Wednesday, 30 November 2022 12:52

Prison guard held with contraband at GP

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Acorrectional officer at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston is under investigation after he was held with contraband on Tuesday.

Eight Americans were convicted for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act when they appeared before the St Ann Parish Court on Tuesday, November 29.

Tuesday, 29 November 2022 13:33

US gov’t commits US$34 million to Jamaica

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The United States Government will be increasing its investment in Jamaica with some US$34 million committed to violence reduction, combatting human trafficking, cybersecurity, energy security, and initiatives to boost the economy.

Tuesday, 29 November 2022 12:36

Gov't mulling new SOE's after current ones end tonight

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PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says he will be watching carefully to see if the crime rate will rise after the states of public emergency (SOEs), which he declared on November 15, end today.

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The prosecution told the court on Monday that Rushawn Patterson had told security guard Rohan "Early B" Rose that he killed social media influencer Aneka "Slickianna" Townsend, but Rose's lawyer has called into question the level of his client's culpability after that conversation took place.

Peter Bunting has insisted that the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) was following the tenets of the Jamaica Constitution when senators under his column voted against an extension of the latest state of emergency last Friday.

One of Jamaica’s leading businessmen and public commentators, Kevin O’Brien Chang, is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness to declare states of emergency (SOEs) for another 14 days when the current SOEs that were declared for seven parishes on November 15, expire on Tuesday.

Opposition senators on Friday dealt a major blow to the Government’s main crime-fighting tool when all eight of them voted against extending the states of emergency (SOEs) that were declared for seven parishes by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on November 15.

Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace, is encouraging young persons to play their part and help build a better Jamaica.

Police have intensified their search for Nesta Morrison, the man who now heads the country's most wanted list, after they raided a place believed to be one of his hideouts in St Thomas on Thursday.

United Kingdom-based Jamaican executive, Paulette Simpson has been ranked among Britain’s top 10 most influential people of African or Caribbean heritage.