Canadian tourists may not be able to claim trip cancellations to Jamaica amid violence on island, travel expert warns

Soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in the August Town community of Kingston, Jamaica, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Jamaica’s prime minister declared a widespread state of emergency Tuesday, Dec. 6, to fight a surge in gang violence on an island with one of the highest murder rates in the region. (AP Photo/Collin Reid) Soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in the August Town community of Kingston, Jamaica, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Jamaica’s prime minister declared a widespread state of emergency Tuesday, Dec. 6, to fight a surge in gang violence on an island with one of the highest murder rates in the region. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)

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