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JAMAICA | Attorney demands release of Jamaicans illegally held in Florida

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica December 29, 2020 – Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels wants to find out when the Jamaican government will be demanding the release of four Jamaican citizens whose boat was blown-up by the US Coast Guard, arrested, tried and acquitted by the US courts, yet are still being illegally held by the US immigration.

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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 | Gov't Investigating Treatment of Ja Fishermen by US Coast Guard

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday June 14, 2019 – The Opposition PNP wants to know whether the detention of five Jamaican fishermen off the coast of Haiti by the United States Coast Guard in 2017 breached the US- Jamaica Shiprider Agreement aimed at controlling the flow of illicit drugs within the Caribbean.

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