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Jamaica: Spanish Town Blues

Charles Matheson reports to work at his office in the Jamaican district of Spanish Town, which erupted in violent protest on Wednesday in response to the killing of a gang leader. “The silence outside was broken by the crack of gunfire as we all scampered away from the front of the building, which is constructed of mostly glass,” writes Matheson. “At around 9:00am we were told to close the office and head home, which we did.”

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