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Jamaica: Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green resigns after fierce backlash over COVID breach

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(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green has tendered his resignation from the Cabinet following public backlash after a video surfaced showing him and several others in clear breach of COVID-19 protocols at a social gathering purportedly on a no-movement.

Green announced his resignation in a release on Wednesday morning, noting that “I have disappointed so many. My family including my son, my Prime Minister and most importantly, the people of Jamaica who I have sworn to serve.

“No matter how briefly, and regardless of the circumstances, I should never have participated in any engagement that could indicate a lack of appreciation of the difficult and serious realities that now face the entire country.

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