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Jamaica’s Zero-tolerance Policy to Firearms and Ammmunition

The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica reminds all travelers that both the Government of Jamaica and the Government of the Cayman Islands have zero-tolerance policies towards firearms and ammunition. In recent months, a number of U.S. citizens have been detained at the airports in Kingston, Montego Bay and Grand Cayman because firearms or ammunition were ...
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Protect Yourself from Mosquito-borne Diseases

Many of you have heard about the progression of Chikungunya throughout the Caribbean with the most recent transmissions occurring in Central and South American countries as well as some imported cases in the US and other nations.  The CDC has been closely tracking Chikungunya as it moves through the Caribbean since the Aedes mosquitoes that transmit it are common in ...
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