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The Government, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said, should not delay establishing the single anti-corruption agency with prosecutorial and investigative powers, following yesterday's Senate approval of the enabling legislation."I see no...

After two previous attempts, the draft National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV) was unveiled yesterday, with a pledge for the final document to be produced within the next six months.Minister of State in...

Heavy helicopter presence over certain communities within the Corporate Area has been explained by Col Jamie Ogilvie, the man in charge of operations at the Jamaica Defence Force, as a method for deterring, detecting, and defeating criminals in...

The seven-member jury in the murder trial of former police constable Mark Russell has started its deliberations. The five women and two men retired to the jury room at 10:36 this morning after presiding judge, Justice David Fraser, wrapped up his...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting that it has seized 15 guns some of them high-powered weapons along with 4,000 rounds of ammunition at Newport West. The police say the find was made on Thursday evening. The JCF, in making...

The Andrew Holness administration has pumped an additional $2.574 billion into the Ministry of National Security to assist in rolling out the Zones of Special Operations crime initiative, which is intended to target communities rocked by rampant...

Western Bureau:The Montego Bay business community was thrown into mourning yesterday afternoon when prominent 52-year-old businessman Winston Chue, of a Westgate Hill address, was murdered gangland-style on Miriam Way in the downtown section of the...

Some judges are allegedly being lenient in punishing able-bodied people who have been convicted of sexually assaulting disabled people, the Combined Disabilities Association has said, surprising legislators."The association feels that penalties...

Already struggling and under-resourced, public hospitals are losing an estimated $300 million to insurance companies from individuals with health coverage who are preying on public hospitals where services are 'free'.Under the no-user-fee policy,...

The prosecutor in the murder trial of a former police constable yesterday charged that the teenage boy he is accused of killing was "executed" because he had become a "bother" to the policeman and his colleague.To bolster this assertion, prosecutor...
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