The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sheila Campbell Forrester has called for parents to be held responsible for the sexual and reproductive health of their young children.
The Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents has taken steps to protect its members from criminal attacks.
One of the two men on trial for the murder of Manchester couple Julia and Richard Lyn has said that he was forced by some men to make a demand for a ransom of $7 million for the safe return of the elderly couple.
Member of Parliament for West St Thomas, James Robertson had the abusive language case against him dropped when he appeared in the Yallahs Petty Sessions court in the parish yesterday.
The police high command is suggesting that the lack of plea-bargaining laws in Jamaica has helped to perpetuate criminal gangs and organized crime.
Businessman Lascelles Chin has urged police personnel to take a stand against corrupt members of the Constabulary Force.
Donahue Crossman, a 24-year-old police constable, today became the Lasco Top Cop of the Year.
The police are now trying to find the gunmen who shot and killed three men, then torched a house in Clarendon last night.
The prices of petroleum products continue their upward trend for four weeks straight come tomorrow.
The tax administration department says its time for the law to be changed to allow banks to provide information on suspected tax dodgers.
The police say two of the men who were this morning killed during a police operation in the New Harbour Village Housing Scheme, St. Catherine were wanted.
The Education Minister Andrew Holness is defending a statement he made last week about parents being held accountable for the actions of their children.
The Member of Parliament for East Central St. Andrew Dr. Peter Phillips wants the government to review the Town and Country Planning Act to address the commercialization of residential areas.
The opposition PNP is again warning the government that the delay in extraditing Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke will affect Jamaica’s international relations with US.
Transport and Works Minister Mike Henry found himself in the hot seat in Parliament yesterday after he was pressed about the status of the Road Maintenance Fund, established six months ago.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding has indicated that the Government is moving to address the longstanding problem of pollution in the Kingston Harbour.
The prime minister said there are to be stricter measures to govern the operations of commercial entities in the vicinity of the Kingston Harbour, which generate industrial waste.
Health Minister Ruddy Spencer said his ministry is seeking to increase the number of public health inspectors in a move to better address environmental health issues.
The president of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA) is questioning the decision by the government to award publishing contracts to an overseas based firm for textbooks for some schools.
Parliament has passed a resolution supporting the removal of the 50-year-old economic embargo against Cuba.
The Major Investigations Task Force (MIT) is seeking the public’s assistance to find the relatives of an unidentified man who died at the Kingston Public Hospital more than a month ago.
Telecommunications Company, LIME, has filed a lawsuit against Digicel over the call charges being imposed to call Digicel mobile phones from LIME landlines.
The industry and commerce minister, Karl Samuda, has made yet another move in an attempt to impose tough new measures to reduce the theft of materials for the scrap metal industry.
Opposition member Dr Peter Phillips has reintroduced the issue of dual citizenship in Parliament.
The Major Investigation Task Force (MIT) is seeking the help of the public to identify the body of a man who was shot and killed by unknown assailants more than two months ago.