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Security & Strategic Review - January 2022

CARIBBEAN POINTERS

*** JAMAICA TO TARGET ILLEGAL GUNS. On 14 November, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced the imposition of States of Emergency (SOEs) in seven police divisions where the murder rate ranges from 47 per 100,000 to as high as 190 per 100,000. On 25 November, however, the senate failed to approve the measures after the government failed to secure the single opposition vote required to gain a two-thirds majority in the upper house.

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