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Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says an emergency review tribunal will be established shortly to hear and consider appeals by persons who have been affected by the State of Public Emergency in St James. The tribunal will adjudicate on appeals...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force is refuting reports a list it released of the most wanted men in St James is flawed. It had been reported that two of the persons named on the list are dead and that another is in hospital. However, Deputy...

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) says there has been a positive response from the public to its tip hotline, set up as part of the measure to fight crime under the state of public emergency in St James. The state of public emergency was...

The Legal Aid Council says it is providing legal representation for persons who have been detained under the state of public emergency in St James. The council says it has collaborated with Cornwall Bar Association to make 19 lawyers,...

The police in St Ann are probing the murder of attorney-at-law Lois Ferguson-McKoy who was found dead in her house at Shaw Park in the parish. The police say Ferguson-McKoy, who was also a social worker, was bludgeoned to death by...

Starting today, some motorists will pay more to use the North South Highway, which runs from St Catherine to St Ann. The increases mostly range from between $50 and $100. The new rates take effect at 10 o’clock tonight. Highway...

The Ministry of Agriculture will be establishing five agro-economic zones at strategic points across the island. Minister without Portfolio,  J.C. Hutchinson, says the plan is to go into Hanover, St Mary, St Elizabeth, Clarendon and in St...

Gunmen yesterday shot and killed a mother execution style and attempted to set her house on fire with her children inside in Lionel Town, Clarendon. Dead is 35-year-old janitor Joy Cammock. The police say early yesterday morning Cammock and her...

Quick action by a Policeman resulted in the seizure of a firearm and the detention of one man, following a fatal shooting on Henderson Avenue, Kingston 11 on Saturday. The dead man has not yet been identified. Information garnered from the...

Local divers along with the Marine Police are to resume their search Monday for an 18-year-old male, who is suspected to have drowned in a river near the Olivier Housing Scheme in Buff Bay, Portland on Sunday afternoon. Niko Murray who lives in the...
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