Dennis Brooks

UK Criminologist Urges ‘Public Health Response’ to Crime

A UK criminologist and urban youth specialist is calling on Jamaica to utilize what he calls a ‘Public Health Response’ to tackle the crisis of crime. Craig...

Assistant Commissioner Admits Police Knew of St James Petrol Stealing Racket

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ealan Powell, is admitting that the police knew about the illegal petroleum racket in the parish. The security forces cracked down on...

‘Jamaica Becoming a Failed State’ – PSOJ

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, says the country is on it’s way to becoming a failed state. And it’s calling on the government to pursue a...

Sagicor Dismisses Newspaper Report as Reckless & Inaccurate

Sagicor Financial Corporation is defending its reputation as a well-governed and solid institution, following a report published on Monday by the Barbados Today...

PNP Mum on Troupe Assistant’s Contradictions

People’s National Party General Secretary, Julian Robinson, is refusing to clarify apparent contradictions in a statement made by the Party and its Councilor,...

‘West Kingston Apology Is NOT Enough’ – McKenzie

In a rare break with tradition, Member of Parliament for West Kingston, Desmond McKenzie, says the apology offered by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on behalf of the...

NHT to Deliver 8,500 Mortgages by End of Fiscal Year

Some 8,500 mortgages will be delivered to new homeowners by the National Housing Trust, NHT, this fiscal year. That’s according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness...

Ganja Producers Seek 1-yr Amnesty from Govt

The Ganja Growers and Producers Association of Jamaica is calling on the Government to grant a 1-year amnesty to small ganja farmers to commence at the start of next...

‘Machete-Weilding Mom Exploring Guilty Plea

The attorney representing the woman seen on video beating her daughter with a machete, Bertram Anderson, today asked the court to indicate the likely sentence his client...

Jephthah Ford Sentenced to 6 months Behind Bars

The prominent medical doctor, Jephthah Ford, was today sentenced to six months in prison after being found guilty of corruption charges in the Kingston and St. Andrew...