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UCASE Seeking 10-15% Rise in Minimum Wage

The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees, UCASE, is requesting an increase for minimum wage earners ranging from 10 to 15 percent. It’s...

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Deputy Commissioner Urges Social Agencies to Play Role in Crime Fight

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says social agencies must do their part in building on the gains it makes in retaking communities from criminals. Deputy Commissioner of...

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Gun Violence Costing KPH $400k per Day

Gunshot victims are costing the Kingston Public Hospital an estimated $400,000 per day. This was revealed by resident doctor at the facility, Dr. Ann Jackson-Gibson. She...

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June Projected to be Most Murderous Month Yet

The police say they’re expecting as many as 180 people could be murdered in June. This would make June the most murderous month so far this year, surpassing May....

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Govt & Opposition Joust over Special Operations Zones Bill

The Opposition has attacked the Prime Minister’s proposed Zones of Special Operations Bill, saying it’s unconstitutional and unnecessary. It says the bill...

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Parliament to Explore Laws Governing Police Surveillance

Recommendations of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, urging the government to implement legislation to govern police surveillance are to be brought...

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INDECOM & JCF Spar at Parliamentary Committee

The conflict between the Constabulary Force and its oversight body, INDECOM, flared again today at a Parliamentary Committee hearing. Commissioner of INDECOM, Terrence...

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21% More Traffic Tickets Issues in 2017

The JCF says it has issued over 233,000 speeding tickets since the start of the year. This represents a 21 percent increase over the corresponding period last year. The...

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Eight Companies Pre-Qualify for NMIA Bid

Eight companies have pre-qualified to bid for the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. In a statement yesterday, Managing Director of the Development Bank of...

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Norman Manley Student Injured in Stabbing Incident

A grade nine student of Norman Manley High School, on Maxfield Avenue in lower St. Andrew, has narrowly escaped death, after he was stabbed by another student today,...