LaTouche Outraged by Constabulary’s Response to Killing of Returning Residents

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President of the Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents, Percival Latouche, is blasting Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson, for promoting the nation as a safe place for foreigners.

Mr Latouche’s outrage follows the murder of another returning resident this week in St Mary. Mr Latouche says some 14-returning residents have been murdered in Jamaica since the start of the year.

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Mr LaTouche says he’s not in favour of any crime strategy that’s only focussed on returning residents, but one which guarantees the protection of every person living in Jamaica.

He also encouraging returning residents to keep a low profile.

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In the meantime, a Jamaican living in the United States, Dwayne Fraser, says he’s concerned about his parents who plan to return to live in Jamaica soon.

Mr Fraser is the Vice President of Connect One Bank in Connecticut.

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Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.


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