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PSOJ Comes Out in Support of State of Emergency

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, is the latest group to come out in support of the State of Emergency. The PSOJ had earlier this month expressed concern...

St James Business Interests Welcome State of Emergency

Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund, TEF, Godfrey Dyer, is welcoming the State of Public Emergency declared in St. James yesterday. The initiative is the latest...

Internal Sparta Gang War Fueling Violence, says Sinclair

Councilor for the Flanker Division in St. James and Former Mayor of Montego Bay, Senator Charles Sinclair says internal warfare between members of the Sparta Gang is...

Opposition Calls for Oversight Mechanism in St James SOE

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is calling for an oversight mechanism to be put in place where people can register issues they might have during the...

‘Collaborating on Crime Not so Simple’, says Phillips

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, says collaborating with the government in developing a crime plan is not as simple as agreeing to support the victims of the fire...

Hunts Bay Inmates Restive

Accused persons being housed at the Hunt’s Bay lockup are reportedly restive this week, protesting the treatment they claim they’ve been receiving while in...

Security Ministry Pumps $161-million to Boost Forensics

The Ministry of National Security has invested $161-million to improve the capacity of the Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine. In a statement earlier this...

St James Under State of Public Emergency

It’s been over twelve hours since residents of St. James have been living under an official State of Public Emergency. Hundreds of military troops and police moved...

Opposition Expresses ‘Qualified Support’ for St James SOE

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is expressing what it describes as “qualified support” for the State of Emergency in St. James. Opposition...

Manufacturers in Full Support of St James SOE

The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, JMA, has come out in full support of the declared State of Public Emergency in St. James. The JMA’s President, Metry...