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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.

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.
  • Published in Opinion
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