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Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE TRAIL of blood that has marked attempts to arrest accused drug baron Christopher 'Dudus' Coke lengthened yesterday with yet another civilian casualty as the security forces came up empty-handed after a fierce firefight in an upscale St Andrew community....

Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The scene in Hannah Town yesterday was typical of most communities in war-torn west Kingston. Armed military and police teams patrolled littered streets which were occupied by angry residents...

Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some Trench Town residents have insisted that there were more women and children killed in the military assault on Tivoli Gardens than the authorities are letting on....

Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE Golding administration has announced an independent enquiry into the security operation in Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town in west Kingston which left at least 73 civilians dead and three members of the security forces killed....

Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AT LEAST two human-rights organisations and a fringe political party have demanded a full enquiry into the ongoing operations of the security forces in west Kingston...

Published:Friday | May 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SNOT AND TEARS gushed from the nose and eyes of a Tivoli Gardens woman as she lamented the macabre canvas of carnage into which the community had been transformed in three days ...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) yesterday called for the Government to cease the awarding of state contracts to businesses with reputed criminal partners...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Market vendors started to return to downtown Kingston yesterday, three days after they hastily packed up their goods and fled the area, which was ground zero for a massive...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A small number of street people who were forced to survive without a morsel amid running gun battles in downtown Kingston finally received assistance yesterday as the firefights waned.

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mounting casualties from the massive offensive by the security forces on Tivoli Gardens have put morgues on the brink of overflowing.Ferdinand Madden, chief executive of Madden's Funeral Supplies...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are growing concerns about the conditions facing hundreds of residents still barricaded in Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town. The residents have been unable to leave the community since Sunday when they were blockaded first by criminals...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As merchants yesterday began the official tally of multimillion-dollar losses from the shutdown of the downtown Kingston commercial district, the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) said it was willing to pay the ultimate price...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The security forces yesterday started the mammoth task of clearing the many roadblocks that had been mounted across the Corporate Area....

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga criticised the Government yesterday for betraying its vow to protect residents of embattled Tivoli Gardens, arguing that the assault by the security forces had caused widespread suffering for the most vulnerable....

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Catherine has been bathed in blood as 11 persons were killed in 12 hours, including a seven-month-old baby and an eight-year-old boy.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dead men tell no tales, and today, there are many from west Kingston communities who have nothing to say.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

No fewer than 44 Jamaicans have been killed in the clashes between security forces and gunmen in west Kingston, according to Public Defender Earl Witter.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SECURITY PERSONNEL yesterday swarmed Gordon House in a bid to protect members of parliament (MPs) who turned up for the sitting of the House of Representatives amid violent clashes between gunmen and the security forces...

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While Education Minister Andrew Holness and his technocrats were busy yesterday with the technicalities of easing disruptions to the sitting of external examinations because of the violence in Kingston, there were hundreds of students living the reality.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Persons from Trelawny who are now residing in Europe, Canada and the United States will gather in New York from May 28-30 for the 29th annual reunion weekend.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:Constant negative reports from the media have irritated Danville Walker, director of customs, who believes it is not helping Jamaicans feel positive about themselves and the country in which they live.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MALVERN, St Elizabeth:Fourteen students from the Bethlehem Moravian College in St Elizabeth were presented with scholarships to continue teacher-training studies at the western Jamaica institution when the new college year...

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I came to Jamaica eight years ago from Nigeria with my family.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tamara, a bartender in Rollington Town, Kingston, watches Monday's midday news on Television Jamaica as fear gripped Jamaicans caught in a fierce firefight in the western end of the city.

Published:Wednesday | May 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):History was created in Trinidad and Tobago when Kamla Persad-Bissessar was elected its first female prime minister after Monday's general election.

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