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Jamaica Issues - 2024


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Disputes - international

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Illicit drugs

Jamaica is the largest Caribbean source of marijuana and a transit point for cocaine trafficked from South America to North America and other international markets; criminal gangs in Jamaica, Haiti, and Central America use marijuana for currency to obtain guns or other contraband from criminal entities in Haiti and Central America

NOTE: The information regarding Jamaica on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jamaica 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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