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JAMAICA | Gov’t To Foot $64-Million Bill For Jamaicans Who Returned Today

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, May 6, 2020- The Government will absorb the entire cost of approximately $64 million for the mandatory State quarantining of 115 Jamaicans from the United Kingdom who arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston today via under the controlled re-entry programme.

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DIASPORA | J'cans overseas confused as to when Gov't will accept them

KINGSTON, April 24, 2020 - Jamaicans stranded overseas who want to return home say they are confused by the recent order indicating that Jamaican citizens may re-enter the island between April 22 and the 31st of May, as they are being rebuffed by airlines when they try to make return reservations.

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JAMAICA | Why gov't granted waiver for US Coast Guard to detain Jamaican fishermen

KINGSTON, June 25, 2019 - Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith today  said a US delegation is to arrive in Jamaica shortly to discuss the detention of the five Jamaican fishermen, and to give  the government an assurance that the the US government followed and will continue to  follow protocols under the Shiprider agreement.

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JAMAICA | Ja' Government could have done more for the fishermen says ACLU

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 20, 2019 - Steven Watt, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney for the four Jamaican fishermen who are suing the US Coast Guard for inhumane treatment, says the Ministry was aware of the fishermen’s detention and could have done significantly more to notify family members that the men were in custody.

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Can Jamaica be trusted in matters of international relations?

KINGSTON, April 18, 2019 - Despite double-speak, denials and obfuscation by the country’s foreign affairs and foreign trade minister Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith, Jamaica’s support for the self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ of Venezuela Juan Guido’s designated appointee Gustavo Tarre as its permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), severely undermines the credibility of the leadership of the Andrew Holness led administration and our country’s reputation in the eyes of the world.

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