The Jamaica Council of Churches says Jamaica’s goal to become a developed country by 2030 will not be achieved if murders continue unabated.
The JCC says it’s deeply concerned and saddened by the ongoing bloodshed in the country despite the efforts of the security forces.
In a statement today, the JCC says it takes note of the over one thousand people who’ve been killed since the start of the year and the lives lost over the past few days.
According to the JCC, too many citizens are being killed and too many are responsible for their deaths.
The JCC says if this trend continues, the 2030 vision of ‘Jamaica being the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business’ will not be achieved.
The Council of Churches says it seems, Jamaica’s ‘promise to stand up for Justice, Brotherhood and Peace’ is empty.
The Council is offering sympathy to all the families and associates who’re grieving the untimely death of their loved ones because of violence.
The JCC is urging law abiding Jamaicans to support the security forces by sharing information that will bring perpetrators to justice.
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