We aim to:
To inform and educate people in Scotland and Jamaica about the significant links between the two nations.
To strengthen the links between Scotland and Jamaica through a variety of creative partnerships and twinnings.
To encourage the people of Scotland and Jamaica to actively seek the wellbeing and prosperity of both nations.
Setting up an informative website, producing leaflets, use of mass media, speaking engagements, supporting those who want to research more about the historical links between the nations.
Initiating same name town and village twinnings, schools and church partnerships. Establishing a homestay programme whereby Jamaicans with Scottish surnames stay with their counterparts in Scotland.
Campaigning for the Scottish Government to recognise the nation’s debt to Jamaica and to establish a special relationship. Seeking ways to increase tourism and trade between the nations.
The following article, in The Gleaner, one of Jamaica’s national newspapers, highlights the Scottish roots of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. It features Robert read more…