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06KINGSTON1842
2006-09-15 20:50:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Kingston
Cable title:  

JAMAICA: PARTICIPATION IN 2006 CARIBBEAN ISSUES

Tags:   PINR  PGOV  OTRA  JM 
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DE RUEHKG #1842 2582050
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P 152050Z SEP 06
FM AMEMBASSY KINGSTON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3602
						C O N F I D E N T I A L KINGSTON 001842 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR INR/IAA
WHA/EX
WHA/CAR (RANDALL BUDDEN)

E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/15/2011
TAGS: PINR PGOV OTRA JM
SUBJECT: JAMAICA: PARTICIPATION IN 2006 CARIBBEAN ISSUES
CONFERENCE

REF: STATE 148868

Classified By: CDA JAMES T. HEG, REASON: 1.4(D)

1.(C) Post appreciates the invitation conveyed reftel for
the 2006 Caribbean Issues Conference scheduled for Oct. 3-4
in Rosslyn, VA. DCM James T. Heg will represent Embassy
Kingston.

2.(C) With respect to the prospective Jamaican invitees
mentioned reftel, all four appear well qualified, and are
favorably known to post.

-- Dr. Hilton McDavid (Regional Security panel) will be
available
contact info: Academic Director for the M.Sc. Program in
National Security and Strategic Studies, Department of
Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona,
Kingston 7, Jamaica, W.I., (tel) 876-977-3808, (fax)
876-977-3829, (e-mail) hilton.mcdavid@uwimona.edu.jm.

-- Dr. Anthony Harriott (Democracy Under Pressure panel) will
be available
contact info: Professor in the Department of Government,
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of the West Indies,
Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, W.I., (tel) 876-970-0438 or
876-977-5935, (fax) 876-977-1809, (e-mail)
anthonydharriott@yahoo.com or anthony.harriott@uwimona.edu.jm.

-- Dr. Norman Girvan and Dr. James Moss Soloman (Economic
Challenges panel) unfortunately will be unavailable;

3.(C) Post recommends that, for the Economic, Energy, and
Environmental Challenges panel, Dr. John Rapley of the
University of the West Indies, an economics professor and
prominent local editorialist, be invited (he has indicated he
will be available to speak on economic and environmental
challenges facing Jamaica)
contact info: (o) 876-977-5935; (c) 876-848-1532; (fax)
876-977-1809; (e-mail) john.rapley@uwimona.edu.jm.

4.(C) Per reftel para. 1, post will prepare travel orders.
Estimated costs per person: Airfare - $700.00 Hotel
(3x$195.00) $585.00 M&IE (4x$64.00) $256.00 Taxi -
$100.00 = $1,641.00.
Estimated total for 4 persons = $6,564.00.
HEG