Rashawn Thompson

State of Emergency Declared in Dominica

A state of emergency has been declared in Dominica following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. In a statement yesterday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, said...

Plans for Fixed By-Elections Well Advanced

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) says it’s well advanced in proposing amendments to the Representation of the People’s Act for the holding of...

Two Men Held Following Gun & Ammo Seizure in Flanker

The police say two men were taken into custody yesterday in relation to the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Red Dirt, Flanker, St. James....

SECURIPOC to Report Bi-Monthly

The newly-launched Security Programme Oversight Committee, SECURIPOC, is to report to the public every two months. That’s according to the Chairman of the...

‘Sex For Promotions’ – Cops Frustrated by Spiteful Obstructions to their Advancement

Some rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, are speaking out publicly about how their seniors demand sex from them for promotion. They’ve...

UNDP Sending Crisis Recovery Experts for Hurricane Clean Up

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it’s sending experts on crisis recovery to support the people of the Caribbean. This, as Hurricane Irma, one...

State Agencies Intensifying Storm Preparation

Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, Major Clive Davis, says state agencies here are prepared to respond if the...

PNP Wants Monitoring Mechanism for Up-Coming By-Election

The Opposition PNP is calling on Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown and the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) to establish a monitoring mechanism for...

Hurricane Irma Strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Irma is now a very dangerous and powerful Category 4 hurricane. It was upgraded this afternoon. It’s now bearing down on the Leeward Islands in the...

Govt Begins Wage Negotiations with Teachers

The government says it’s begun wage negotiations with teachers. State Minister of Finance and Public Service, Rudyard Spencer, today, met with members of the...