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Cocktails With... Alsion Marie Roach Wilson

Sunday, November 03, 2019

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Alsion Marie Roach Wilson Consul General of Jamaica to New York

You are in Kingston, Jamaica…

To graciously accept the Order of Distinction award (OD).

 

What's your preferred beverage?

Sorrel. But this afternoon I'm enjoying a glass of wine.

 

What's your Kingston imperative?

Chilling out at The Spanish Court Hotel!

 

Where is your happy place?

Home with my husband.

 

Nature or Nurture?

Nurture.

 

Is it more important to be liked or respected?

Respected.

 

If you could be remembered for one thing what would it be?

Helping others.

 

What is your greatest fear?

Not living to see world peace.

 

Animals or babies?

Babies.

 

What talent do you yearn for?

To be a singer.

 

What lesson has been the hardest to learn?

You cannot stay the same forever, and trying to will hurt you.

 

What food sums up happiness?

Steamed fish and roast breadfruit!

 

What have you never understood?

Why people refuse to work together.

 

What are you currently working on?

Bringing direct foreign investment into the country.

 

What country is at the top of your 2020 travel list?

Australia.

 

Finally, were you able to offer a single gift to Jamaica, what would it be?

Four new specialised hospitals.


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