Commish defends gun-recovery efforts

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With the number of recorded gun and ammunition seizures during the states of emergency (SOEs) falling below those of the previous years when no such enhanced security measures was imposed, Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has…

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Bloody revenge - Fears swirl as Sterling Castle erupts with mob killing of suspect

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Residents of the usually quiet rural community of Sterling Castle Heights fear that there could be more bloodshed in response to the brutal murder of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers and yesterday’s mob killing of 26-year-old Miguel Williams, who…

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Residents foil murder-suicide attempt

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Hectors River, Portland: Quick action by residents of Hill Top in Hectors River, Portland, saved two lives as a man reportedly attacked his wife in the dead of the night on Wednesday. At about 2 a.m., residents were jolted out of their sleep as…

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New police HQ to save Gov’t $400m per year

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The proposed construction of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) headquarters is set to save the Government nearly $400 million per year, according to National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang. “It’s not only a matter of getting teams together as…

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Chang: We won’t negotiate with gangsters - Gov’t to pump $5b into JCF; full JamaicaEye rollout by September

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JamaicaEye, the state-run network of surveillance cameras designed to monitor public spaces and help the police crack cases, is expected to become fully operational by September. Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang, who made the…

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Rousseau was an inspiration for many

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Patrick Rousseau, the Wolmerian who wore many hats during his 85 years, died from a long battle with illness yesterday, leaving behind a rich legacy in sports, law, and business in the Caribbean. Although some persons believe that bureaucracy on…

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Ministry findings confirm guards being short-changed - Legal action threatened against companies found in breach

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An investigation by the Ministry of Labour has “validated” a complaint by the Jamaica Society of Industrial Security (JSIS) that just over a dozen private security companies are engaged in practices that short-change individual guards just over $5,…

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Chang promises effective traffic management system by mid-year

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Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has indicated that the government should have a fully operational traffic ticketing system in place by the middle of the year. “I have given a commitment that by mid-year we will fix the system….

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Diplomat, health worker in Antigua accused of practising medicine without licence

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Two people, including Ambassador at Large, Dr Patrick Mathew, are due to return to court on July 2 after they were granted bail on charges of practising medicine without a license. Mathew, a chiropractor…

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Drainage works across Camp Road, St Andrew to be completed this weekend

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Traffic along Camp Road in St Andrew will be reduced intermittently to single lane throughout the course of this weekend, Friday, April 19 to Monday, April 22 as stormwater pipes are to be installed across the existing roadway. According to the…

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