William Mitchell

No Increase in Earthquake Frequency, says ODPEM

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, says there’s been no increase in earthquake frequency across the region in recent months....

Civilian Complaints Against Security Forces Decline Under SOE – INDECOM

Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams, says available data show there were improvements in how members of the security...

Inflation Targeting an ‘Astoundingly Good Move’ – King

Executive Director of Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CARPI, Dr. Damien King, says inflation targeting is an “astoundingly good policy move” by the...

Day-Old Baby Stolen from Victoria Jubilee

Jamaica Constabulary Force detectives are at this hour searching for a baby who was born less than 24 hours ago. Reports are that the baby was reportedly kidnapped from...

Phone Grabber Shot by Licensed Firearm Holder

A man who’s believed to be part of a group of thieves who operate from a gully along Half Way Tree Road in St. Andrew, was reportedly shot yesterday as he tried to...

INDECOM to Appeal Powers of Arrest Ruling

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has been granted leave to appeal a Court of Appeal ruling that it doesn’t have the power of arrest before...

ECLAC Projects Continued Steady Economic Growth in 2019

Jamaica’s economy is projected to grow slightly next year, continuing steady but marginal economic growth over the last 6-years. That’s according to the...

CTOC Seizes $9m in Counterfeit Goods amidst Christmas Shopping

With Christmas Day only six days away, the Constabulary’s Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC) swooped down on the busy business...

Tourism Ministry Insists MoBay Welcome Sign will Remain within Budget

Permanent Secretary in the Tourism Ministry, Jennifer Griffith, is assuring that the Welcome to Montego Bay sign will remain inside it’s $17-million budget....

Senior Cop Slapped with Million Dollar Fine following Unlawful Wounding Verdict

A Senior Superintendent of Police who was last month found guilty for shooting a 19-year-old pregnant woman was today slapped with a million dollar fine but spared...