US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kingston on Tuesday evening.
The top American diplomat’s plane touched down at Norman Manley International Airport shortly after 6 o’clock.
He was met by Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson Smith, Opposition Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Lisa Hanna, US Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia and other dignitaries.
On Wednesday morning, he will meet Prime Minister Andrew Holness and hold a press conference at Jamaica House.
Secretary Pompeo will also hold discussions with Caribbean foreign ministers on Wednesday.
CARICOM Chairman, Barbados Prime Mnister Mia Mottley, revealed on the weekend that her foreign minister will not attend these talks.
Trinidad and Tobago as well as Antigua and Barbuda have come out in support of the Barbadian position.