Category: MA_National

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...

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,...

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...

Child Abuse Rising

The Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, is reporting a sharp increase in the number of reported cases of child abuse last year. Speaking this afternoon at a...

FTTU Disbanded?

Concerns are being raised this afternoon as to whether the country’s Firearm and Tactical Training Unit, FTTU, at the Jamaica Police Academy has been disbanded....

HOMICIDE!

Homicide!!! That’s the conclusion of American pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden, who gave his preliminary findings from his observation of the autopsy conducted on...

MOCA Charge Former Cop

Former Police Constable, 48-year-old Dave Mitchell, is to face the court on Friday, having been charged by detectives attached to the Major Organized Crime and...