INDECOM denies disarming charged cops in the streets

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The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has denied claims by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips that its investigators disarm police officers in the streets. In a release issued today, INDECOM said at no time in its eight years has…

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One voice against crime - 51 MPs vote to extend state of emergency

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Lawmakers yesterday voted unanimously to extend the state of public emergency in St James by three months, sending a strong signal to the criminal underworld that legislators were in unison as they approved a resolution to cramp the record murder…

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‘Greatest insult!’ - JLP squabble over NW St Andrew intensifies

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Former member of parliament and Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) veteran, Derrick Smith, has accused the party’s general secretary, Dr Horace Chang, of issuing to him the “greatest disrespect of his political career” as the squabble over who should take…

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INDECOM under parliamentary scrutiny

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday gave the clearest indication that lawmakers would be taking steps to tweak the law governing the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to ensure that the oversight body carries out its duties with…

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Barbaric killing! - Widow of US missionary murdered in Ja details slaying

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The widow of one of the two American missionaries killed in Jamaica nearly two years ago has detailed the barbaric death her husband met, but insists that despite the pain, she maintains a positive view of the island.The killing of the two Americans…

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JCC to forge national strategic plan to transform Jamaica

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President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), B. Larry Watson, is urging stakeholders not to dismiss offhand the idea of an attempted hijacking of the State by criminal gangs, who have put aside turf disputes in pursuit of much higher stakes….

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Money for Consolidated Fund ‘detoured’ to buy cars

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has been combing through the accounts of government ministries and agencies and has tabled her report to the nation’s Parliament. Here is some of what she has uncovered…

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100 cop car crashes in 15 months

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Over a 15-month period, vehicles driven by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were involved in 100 motor vehicle accidents.The period in which the accidents occurred spanned January 2014 to March 2015.Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis…

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Money for Consolidated Fund ‘detoured’ to buy cars

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis had been combing through the accounts of government ministries and agencies and has tabled her report to the nation’s Parliament. Here is some of what she has uncovered.The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job…

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100 cop car crashes in 15 months

Gleaner on January 30th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Over a 15-month period, vehicles driven by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were involved in 100 motor vehicle accidents.The period in which the accidents occurred spanned January 2014 to March 2015.Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis…

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