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PM to address Issues

Prime Minister and People’s National Party President, Portia Simpson Miller, is to address a range of issues as she delivers the key note address at the annual...

AUGUST TOWN TENSE

Tensions are again high in August Town St. Andrew after a man was shot last evening. Callers to our news center say more gun shots were heard in the area last night into...

Jamaican Man on Sex Trafficking Charges in Connecticut

A federal grand jury in Connecticut has indicted two people, including a Jamaican man, on sex trafficking charges involving several minors. The US Attorney’s...

Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches Speaks out on Mario Deane’s Death

The Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches has weighed in on the death of Mario Deane. It’s Chairman, Bishop Conrad Pitkin says the incident is another glaring...

INDECOM Wants Less Lethal Weapons for Police

The Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, Terrence Williams, says the deaths of many mentally ill Jamaicans could have been prevented,...

JFJ Condemns Beating of Charged Inmate: Blasts JCF (AUDIO)

Human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice JFJ, is condemning the beating of Marvin Orr. A Director of JFJ, Roje Malcolm, says Orr’s beating shows that...

Details on the Beating of Inmate Charged in Deane’s Death

Details are now emerging on the circumstances surrounding yesterday’s beating of Marvin Orr at the Barnett Street police station in St. James. Orr is one of two...

The Drought Is Not Over

The drought is not over! That’s the word from both the Met Service and the National Water Commission. Despite some parts of the island receiving significant...

AUDIO: IJCHR Wants Review of How Police Treat Mentally-ill Detainees

The Independent Jamaican Council for Human Rights, IJCHR, is calling for a review of the police’s treatment of detainees suffering mental illness. This as two of...

The Police Needs Your Help In Identifying this Woman

Detectives from the Annotto Bay Criminal Investigation Branch, CIB, are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a female that was discovered on a...