British and Canadian tourists in Jamaica have been warned not to venture from resorts in Montego Bay after a state of emergency was imposed in response to a spate of deadly shootings.

Soldiers have been deployed on the streets in St. James parish after a series of killings led to a military response.

Newsweek has reached out to the State Department—which at the time of publication had not updated its travel advisory to Americans visiting the Caribbean island. On Saturday, several U.S. federal government offices closed after Congress could not agree a new budget.

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