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Daily Observer (Jamaica) - - CLOVIS TOON -

to hear. This must have been the cause of the words of frus­tra­tion com­ing from Per­ci­val La­touche, the pres­i­dent of the Ja­maica As­so­ci­a­tion for the Re­set­tle­ment of Re­turn­ing Res­i­dents.

An on­line Ja­maican news out­let has re­ported La­touche is­su­ing a warn­ing to those think­ing of com­ing back home: “It makes no sense you spend 20, 30, or 40 years over­seas work­ing hard only to re­turn home for peo­ple to kill you.”

La­touche has headed the re­turn­ing res­i­dents as­so­ci­a­tion since the 1990s and, for many years, he has tried to help those peo­ple who have come home from abroad, hop­ing to set­tle peace­fully in their home­land.

Many of the ‘come-home’ Ja­maicans had resided in coun­tries such as Bri­tain, USA and Canada, where they worked in the cold cli­mates, dream­ing of the days when they would be back in their “is­land in the sun”. They worked hard and

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