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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...
- Italian Police Raid Asafa, Sherone, Trainer Hotel Room The Associated Press says, Italian police have raided the hotel where Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson and their Canadian trainer are staying after the two athletes tested positive for banned stimulants. Rooms of the athletes and physical trainer... Read More
- "Ban smoking initiative untidy" Cigarette Company, Carreras is expressing concern that many Jamaicans still do not know what the ban on smoking in public places means, even as it comes into effect today. Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Carreras, Christopher Brown,... Read More
- Operational challenges at the Minard facility The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the Minard Well in Brown’s Town, St. Ann, that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of operational challenges at the Minard facility. The NWC is assuring customers... Read More
- The long awaited "Bossy" trial The long awaited trial for Dancehall Entertainer Vybz Kartel who is charged with the murder of Portmore businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton is slated to get underway today after several delays. A 12-member jury was selected last week, and the... Read More
- Peter Bunting defends ‘Dudus Biography’ statements National Security Minister Peter Bunting has defended statements he made in a documentary featuring Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke’s rise to power in Tivoli Gardens on the Biography channel last week. Minister Bunting who was speaking at a PNP Milk River... Read More
- Drug bust; Three arrested THREE persons are now in custody after members of the Marine Police Division seized 2,018.6 pounds of marijuana and 35.8 pounds of hashish in Manatee Bay, Old Harbour, St Catherine over the weekend. The drug is said to have an estimated street... Read More