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Memorandum on Military Assistance to Jamaica

August 08, 1994

Presidential Determination No. 94–41

Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense, The Secretary of State

Subject: Determination to Authorize the Furnishing of Emergency Military Assistance to Jamaica Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 506(a)(1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(1) (the "Act"), I hereby determine that:

(1) an unforeseen emergency exists, which requires immediate military assistance to Jamaica; and

(2) the emergency requirement cannot be met under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act or any other law except section 506 of the Act.

Therefore, I hereby authorize the furnishing of up to $1,500,000 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.

The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

William J. Clinton

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Military Assistance to Jamaica Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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