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The cannabis industry, reparations for slavery, crime - the big issues debated in Jamaica.

The cannabis industry, reparations for slavery, how to tackle the fourth highest murder rate in the world: World Questions is in Jamaica to debate the big issues of a country which despite its problems has a host of successes in fields as diverse as academia, athletics, literature and reggae music.

Chairing the debate in the capital, Kingston, is the BBC’s Jonny Dymond. His panel of guests are: Kamina Johnson Smith, the Foreign Secretary; Peter Bunting, the opposition MP and former Minister of National Security; Lorna Goodison, Poet Laureate; Alvin Wint, emeritus professor of International Business at the University of the West Indies

Producer: Charlie Taylor

(Photo A fruit and vegetable seller sitting at her stall. Credit: BBC)

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Sun 20 Jan 2019 12:06GMT

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