Tag: Jamaica

  • $13.3 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized at Container Terminal in Kingston, Jamaica; Four Stevedores in Custody

    July 29: Jamaican police along with a Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) from Jamaica Customs have seized approximately 10.2 kilograms of cocaine worth $13.3 million on a vessel at a container […]

  • Police Probe $17 Million Cocaine Seizure at Port Bustamante, Jamaica

    May 31: Investigators are probing a $17 million cocaine bust at the Port of Kingston. The cocaine, which weighed 12 kilogrammes, was seized on Thursday.  In a statement Friday, the Jamaica […]

  • Arms Seizure at Kingston Port in Jamaica

    Law enforcement at Port Bustamante in Kingston disrupted an arms shipment that had arrived from the United States. The shipment contained four high-powered rifles (one AK-47, two M16 rifles, and […]

  • Tradewinds kicks off

    Multinational exercise kicks off. Major military exercise begins in the Caribbean tomorrow Exercise Tradewinds 2017, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in the Caribbean, begins tomorrow. The annual […]

  • Jamaica strengthens trafficking laws

    Country located in the corridor between the main drug-producing and drug-consuming countries. Bill to strengthen fight against illegal drug trade tabled KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Maritime Drug Trafficking (Suppression) […]

  • US donating 17 new patrol boats to Jamaica

    Ten 27-footeres and seven 37-footers due to boost security. US donating 17 new patrol boats to police, JDF BY VERNON DAVIDSON Jamaica’s law enforcement and defence agencies will, by early […]

  • Davies has maritime safety fears

    In the wake of recent accidents involving cruise ships, Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr Omar Davies is concerned about Jamaica’s level of preparedness to conduct mass rescue operations. […]

  • IMO Secretary General to Visit Jamaica

    Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, Mr Koji Sekimizu, will spearhead a delegation of IMO representatives to Jamaica at the end of this month. IMO Secretary General to Visit […]

  • Honduras to define sea border

    Officials from Honduras and Jamaica will meet Thursday in the Caribbean city of Tela to define maritime borders, Honduran Foreign Minister Arturo Corrales said Monday. Honduras to define sea border […]