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Crisis in courts - DPP slaps legislators for failing to understand justice system concerns

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The nation’s chief prosecutor, Paula Llewellyn, yesterday confronted lawmakers with a grim description of how justice is being dispensed in some criminal courts, particularly in rural areas, and told them bluntly that it was the result of a lack of…

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Ombudsman, political representatives for Friday meeting over Warmington

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

As the October 30 by-elections near, rising campaign temperature, political gaffes, and platform utterances have forced Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown into action, calling for a meeting with representatives of the two political parties…

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Good for safety, bad for business - Shop owners, students brace for ZOSO impact

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Having felt the first-day cramp of their community being designated a zone of special operations (ZOSO), small-business owners and operators in Denham Town, west Kingston, are fearful that a minimum 60-day stay by the security forces might cripple…

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State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, says the resumption of discussions on the prison offer from the British Government is not a priority at this time.

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Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, says the resumption of discussions on the prison offer from the British Government is not a priority at this time.

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Building a better ZOSO - JDF amends measures for greater success in new zone

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

To ensure greater success in the second zone of special operations (ZOSO), the security forces have sought to improve elements of their operations, such as stricter control of movement and overall greater convenience for residents.According to Major…

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War on gangs - Second ZOSO to tackle Denham Town threats

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Twelve gangs wreaking havoc in Denham Town have been cited as the reason for the west Kingston community being declared the second zone of special operations (ZOSO).Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement yesterday during a press…

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PNP queries support for zones - Jackson says finance ministry has provided no funds

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Opposition spokesman on National Security Fitz Jackson is questioning the Government’s commitment to the zones of special operation (ZOSO), the crime-fighting and social intervention tool applied by the Andrew Holness administration.Jackson told The…

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All of us feeling crime, says Denham Town resident - … Special care taken in new ZOSO - JDF

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The young, the old, vendors and even parents taking their children to school - all were sent digging into their purses and wallets for identification as the second zone of special operations (ZOSO) brought movement to a crawl in sections of Denham…

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35% more guns seized since start of year

Gleaner on October 18th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The Ministry of National Security is reporting a 35 per cent increase in the number of illegal firearms removed from the nation’s streets up to October 17, compared to the same period last year.A total of 499 illegal weapons were collected over the…

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