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Weak Leadership and Lack of Accountability Hurting JCF

Murder convictions are down to only 6-percent and the leadership and management of the Constabulary Force is weak and doesn’t want to be held accountable....

Limited State of Emergency for St James

A limited State of Emergency has been imposed St. James, in response to the ongoing bloodletting in the parish. Government sources say at about 6:00 last evening, Prime...

JLP to Announce Run-Off Candidates for NW St Andrew January 22

The governing Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is to, on Monday, announce the names of the persons who will be vying to replace veteran politician, Derrick Smith, as the...

Solicitor General Moves in to Salvage Botched Police Used Car Deal

Solicitor General, Nicole Foster-Pusey, has been called in to salvage what remains of the wrecked used car deal between the Ministry of National Security and...

PAAC Demands Answers from Customs on Two Moratoriums Granted to O’Brien’s International

Members of the PAAC are demanding answers from the Commissioner of Customs and the Ministry of Finance about two moratoriums granted to O’Brien’s...

Govt Senator Calls for CP Quallo to Walk

Government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner, George Quallo. Senator Sinclair is Councillor for the troubled Flanker...

Nurses Disappointed with Talks with PM

At least one Public Sector Trade Union is expressing disappointment with the result of a meeting with Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this morning. Mr. Holness and other...

Spread ‘Sin Tax’ Beyond Sugary Drinks, says UWI Professor

Director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre at the University of the West Indies, Professor Alafia Samuels, says an imminent tax on sugary beverages,...

Jamaicans Consuming Over 3lbs of Sugar Weekly

Jamaicans, on average, consume more than 3-pounds of sugar per week. That’s according to the Chair of the National Food Industry Task Force, Professor Fitzroy...

Police CCU Mum On Transfer of East Kingston Commanding Officer

The Corporate Communications Unit of the Constabulary Force, CCU, says it’s not in a position to say whether the immediate transfer of former Commanding Officer...