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.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will address the concerns raised by stakeholders on the proposed integrated development of the Bernard Lodge Area.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Police negotiators from the Jamaica Constabulary Force successfully de-escalated a hostage situation at a business place on Molynes Road, Kingston 10 on Monday, September 09, securing the safe release of several hostages and the surrender of the hoodlums.
Seven persons are to face the court to answer to charges of Illegal Possession of Firearm and Illegal Possession of Ammunition following the seizure of one firearm and 26 rounds of ammunition in two separate incidents.
The Cari-Folk Singers perform a Miss Lou Folk Song medley during A Special Gathering, a floral tribute in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, Miss Lou. The celebratory event was held on Miss Lou’s Birthday, September 7 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.