At least 49 people have died during fighting between police and gunmen in an anti-drugs blitz in the capital.
In the Tivoli Gardens ghetto, Jamaican security forces continue efforts to flush out alleged drugs baron Christopher “Dudus” Coke, who is wanted on drug and gun-running charges in the US.
The Jamaican government declared a state of emergency on Friday.
Continuing violence has led The West Indies Cricket Board to move matches, originally scheduled for Sabina Park on June 3 and June 10-14 respectively, to Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on the same date.
The West Indies Cricket Board said it was “closely monitoring the situation on the ground.”
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