The Jamaican government is requesting that the State Department revoke the update it made to its most recent 2024 travel advisory for the Caribbean country (Level 3: Reconsider Travel). They say the advisory’s representation of increased crime and inadequate healthcare is “inaccurate.”
The advisory suggested that violent crimes are common on the island and that sexual assaults in all-inclusive resorts occur frequently. It did not, however, provide any precise information about these assertions.
Jamaica’s ambassador to the US, Audrey Marks, used Facebook to voice the country’s vehement opposition to the revised travel advisory, claiming that it, “disagrees strongly with the contents of the revised travel advisory, as it distorts
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