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Barbados police use more electronics to monitor criminals and themselves

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday July 22, 2014, CMC – Police are using lie detector tests and will soon introduce video surveillance systems, not only to catch the...

Hanna Appoints Sex Review Committee

Youth Minister Lisa Hanna, has appointed a committee to review the operations of children’s homes. This, in light of the unauthorized implementation of...

JLP: Paulwell is ‘Hustling off’ the Country’s Spectrum Cap

The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is accusing Technology Minister, Phillip Paulwell, of ‘hustling off’ the country’s spectrum. Opposition Spokesman on ICT,...

Should EWI get second chance

Co-founder of Citizens United to Reduce Electricity, CURE, Richard ‘Dickie’ Crawford, says he finds it ‘unbelievable’ that the government would allow Energy...

Brian Pengelley Is Clarifying Reports Concerning EWI Re-entering the Procurement Process

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, , is clarifying reports that he wants EWI to be excluded from the new procurement process. In a statement to the...

Gov’t Begins Tablet Distribution in Schools

The distribution of some 25,000 tablets to teachers and students under the Tablets in Schools  pilot project, got underway yesterday. 180 of the  devices were...

Two Jamaican Men Identified as Murder Suspects in California

Officials in San Diego, California have identified two Jamaican men as suspects in connection with a June 25 murder in an area near the city of El Cajon.

30 Members of Two Palestinian Families Killed by Israeli Strikes

More than 30 members of two Palestinian families have been killed by Israeli strikes. The overnight strikes in southern Gaza came as the Palestinian death toll from the...

MP Calls for Emergency Assistance for St. Elizabeth Farmers as Drought Intensifies

As severe drought conditions continue to grip the island, the Member of Parliament for South West St. Elizabeth, the PNP’s Hugh Buchanan, is this afternoon appealing...

Sections of South Camp Road Closed Until Tomorrow

The police is advising motorists that due to the installation of lights at Sabina Park, sections of South Camp Road in Kingston will remain closed until tomorrow. The...