Jamaica Overview Nations // Central America/Caribbean



OVERVIEW Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba. It gained independence from Britain in 1962, but still recognizes the British monarch as its head of state. Compared to many nations, Jamaica faces no notable external or internal security threats. However, security officials have noted that it is not immune to terrorist threats and international observers have pointed out that Jamaica is a source of human-trafficking. Were Jamaica to face a serious external threat,...

 

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