Category Archives: Local

Not arbitrary, Bartlett says Government action necessary

As Jamaica comes to grips with the fallout caused by travel advisories and the calling of a state of public …read more

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People-smuggling worry escalates! – US, local authorities partner to face down crime worth US$32b

With the strong backing of the United States, authorities in Jamaica are vowing to strengthen their efforts in combating people-smuggling …read more

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Nigel Clarke favourite to replace Derrick Smith?

Nigel Clarke, economic expert and confidant to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is emerging as a favourite to represent the Jamaica …read more

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MoBay’s grim reality – From ‘lotto scam’ to state of emergency

The state of public emergency now in place in St James was never the desired crime-fighting option of many stakeholders, …read more

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Young & dangerous – Teenage gangsters driving up the crime rate

A 14-year-old boy was among 58 teenagers arrested and charged with murder last year as juveniles figured prominently across Jamaica …read more

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Munroe backs state of emergency but urges … – ‘Remember the lessons of 2010′

Executive director of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is urging the security forces to learn from the lessons …read more

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Early lockdown – State of emergency tightens grip on St James

WESTERN BUREAU:Hopeful that the state of public emergency will ultimately restore law and order, business operators in St James, including …read more

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Closed for business – State of emergency tightens grip on St James

WESTERN BUREAU:Hopeful that the state of public emergency will ultimately restore law and order, business operators in St James, including …read more

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Spanish Town under curfew – St Catherine North leads in murders so far this year

With 12 murders since the start of the year in the St Catherine North police division, on Thursday night, the …read more

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Citizens must be first priority, says JHTA – as it supports the Gov’t’s initiative to tackle crime

WESTERN BUREAU:In full support of the Government’s action to tackle crime in St James, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association …read more

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