gathering will also see delegates from the nearby Central American nation of Ecuador, the far away north European country of the Netherlands, while delegates from the Kabul, Afghanistan; Madras in India; Bogota, Columbia and Washington DC in the United States, are also expected to attend.
Europe’s participants will hail from France, the United Kingdom and Spain, among others. The continent of Africa will also be represented, with delegates from Harare, Zimbabwe; Windhoek, Namibia; Conakry, Guinea; and the North African country of Morroco, located at the southern tip of Spain.
Asia’s participants will include delegates from Karachi in Pakistan, Bangkok in Thailand and the landlocked nation of Nepal, which is snuggled between China and India.
The Conference, which is being held under the theme “Freedom of Expression: Early New Millennium Challenges”, is expected to attract extensive media coverage.

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