Guns, Votes and Money

Channel 4

Unreported World

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Jamaica has one of the highest murder rates in the world. In this documentary reporter Evan Williams and producer James Brabazon try to find out who is behind the killing and why the politicians are doing so little to end violence that is trapping Jamaicans in poverty and despair.

Are they, in fact, actively encouraging gang rule? Williams’ first stop is the garrison of Tower Hill in Kingston, where a man has just been shot dead by police…

"This gritty global series, returning with a powerful film."
- Evening Standard

"Startling …a million miles from the Caribbean idyll of the holiday brochures."
- Daily Mail

"A powerful illustration of the unlovely heart of a beautiful country that the tourists never see."
- The Guardian

First Broadcast

September 14, 2007



Producer Director

James Brabazon


Evan Williams

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews


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