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From the Jamaican Consulate

The Jamaican Consulate office wishes to inform the public that a Media Centre has been established at the Hilton Hotel, in Kingston, to provide the public and members of the media with accurate and regular updates on the joint police/military operations currently taking place in parts of western Kingston.

The press centre will be in place for a period of 10 days, or until further advised, and will be opened from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. Contact numbers are area code 1(876): 929 8243; 908 3964; 906 6133; 906 4702; 906 9568; 908 1663; DSL 926 1317; DSL 908 1069.

Further information and updates on the situation in Jamaica can be accessed from the Jamaica Information Services website, www.jis.gov.jm.

Persons traveling to the US Embassy in Kingston are advised to check the embassy's website for updates at http://kingston.usembassy.gov.

For information on the Canadian High Commission in Kingston, please contact 613 996 8885 (Emergency Operation Centre in Canada) or log on to www.travel.gc.ca.

Persons traveling to the British High Commission in Kingston can obtain updated information on the website at www.ukinjamaica.fco.gov.uk.