Five #FastFacts about new Police Commissioner Antony Anderson

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Former army chief Major General Antony Anderson was this morning sworn in as the 30th Commissioner of Police. He succeeds George Quallo who retired earlier this year. Anderson was sworn by Bishop Dr Gary Welsh, Justice of the Peace and…

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Cops nab wanted men in St Catherine North state of emergency

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Three wanted persons were among a group of more than 60 men picked up by the police in St Catherine yesterday, following Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ declaration of a state of public emergency in the St Catherine North Police Division.The state of…

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Clansman Clampdown

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A split in the deadly Clansman gang has been playing out violently across sections of the St Catherine North Police Division and is believed to be the main driver behind a 60 per cent increase in murders in the area since the start of this year.With…

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Revised hours for St Catherine North businesses

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Operating hours for businesses and other establishments in sections of the St Catherine North Police Division, where a state of public emergency was declared yesterday, have been adjusted in keeping with stipulations under the enhanced security…

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Anderson could seek army help in JCF reform

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New police commissioner could look to the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to bolster his management team as he takes office.There is growing speculation that former head of the JDF, Major General Antony Anderson, will look to his former colleagues for…

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D-Day for teachers, Gov’t in wage dispute - Educators to consider latest package today

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The agitated Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) will today decide whether to accept the latest wage offer from the Government, even as there is a rush to pay back millions in retroactive sums which, according to the Government, cannot be delayed…

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Major artisan village for Hampden, Trelawny

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Two public bodies are spending US$5.7 million (J$730 million) over the next 12 months to build out 1.6 hectares (four acres) of land into a major artisan village and tourist attraction at the Hampden Wharf in Falmouth, Trelawny.Minister of Tourism…

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West Kingston ZOSO breached! - Two killed in separate incidents within Denham Town zone

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The police’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) has confirmed that two persons were fatally shot in separate incidents within the zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town yesterday.The identities of the dead men have not been revealed….

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Another JLP showdown

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A mere month after the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) parachuted Dr Nigel Clarke into its stronghold of North West St Andrew triggering internal wrangling, another showdown is set to take place.This time it is in Clarendon North Central, where Speaker…

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Peter Phillips wants greater oversight of judiciary

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Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is pushing for the Judicial Services Commission to provide greater oversight of the judiciary.During his contribution to the 2018-19 Budget Debate, last Thursday, Phillips said it had been put forward in a 1993…

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