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Op-Ed: If Matters Go Wrong

 By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor If matters go wrong in a free society, it is in the public interest that a free media exist to provide the public with information that the public has a right to know. This is …

Jamaican’s Holness Admits United States Surveillance Help in Tivoli Gardens Raid

 In a shift from earlier comments by National Security Minister Dwight Nelson, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness admitted that the government had accepted an offer from the United States government for surveillance and imagery assistance during the May 2010 raid …

Jamaica: No US Assistance in 2010 Tivoli Gardens Operation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican government said it is refuting a recent report in the New Yorker magazine that the United States gave Jamaica assistance in carrying out security operations in West Kingston in May 2010. The operation …

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 Above Jamaican PM Andrew Holness (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he will engage Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller in dialogue aimed at dismantling Jamaica’s garrison communities from the political landscape. Holness, …

 According to a study by the Planning Institute of Jamaica, the unrest in Kingston’s troubled Tivoli Gardens neighborhood involving the raid on strongman Christopher Coke cost the country approximately $258.8 million (nearly $22 billion in Jamaican currency). The economic effects …

 As Jamaica’s Manatt Commission of Enquiry draws to a close, Prime Minister Bruce Golding said that he had not tipped off former Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher “Dudus” Coke after Jamaica received the United States’ extradition request. “I have not seen …