History. The High Commission had its beginnings in 1962. Among the first diplomatic missions to be established after the attainment of independence from Britain, the office was initially loed at Bruton and Grosvenor Streets, then on St James's Street, before eventually moving to its current loion Prince Consort Road.. For many decades, Jamaicans have been travelling to England .
· 3. Drug crime in Jamaica. While it is unlikely you will be a victim of drug trafficking in Jamaica, it is important to be careful to keep an eye on your bags and belongings at all times. As a visitor, you're more likely to be offered marijuana (locally known as ganja or weed), than you are to be used to smuggle drugs.