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Civil-society leaders reacted with alarm and disgust after it was revealed yesterday that Jamaica recorded 100 murders 20 days into the new year.The latest statistics compiled by the police revealed, too, that a suspect was arrested and charged in...

Former Member of parliament for St Andrew North Western, Derrick Smith, has declared that he would be upset if the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) selects Dr Nigel Clarke as his replacement without following its constitution.Smith has made it clear that...

The regulations governing the state of public emergency that was declared in St James last Thursday by Prime Minister Andrew Holness are expected to be tabled in Parliament today, with lawmakers gearing up for a lively debate on the latest...

The Can-Cara Development Limited (CDL) got the green light to increase its water rate by 27 per cent, and sewerage rate by 15 per cent, which is expected to take effect February. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has, however, indicated that...

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...

More than 50 police were trained in improving investigative and prosecutorial outcomes over the weekend, as part of efforts to increase the country's conviction rate and secure justice for scores of Jamaicans.The two-day training seminar was funded...

Nigel Clarke, economic expert and confidant to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is emerging as a favourite to represent the Jamaica Labour Party ((JLP) in the pending by-election for the St Andrew North West constituency being vacated by Derrick Smith...

With the strong backing of the United States, authorities in Jamaica are vowing to strengthen their efforts in combating people-smuggling as concerns grow over the shocking scale of the crime in the country.Even as Jamaica continues to make stride...

As Jamaica comes to grips with the fallout caused by travel advisories and the calling of a state of public emergency in St James, the country's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is reassuring visitors that the island remains safe.Quoted in a...

Late former State Minister Enid Maude Bennett was eulogised by several of the nation's leaders on Saturday as a true champion of the people who dedicated her life to the service of others.One after the other, at St Helen's Catholic Church in...
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