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Veteran immigration attorney-at-law Dahlia Walker-Huntington is of the firm belief that the Jamaican economy will soon feel the sting of the ramped-up deportation exercises currently taking place in the United States.The heightened fear of...

The police have vowed to continue Operation Clean Sweep over the long term as they move to ensure order in public spaces.Operation Clean Sweep, which started last month, involves the deployment of police personnel in public areas to provide...

At a time when domestic violence is on the rise in Jamaica, there has been a sharp reduction in the number of police personnel murdering their spouses.The police say that over the past two years, they have not recorded a single killing of a spouse...

Mandeville, the capital of Manchester, could face serious overpopulation and infrastructural problems if the areas on its outskirts are not properly developed to accommodate settlement, according to Mayor Donovan Mitchell.Speaking with The Gleaner...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) seems set to get its first female commissioner in its 150th year of operation.Sunday Gleaner sources say the Police Service Commission is poised to announce that Acting Police Commissioner Novelette Grant has...

The leadership of the police force is getting increasingly frustrated over the recent increase in the number of fictitious stories (fake news) being posted on social media, and the public panic they have caused.Already stretched thin by the number...

With domestic disputes contributing to between 35 and 37 per cent of the 151 murders committed in the first 41 days of this year, the Police High Command has vowed that a recent initiative to get Jamaicans to partner to fight this scourge will not...

It has been more than a year since Marlon 'Duppy Film' Perry was alleged to have murdered, raped and shot his way to the top of Jamaica's most wanted list, and still he continues to elude the police.But the cops are convinced that Duppy Film remains...

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has accepted that the famed Gloucester Avenue 'Hip Strip' in Montego Bay, St James, is crying out for help and needs urgent attention.Holness made the disclosure yesterday during the official opening of...

A lack of cash could lead to the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF) closing its School Intervention Programme (SIP) in Clarendon despite the good work it has already done in savingseveral off-track youths in the violence-plagued parish.Youth Peace...
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