Category: Evening News

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#DeathSquadTrial Update

A Detective Inspector this morning told the Court that shortly after two men were controversially shot in Clarendon in February 2010 he ordered Constables Collis...

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Shortwood Principal Found Guilty of ‘Causing Death by Dangerous Driving’

The 55-year-old Principal of Shortwood Teachers College, Dr. Christopher Clarke, has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving in the St. Catherine Circuit...

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Mother of Deceased Testifies at #DeathSquadTrial

The mother of the man who was allegedly killed by two policemen attached to the Clarendon Police broke down in tears this afternoon while she gave evidence during the...

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JCTU Vows to Fight Govt Pension Reform Proposals

Pressure is building on the government as the start of the new financial year on April 1 draws closer, when proposed pension reforms could take effect. The largest trade...

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Education Minister Urging Resolution to Teachers’ Pension Impasse

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says he’ll be trying to have an ‘amicable’ resolution to the push-back from public sector teachers on pension reform....

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Front Runners Emerge as PSC Pores Over Applications for Police Commissioner

Deputy Police Commissioner, Novelette Grant and Assistant Commissioner, Fitz Bailey, are emerging as the front runners to succeed Dr. Carl Williams as Police...

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JCF Gets 40 New Body Cameras

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, has received 40 more body cameras. Last August, former Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, introduced the use of body cameras by...

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Holness Not Fearful of Political Backlash against Crime Response

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s prepared to deal with the backlash as his administration takes drastic actions to deal with the underlying causes of crime....

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Hampton Board Chairman to be Sacked

The Chairman of the Hampton School Board of Governors, Trevor Blake, is to be removed from the post. The board is to have a new chairman come April one. This is the...

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Chuck Bats for Preventative Detention

Numerous cycles of violence in Jamaica could’ve been avoided if preventative detention had been enforced long ago. That’s the view of Justice Minister,...