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Public school teachers have again voted to reject the Government's wage offer. The latest offer was made to the teachers on Friday and presented to members of the General Council of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) at a special...
The security forces are appealing to relatives of individuals detained in the State of Public Emergency in St Catherine North to cooperate with them as they seek to speedily process detainees. According to the police, people who have...
Former army chief Major General Antony Anderson was this morning sworn in as the 30th Commissioner of Police. He succeeds George Quallo who retired earlier this year. Anderson was sworn by Bishop Dr Gary Welsh, Justice of the Peace and...
A split in the deadly Clansman gang has been playing out violently across sections of the St Catherine North Police Division and is believed to be the main driver behind a 60 per cent increase in murders in the area since the start of this year.With...
Three wanted persons were among a group of more than 60 men picked up by the police in St Catherine yesterday, following Prime Minister Andrew Holness' declaration of a state of public emergency in the St Catherine North Police Division.The state of...
- Correctional officers at Metcalfe Street halt work over unpaid fees Correctional officers at Metcalfe Street Secure Juvenile Remand Centre refused to work this morning, demanding that allowances due to them, be paid. They want answers on when payment will be made. Aston Johnson, Senior Negotiating Officer at the... Read More
- Police investigating double killing in Hamstead, St. Mary The police are investigating a double killing which occurred over the weekend in Crawl, Hampstead, St. Mary. One of the deceased, 79 year old farmer Charles Patterson, was found shot to death at his home Sunday morning, while the other man, 55 year... Read More
- Education Ministry Deploys Personnel, Says No Instruction Given To Close Schools The Education Ministry says it has deployed additional personnel to schools in response to the industrial action by teachers. The ministry also says it has given no instruction for the closure of schools. Several institutions this morning remained... Read More
- Windies beat Netherlands by 54 runs West Indies defeated the Netherlands by 54 runs under Duckworth/Lewis, in their Group A match of the ICC World Cup qualifiers at Harare Sports Club TODAY. Scores are WEST INDIES 309 for six off 48 overs and NETHERLANDS 167 for six off 28.4 overs... Read More
- Murders continue to climb There has been an increase in reported murders up to March 10 this year in Jamaica when compared with the corresponding period last year. In the latest National Security Update murders stood at 277 compared with 261 for the period Jan 1 to March 10... Read More
- Public Schools Disrupted As Teachers Fail To Turn Up Public schools have been disrupted as teachers fail to report for duties this morning as part of an islandwide protest over wages. The teachers are upset about the unsettled wage negotiation with the Government and an insistence by the Finance... Read More