As investigations into the latest arrival of Haitian nationals continue, human rights discussions surround Jamaica’s stance on asylum seekers. The country has witnessed five separate groups of Haitian refugees in 2023, raising questions about the legality of repatriating them. Under the 1951 Convention, refugees have the right to seek asylum, but repatriation may be considered for those involved in criminal activities. With concerns about Jamaica’s response to Haitian asylum claims, the need for a concerted effort in the Caribbean to address refugee issues becomes evident.

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