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JA: J’cans ‘Hungry’ For Jailing Of Corrupt Bigwigs, Says Diplomat

The Jamaican public is “hungry” to see top-ranking government officials pay the consequences for alleged acts of corruption in the public sector, says Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, outgoing head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Jamaica.

In an exclusive interview with the top EU diplomat in the region, Wasilewska said that corruption not only undermined democracy and good governance but also depleted economic resources, depriving the country of critical infrastructural development and social support.

“I think the public is hungry to see consequence, not just to have the news break that whichever high-level person is involved in something, but to see that come to a conclusion,” she told The Gleaner.

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