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).
FORMER education minister and Senator Ruel Reid and his four co-accused are alleged to have milked more than $55 million from the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and in excess of $1 million from the Ministry of Education.
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.
The third time is the charm for Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips, who, in defeating Peter Bunting by 76 votes on Saturday to remain President of the People’s National Party (PNP), was winning for the first time in three attempts.
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.
Two St. James men are among five persons who have been charged for murder in relation to five incidents dating back to March of this year.
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.