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Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2008 | 11:07 AM

Convenor of Hear the Children Cry, Betty -Ann Blaine believes that the justice system is not sending a strong enough signal to perpetrators of crimes against children.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:30 PM

Detectives from Operation Kingfish have arrested a wanted member of the notorious Stone Crusher gang.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:28 PM

A Jamaican man from southeast London is facing six years behind bars and possible deportation, after he was found guilty of intending to supply crack cocaine and heroin.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:25 PM

Post mortems are being conducted on the bodies of the five men who were killed in a joint police/military operation in Tivoli Gardens, last week.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:23 PM

Transport Minister, Mike Henry is hopeful that the current state of the Palisadoes roadway in Kingston will be improved before the start of the next hurricane season in June.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:20 PM

Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has ordered the Attorney General Senator, Dorothy Lightbourne to undertake an immediate review of the Evidence Act.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:18 PM

University and Allied Workers Union (UAWU) said it has received the list of persons whose positions are to be made redundant at the state run bus company.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:34 AM

The Farquharson Institute of Public Affairs is calling for the coroner’s inquest into the controversial killings in West Kingston a week ago to be given the same priority as that for Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:32 AM

Convenor of Hear the Children Cry, Betty-Ann Blaine believes that many of the children who were murdered last year were killed as a result of gang violence.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:31 AM

Statistics from the police high command have shown that gang related killings have more than doubled in the last two years.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:27 AM

National Works agency (NWA) said it would be monitoring the situation on the Palisadoes road in Kingston after disruption on the weekend.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:25 AM

Inner city communities are shortly to benefit from a family support services programme aimed at improving access to social services in 12 communities across the island.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 3:10 PM

The police are trying to determine the circumstances that led to the killing of a former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor in Hanover last night.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 3:08 PM

Police Commissioner, Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin has suspended the Montego Bay based detective constable, who admitted that he fabricated statements against a man on trial for murder.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 3:06 PM

The Home Circuit court has freed the helper of Gas Station operator L.G. Brown who was charged with his murder and the death of his fiancée Sandra Campbell.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 3:05 PM

Farmers across the island should see a 10 percent reduction in the price of all grades of fertilizer as of next week.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 3:03 PM

The Auditor General is reporting that a significant number of employers are still to hand over the national insurance (NIS) contributions for their employees.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 2:59 PM

Opposition Leader, Portia Simpson Miller is demanding that the Prime Minister orders the reinstatement of the Caretaker for Independence Park in Black River, St. Elizabeth.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 10:57 AM

Popular deejay Sheldon ‘Aidonia’ Lawrence is to appear in the Half Way Tree court tdoay to answer to gun related charges.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 10:55 AM

Permanent Secretary in the Justice Ministry, Carol Palmer, said the government is planning to build a regional divisional court complex at Kingsland in Manchester.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 10:53 AM

Prime Minister, Bruce Golding has ordered the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), to review the national disaster preparedness plan.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 10:50 AM

Peoples National Party (PNP), councillors in the Portmore Municipality won control of all six committees within the council.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 10:48 AM

The St. Ann Parish Council is moving to cut the losses it has incrred from the operation of some public facilities in the parish.

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2008 | 4:42 PM

The Office of the Prime Minister said the framework for a single National Planning and Environment Agency (NEPA) could be developed by year end.

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2008 | 4:39 PM

The Auditor General has identified breaches in the operations at Jamaica Customs.

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