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NEPA Investigating Pollution

The National Environment and Planning Agency, NEPA, says it has identified the source of an oil slick observed in Kingston Harbour on Monday. NEPA, says the oil slick,...

Confusing Police Response – Smith

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, says the Police High Command has failed to provide an adequate response to reports that the...

Turning Point

Human rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ says the government’s current study of how people are detained is a signal step, which can be a turning point in...

Leaders, Police Don’t Care – Holness

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says he’s troubled that the nation’s leaders and the Police do not appear to be sufficiently angry when the human rights...

Nine Nabbed in Gully

The Police say they’ll be charging nine men who were detained in New Kingston this afternoon in connection with various crimes including robbery and wounding with...

Road Fatalities Up

There’s been a sharp increase in the number of fatalities from accidents on the nations’s roads. The National Road Safety Council, NRSC, is reporting that 20...

Jamaica More Competitive

Jamaica has improved eight places in the latest Global Competitiveness Index, published annually by the World Economic Forum. The index for 2014/2015 shows that Jamaica...

Baden on Lock-Ups

American pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden, has denounced the overcrowding in the cell where Mr. Deane was beaten. He says the cell, which housed four persons at the time,...

Deane Didnt Stand a Chance!

There’s no way Mario Deane could’ve survived the severe beating he received while in custody at the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay last month....

Brace for Chik-V

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, is warning the Caribbean to be prepared for the full impact of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, eight...