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Tuesday, 29 November 2022 13:33

US gov’t commits US$34 million to Jamaica

The United States Government will be increasing its investment in Jamaica with some US$34 million committed to violence reduction, combatting human trafficking, cybersecurity, energy security, and initiatives to boost the economy.

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The American Government has increased its funding of programmes designed to help Jamaica and other countries in the Caribbean tackle a number of problems linked to crime and violence, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Caribbean Affairs and Haiti Barbara Feinstein told journalists on Tuesday.

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The United States and Mexico said on Monday they will be seeking support from the United Nations for a security mission to restore order in Haiti amid a worsening humanitarian crisis, but did not identify who would lead the mission.

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Chairman of the CARICOM Council for National Security and Law Enforcement, Dr. Horace Chang, says the United States has given a commitment to the region that it will work towards stemming the flow of illegal firearms into the Caribbean.
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President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.

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Several residents in the Crescent Road area of St Andrew were on Friday adamant that they would be heading to the United States-Mexico border after the latest explosion of violence which claimed two lives and left a third man injured.

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