Jamaican holidaymakers told to stay in resorts



British tourists on holiday in the popular Jamaican destination of Montego Bay have been urged to stay in their resorts while the military carries out a crackdown on violent crime.
The UK Foreign Office (FCO) warned holidaymakers that "intensive law enforcement activities" were expected in St James Parish after a state of emergency was declared there on Thursday.
Around 200,000 Britons visit Jamaica each year, with many drawn to Montego Bay by its luxury resorts and white sandy beaches, however the surrounding parish has seen a surge in gang-related killing and violence, according... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 46
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