Jamaica Attacks, Like Mexico’s Drug War, Reveal a Brave Stand Against Drug Lords

Yes, a tourist might be approached to buy pot. But on the beaches or in the markets, it’s usually fun, fun, fun, and then fly or cruise away.

But this week tourists would have seen something very different in the Jamaican capital of Kingston, similar to what has been happening in parts of Mexico since 2006.

With unusual bravery, the leaders of both countries have decided to confront the most powerful drug lords with guns and the rule of law.