Rashawn Thompson

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...

Prominent Human Rights Advocate Calls for Police Commissioner’s Resignation

A leading human rights advocate says it’s now absolutely imperative that there be changes in the leadership in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) including the...

Child Shot in East Kingston Gun Battle

A child was shot and injured yesterday in the vicinity of Jarrett Lane, in East Kingston, as rival gangs continue to hold some areas there under siege. Amid the...

Phillips Sides with JCF over Controversial Administrative Review

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is defending the embattled Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, which is under pressure over of its controversial administrative...

NO Confidence Police will Respect Human Rights During ZOSO

One of the country’s leading criminologists, Professor Anthony Harriott, says he has no confidence the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, will act professionally and...

Three Cops Slapped with Kidnapping Charges

Three police constables accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old boy in Westmoreland last week have been charged. They’ve been charged with kidnapping, extortion, and...

Education Minister Withdraws Comments Suggesting Schools Guilty of Extortion & Corruption

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, has withdrawn comments he made on Wednesday criticizing some school administrators he said were corruptly attempting to extort parents....

DPP Dismisses Fake News Story Circulating on Social Media

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, says she’s contacted the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to...