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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about Jamaica. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding Jamaica. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Jamaica to issue free birth certificates ahead of national digital ID enrollment drive

Jamaica has launched what it calls ‘Operation Birthright,’ a campaign intended to issue free birth certificates to as many as…

 

Lessons in informing public about digital ID from Jamaica and Singapore

Communication with the public about how digital ID programs work has been insufficient in some past instances, but a government…

 

Jamaica national ID deployment moves forward with first biometric registration centers opening

The first biometric enrolment center to enable citizens to register for Jamaica’s new National Identification System (NIDS) is scheduled to…

 

Jamaica, Greece advancing digital ID plans with biometrics capture pilot, digital wallet

Jamaica, Greece, Pakistan, Serbia and Turkey have all either entered or are planning to enter new phases of their respective…

 

Jamaica, Pakistan look to ease cash assistance programs with digital ID

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country has to accelerate the implementation of its National Identification System (NIDS) to…

 

Pangea wins Jamaican multimodal biometric voter registry contract

Israel-based Pangea has won a contract to supply technology to the Electoral Commission of Jamaica to support the establishment and…

 

National digital ID card market bounces back after slow 2020

The global market for ‘smart’ or digital ID cards issued by governments has rebounded from the early impacts of the…

 

Jamaica picks Thales to upgrade voter identification system with biometrics

Thales has been hired to modernize Jamaica’s electronic voter ID system, strengthening voter identification and authentication with fingerprint biometrics, reports…

 

Caribbean, Middle East and Asian nations switch on digital ID, birth registration programs

Leaders of smaller and developing nations are pushing ahead on civil registries and digital IDs at a rapid pace, with…

 

Jamaica electoral body denies selling biometric data for online authentication service

Accusations of improper digital ID and biometric data sharing have been leveled against the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) after…

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