Category: Evening News

Tacky High School

Tacky High in Need of IMMEDIATE Attention – NEI Report

Immediate attention is needed at Tacky High School in St. Mary to tackle its poor performance in the regional school leaving exams, CSEC. Between 2009 and 2013, only...

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Court Data Reveals 7/10 Accused of Murder Walk Free

There’s a seven in 10 chance that an accused tried for murder in Jamaica will walk free by the time the case ends. On the other hand, if that same individual is...

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Deputy Commissioner Urges Social Agencies to Play Role in Crime Fight

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says social agencies must do their part in building on the gains it makes in retaking communities from criminals. Deputy Commissioner of...

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Shields Welcomes Special Operations Zones Legislation

Security Consultant, Mark Shields, says the Zones of Special Operations and Community Development Bill is welcome. The government is expected to push for the bill to be...

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Govt & Opposition Joust over Special Operations Zones Bill

The Opposition has attacked the Prime Minister’s proposed Zones of Special Operations Bill, saying it’s unconstitutional and unnecessary. It says the bill...

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Labour Ministry Clears CHEC of Alleged Health & Safety Breaches

The Ministry of Labour says it’s found no evidence to support allegations that China Harbour Engineering Company, CHEC, doesn’t provide adequate sanitary...

Damien King, Guest Columnist

A ‘Fantastic Move’ for the Economy: CaPRI Executive Director on NIDS

Co-Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) Dr. Damien King, says the advantages of the government’s proposed National Identification...

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NO DNA or Banking Details Needed in Proposed National ID System

No DNA or banking details will be collected and stored in the government’s proposed National Identification System, NIDS. That’s according to the Office of...

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Parliament to Explore Laws Governing Police Surveillance

Recommendations of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, urging the government to implement legislation to govern police surveillance are to be brought...

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INDECOM & JCF Spar at Parliamentary Committee

The conflict between the Constabulary Force and its oversight body, INDECOM, flared again today at a Parliamentary Committee hearing. Commissioner of INDECOM, Terrence...