- FDA approves 'trackable' pill US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The tablets have an ingestible sensor embedded inside them that records that the medication has been taken. A patch worn by the patient transmits this... Read More
- Livermore banned for 2 years Sprinter Jason Livermore has been banned for two years for violating the rules of Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission. The verdict was handed down by judge, Kent Gammon, chairman of the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel. Gammon said based on... Read More
- US Government submits evidence it says links Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism The United States Government has submitted to the Jamaica authorities evidence it says links the Cleric Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism. Al Faisal was arrested last month on an extradition warrant. .Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions... Read More
- UTech Suspends Evening Classes At Western Campus The University of Technology (UTech) has suspended evening classes at its western campus as a result of gun violence in Montego Bay, St James. UTech president, Dr Stephen Vasciannie, yesterday issued a circular advising that classes would be... Read More
- Jason Livermore to learn fate today Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 200 metre bronze medallist Jason Livermore, who faces up to four years if found guilty of a Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) drug violation, will learn his fate today. According to a release from the Ministry of... Read More
- 269 killed in road crashes so far this year The lastest figures show that 269 people have been killed on the Jamaica's roads since the start of the year. The figure is a 15 per cent reduction when compared to the similar period last year. The Road Safety Unit is predicting a 10 per cent... Read More
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The state of public emergency now in place in St James was never the desired crime-fighting option of many stakeholders, especially the major tourism players in the parish, despite 335 murders last year and 269 in 2016.In fact, two years ago, during...
A 14-year-old boy was among 58 teenagers arrested and charged with murder last year as juveniles figured prominently across Jamaica as either the perpetrators or victims of crime.Four 15-year-old boys, three 16-year-olds, and 14 who were only 17...
Executive director of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is urging the security forces to learn from the lessons of 2010 as they carry out the state of emergency in St James.Munroe yesterday declared NIA's support for the...
While claiming a successful first two days of operations since St James was placed under a state of emergency, the security forces are appealing for greater support in order to restore normalcy to the parish."After the first 48 hours of the...
Jamaica's staggering crime rate will be placed under the microscope today by the opposition People's National Party (PNP) as it completes a three-day retreat of its shadow cabinet.The PNP's shadow cabinet, has been in retreat since Friday, and the...