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Jamaica Welcomes Much-Needed Vaccines from Mexico


(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, has welcomed the announcement by her counterpart, H E Marcelo Ebrard, Secretary for Foreign Relations of Mexico, of a donation to the government and people of Jamaica, of 35,000 doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccines.

Johnson Smith stated, “Jamaica sincerely welcomes this generous offer from the United States of Mexico. It comes at a critical juncture and will be central to expanding our vaccination programme, which has been impacted by global vaccine supply constraints.”

The minister also spoke to the vibrancy of the relations between Jamaica and Mexico, noting that the partnership also “bears witness to the importance of South-South and Regional Cooperation during these very challenging times.”

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