Questions for Jamaica RPCVs

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By Chesa ( - on Thursday, April 15, 2004 - 9:45 am: Edit Post

My service was interrupted in Fiji due to an unpleasant personal safety related incident, and im supposed to be relocated to Jamaica this july...I have concerns about womens safety in Jamaica, and im wondering if anyone has any insight on these issues. any advice, stories, or personal thought would be of use. Thanks!

By Jonathan Gimblett ( - on Monday, September 26, 2005 - 3:51 pm: Edit Post

I am an attorney representing a U.S. legal permanent resident of Jamaican origin who DHS are seeking to have removed from the country. My client is suffering from acute mental illness and is unable to care himself. I am trying to find a U.S resident (preferably, but not necessarily, in the Washington DC area) sufficiently knowledgeable about the Jamaican mental healthcare system to be able to offer expert testimony on my client's prospects if he is deported to Jamaica. If you fit this description, or know someone who does, I would really appreciate hearing from you. My email address is

By Anonymous ( on Monday, May 28, 2007 - 6:01 pm: Edit Post

My daughter is 22. She is leaving for Jamaica to serve in the Peace Corps. I would like for any women (especially in her age group but also others who have knowledge of the situation) to respond and describe what the situation is there re: her position. Of course safety is my primary concern. Thanks for any advice or info you can give.

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