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Thursday, 16 January 2020 17:12

Five Clarendon men arrested on gun charges

Five Clarendon men were arrested and charged following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition in Mandeville, Manchester on Thursday, January 16.

In keeping with Cabinet’s approval for step-up activities to curtail the current dengue outbreak, Minister of Health & Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton will unveil plans on Wednesday, (January 15) for a National Dengue Clean Up later this month.

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) was involved in a murder-suicide which took place in Portmore early this morning.

While unable to reveal his identity, a JDF spokesperson said the individual has been a member of the JDF for 12-13 years.

“Typically when something like this happens, the JDF works closely with the police not only in assisting with the investigation, but also in the management of grief and counselling of the family members that were left behind,” the spokesperson said.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Accused gang leader Tesha Miller has been sentenced to 38 years and nine months in prison for ordering the 2008 murder of Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) chairman, Douglas Chambers.
Sunday, 12 January 2020 17:07

St. Ann seeing fewer cases of Dengue Fever

The St. Ann Health Department is reporting a decline in suspected dengue cases in the parish.
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 00:20

Koffee added to Superbowl Weekend line-up

Reggae singer Koffee has been added to the line-up of performers for Super Bowl weekend.

Newly installed PNP caretaker for East Central St. Catherine, Dr. Winston de la Haye, says addressing crime is at the top of his agenda for the constituency.

The police believe Kevin Brown, the Justice of the Peace and member of the People's National Party's young professional arm, the Patriots, who was killed along Chesterfield Drive in St. Andrew on December 11, was involved in a passport and visa racket.
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 21:17

Phillips throws Dayton a bone

People's National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips is announcing the appointment of Dr Dayton Campbell to the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister with responsibility for Special Projects.

The decade 2010 to 2019 recorded the first ever decrease in total major crimes by decade.