Terrorism in Jamaica

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Terrorism in Jamaica is not a serious threat to the security of the state.

Reaction to the 11 September 2001 attacks[edit]

Main article: September 11 attacks

Prime Minister P. J. Patterson, Foreign Affairs Minister Paul Robertson, Ambassador to the United States Seymour Mullings, and] The Jamaica Gleaner[1]

The Jamaican government signed the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism on 10 November 2001.[2]

The Parliament of Jamaica passed the Terrorism Prevention Act on 8 April 2005 amid strong opposition from the minority Jamaica Labour Party and civic organizations.[3]


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