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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a State of Public Emergency in the St Catherine North Police Division. Holness made the declaration a short while ago during a press conference at Jamaica House, citing rampant criminality and...
The police say the American woman and her son reported by friends to have been missing in Montego Bay, St James are safe.Kimberly Bradley and her child, Brandon, arrived at the Sangster International Airport from Virginia on Thursday.People in...
Local health insurance providers are coming under pressure from some women's rights advocates who are angry over the provision that pregnant women will have to pay upfront for medical services and then claim a refund.Despite having health insurance...
The police have seized more than 1,000 illegal guns since last year, and that, they say, is a sign that they are making slow but steady progress in getting the guns out of the hands ofcriminals.Data provided by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)...
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has reported a reduction in the number of corruption files it received against members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) last year.But there are concerns from local human rights groups...
- Justice Bryan Skyes postpones ruling High Court Judge Justice Brian Sykes has postponed his ruling regarding whether he will allow statements from witnesses who can't be located to be admitted into evidence in the Vybz Kartel murder trial. Justice Sykes said on Tuesday morning that... Read More
- Miss Jamaica 2013 contestant accepts apology The Miss Jamaica World 2013 contestant who was the subject of an unfavourable Twitter post by Member of Parliament for North West St Ann, Dr Dayton Campbell, says she holds no grudge against the politician. Jenaae Jackson, who received the Best... Read More
- Jamaicans and Costa Ricans remanded Three Jamaicans identified as 33-year-old Romania Roy o/c 'Rambo', 29-year-old Fitzroy McLeod and 27-year-old Aaron Dixon along with three Costa Ricans identified as 48-year-old boat captain Harris Campbell-Walton, 47-year-old Lenard Dean-Berry and... Read More
- Thieves steal from the deaf THE police yesterday appealed to thieves who broke into the offices of the Jamaica Association for the Deaf on Marescaux Road, Kingston 5, on the weekend to return the stolen items. According to the police, the robbers took several items, including... Read More
- NWU cannot guarantee normality at sugar company Two more trade unions have served notice that normality cannot be guaranteed at three of Jamaica's main sugar factories as a dispute develops over the decision to send scores of security personnel on leave. A meeting on Tuesday with officials of... Read More
- Lasco top cop granted bail The reigning LASCO top cop Sergeant Oneil Patterson has been granted $300,000 bail in relation to the rape charge against him. Bail was offered in the Home Circuit Court yesterday. Patterson was previously on bail but was remanded after the... Read More