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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.

JAMAICA | Chang to hold talks with US Embassy over Fishermen Affair

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 19, 2019 - As the developments unfold in the case of the five Jamaican fishermen who were detained, mistreated and jailed by the United States Coast Guard in 2017 on suspicion of drug smuggling, National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang is to meet with US Embassy officials next week, to get more information.
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