A media centre has been established
at the Hilton Hotel in Kingston to provide the public with accurate and regular
updates on the joint police/military operations currently taking place in parts
of western Kingston, as a result of efforts to apprehend and extradite alleged
drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke.
The press centre will be in place
through the end of next week, or until further advised, and will be open from
9am to 9pm daily.
Contact telephone numbers for the
centre, all in area code 876, include:
929-8243, 908-3964, 906-6133, 906-4702, 906-9568, 908-1663, DSL926-1317,
Further information and updates on
the situation in Jamaica can be accessed from the Jamaica Information Services
website at www.jis.gov.jm.
People travelling to the US Embassy
in Kingston are advised to check the embassy’s website for updates at
For information on the Canadian
High Commission in Kingston, please contact 613-996-8885 (Emergency Operation
Centre in Canada) or visit www.travel.gc.ca.
People travelling to the British
High Commission in Kingston can obtain updated information on the website at