JIS News

Efforts to deepen the Jamaica-United States (U.S.) relationship were furthered on Friday (April 14) during discussions with the island’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Anthony Hylton and U.S. Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleeza Rice.
The meeting, which the Minister characterized as “warm and constructive,” covered several matters of political and economic importance and allowed Senator Hylton to acquaint the Secretary with the country’s key foreign policy priorities, particularly since the recent election of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.
The Minister also used the opportunity to reaffirm the country’s commitment to deepening its partnership with the United States and to foster and strengthen the spirit of friendship and cooperation that currently underpins relations between the two countries.
Minister Hylton was accompanied by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the U.S. , Professor Gordon Shirley and the Information attach