New task force to fight crime from the top

THE NEW multi-agency national security task force, which is being created to go after crime kingpins, should be in place by May. National Security Minister Peter Bunting on Tuesday announced that the yet-to-be-named task force is well in place and almost ready to go.

Rotary Club on medical mission

A MEDICAL mission comprising three doctors and four nurses from the Harbour Heights Peace River Rotary Club in Florida, United States of America, is currently on the island to provide free medical services to residents in sections of Kingston and Morant...

School for the Blind to get security cameras

THE PARLIAMENTARY committee of the Constituency Development Fund (COF) on Tuesday gave the green light to request funds to purchase security cameras for the Salvation Army School for the Blind, which failed to get...

Anti-corruption agency could become a reality

THE SINGLE national anti-corruption agency proposed by Contractor General Greg Christie, to fight corruption in Jamaica, is now being given serious consideration by the Portia Simpson Miller administration....

Always willing to serve - Patmore

FALMOUTH, Trelawny: INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE for the Lorrimers division in Trelawny, Paul Patmore, is one of the few independent candidates who have a realistic chance of winning, pundits believe. Patmore said he has about 70...

'I am of the people and for the people'

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: ELECTED FOR the first time in 1986, Dexter Rowland, People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the Port Antonio division, is seeking a sixth term at the Portland Parish Council.Nicknamed 'Stepper'...

Hendricks - motivated and ready to lead

NEW HOLLAND, St Elizabeth: AT AGE 64, Earnest Hendricks, candidate for the Newmarket division, wants to represent the people for at least one more term...

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