Memorandum on Determination to Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to Jamacia
Presidential Determination No. 89-6
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 506(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended ("the Act"), 22 U.S.C. 2318(a), I hereby determine that:
1) an unforeseen emergency exists which requires immediate military assistance to Jamaica; and
2) the aforementioned emergency requirement cannot be met under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act or any other law except Section 506(a) of the Act.
Therefore, I hereby authorize the furnishing of up to $10 million in defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training to Jamaica under the provisions of Chapters 2 and 5 of Part II of the Act.
You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress immediately and publish it in the Federal Register.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Washington, October 31, 1988.
Ronald Reagan, Memorandum on Determination to Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to Jamacia Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323791