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Digicel and Flow endorse Stay Alert App

Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague (2nd left) and State Minister, Sen. the. Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. with Head of Product Support at FLOW, Troy Cockings (left) and Head of Digicel Business, Brian Bennett Easy at the Stay Alert App press briefing

Telecommunications providers Digicel and Flow today endorsed the Stay Alert App, introduced by the Ministry of National Security as an important technological tool in the fight against crime.

 Both companies agreed to preload the app on all devices being sold to their customers in Jamaica, and to also send text messages to existing customers encouraging them to download the app. The announcement was made at a press briefing held at the Ministry of National Security’s head office this morning.

Maritime Security Table Top Exercise

The objective of this activity is to assist in developing Jamaica’s capabilities to implement and enforce maritime safety and security legislation and to counter piracy and armed robbery against ships. Under this activity, a team of IMO staff and experts will conduct a table top exercise to determine how best to support Jamaica’s efforts to enhance its coast guard function capabilities for improved maritime security, safety and environmental responses.