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Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:07

We Still have Work to Do – Minister Vaz

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Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister and Chairman of Jamaica’s National Competitiveness Council, the Hon Daryl Vaz has welcomed the movement of four places in the recent Doing Business Report published by the World Bank.

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has implemented drug control measures, in keeping with the recommendations of the Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM) to tackle drug abuse and the illicit trade.

Acting head of the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, Senior Superintendent Gary McKenzie, said the police are now trying to locate Chad Ingram of a Central Village, St Catherine address who they suspect was driving the taxi when it veered off onto the sidewalk of Eastwood Park Road and slammed into a male and a female pedestrian.
Forty-two year old Clifton Brown, a man who is said to be the right hand lieutenant of a don based in the Mountain View area, allegedly carried his child to the doctor at a Vineyard Town medical facility, because the child's mother was not available to do so. 
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 21:30

Government continues with Master Plan for Bernard Lodge

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will address the concerns raised by stakeholders on the proposed integrated development of the Bernard Lodge Area.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 21:14

Bolt, Christian to receive humanitarian award

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WORLD record holder and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and Glenford Christian, founder and chairman of Cari-Med Group of Companies, are expected to be bestowed with the 2019 International Humanitarian Award on Friday in New York City.

Thursday, 17 October 2019 21:57

Narcotics Police Nab Six for Drug Offences

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Six persons were arrested by the Narcotics Police between the hours of 6:00p.m., Monday, October 14 and 6:00 a.m., on Tuesday, October 15 as over JMD 5 million
worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate incidents.

Monday, 14 October 2019 23:20

Police brutality captured on camera

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The Police High Command has instructed the Inspectorate and Professional Oversight Bureau (IPROB) to conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an altercation, between police officers and citizens in Kingston West.

Sunday, 13 October 2019 20:21

Murder, shooting, rape up in Manchester

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Police are reporting an increase in reported rape cases, murders and shootings in Manchester since the start of the year compared to the corresponding period last year (January 1 – October 10).

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 22:33

Gun used by robbers, hostage takers found

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Following a systematic search by members of the Caribbean Search Centre and officers assigned to the St. Andrew Central Police Division, the firearm and ammunition used in the attempted robbery/ hostage incident in Kingston 10 has been seized.

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has met with stakeholders in the entertainment industry to discuss several areas of concern, including provisions of the Noise Abatement Act.