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Jamaica's courts are being outfitted with high tech video link and digital audio recording equipment to improve efficiency in the disposal of cases and reduce case backlog.
Jamaica and the EU have committed to strengthen the collaboration on building a more effective partnership for growth and development.
The Government of Jamaica and the European Union have signed a Cooperation Agreement valued at 24,000,000 Euros or just over J$ 3 billion to improve access to justice and the quality of justice services provided to Jamaicans. The multi-billion dollar injection from the European Union which is in the form of a grant represents the single largest budgetary commitment to justice reform in Jamaica or anywhere else in the world where the EU provides support.
The most powerful Atlantic cyclone in 2016, hurricane Matthew, made landfall in Haiti on 4 October causing widespread destruction to the departments of Sud and Grande Anse. In response, the European Commission is providing €255 000 to fund humanitarian assistance for those most affected in Haiti.
Kingston, Jamaica: Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s Olympic champion and “the fastest man in the world” has signed on to the HeForShe Campaign.
Through the prison school programme, which receives funding support from the EU, inmates are being given the opportunity to improve their employability and prospects for reintegration upon release.