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Thursday, March 24

Official: Corruption has reached 'systemic' levels in Jamaica, calls for urgent changes "KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — An independent investigator for Jamaica's parliament on Wednesday called for the creation of a special agency to fight corruption, asserting official graft has reached 'systemic' levels in the Caribbean country.

Contractor General Greg Christie said there is credible evidence Jamaica's law enforcement and anti-corruption institutions have been ineffective in netting the 'big fish' involved in practices that corrode the island's society.
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