The Honorable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica Visits the Caribbean Association China in Shanghai

The prime minister expressed delight at the huge gathering of people who came out, and as the crowd mingled the ministers as well as the event organizer Nicoleen Johnson gave some speeches which all mentioned the great potential of the co-operation between Jamaica and China in the future.

For his first stop in China, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Most Honorable Andrew Holness visited the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Sunday the 3rd of October, 2019 for a meet and greet with the Jamaican diaspora who had gathered at the hotel, arriving from in and around Shanghai. Folks traveled by plane and train and booked hotels for a short stay in Shanghai, so they could meet the prime minister and 3 of his cabinet ministers.

Near the end of the night the crowd was delighted to hear that the prime minister was scheduled to have state dinners with both the Premier Li Keqiang and the President of China, Xi Jinping.

Who We Are

Caribbean Association China (CAC) was founded in April 2007 by a group of Caribbean nationals residing in Shanghai with the goal of supporting the embassies’ of the various Caribbean islands. In addition to supporting nationals through social programs, student events, and networking meetings, the CAC also supports Chinese communities throughout China in various charity outreach activities.

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With this, we welcome your active and continual support for the CAC and look forward to your presence at all our events.

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The Honorable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica Visits the Caribbean Association China in Shanghai

The prime minister expressed delight at the huge gathering of people who came out, and as the crowd mingled the ministers as well as the event organizer Nicoleen Johnson gave some speeches which all mentioned the great potential of the co-operation between Jamaica and China in the future. For his first stop in China, the …

Playing Mas in Beijing

Thanks to Elimu Carnival Group and Ansel Wong from London for organizing a trip to Beijing to perform in the 21st International Beijing Tourism Festival 第二十一北京国际旅游节,held during China’s National Day holiday, celebrating 70 years of success for the country.

The Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region of The Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. The Caribbean is made up of the following 3 groups of islands:

  • The Lucayan Archipelago – Countries are the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands. The list of all islands is too long to put here.
  • The Greater Antilles – Greater Antilles islands list: Cuba, the Cayman Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Puerto Rico
  • The Lesser Antilles – Made up of the smaller-island groups the Leeward Antilles (f.e. Aruba), the Leeward Islands (f.e. Antigua) and the Windward Islands (f.e. Grenada). The complete list of Lesser Antilles islands is long.