Jamaica Suffers Billions in Losses due to Pervasive Farm Theft, Endangering Food Security, and Public Health, recent revelations have highlighted a disturbing trend in clandestine activities where stolen meat is being exchanged for firearms by criminal networks. Senator Kamina Johnson Smith confirmed the government’s proactive steps, hinting at potential charges for praedial thieves under anti-gang laws. During a Friday session of the upper house, Senator Johnson Smith disclosed concerning data, pointing to an escalating issue where local thieves are being enlisted by criminal groups beyond Jamaica’s borders.

Reporter: Ramon Gordon