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.
Detectives from Operation Kingfish have arrested a wanted member of the notorious Stone Crusher gang.
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has ordered the Attorney General Senator, Dorothy Lightbourne to undertake an immediate review of the Evidence Act.
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.
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.
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.
Statistics from the police high command have shown that gang related killings have more than doubled in the last two years.
National Works agency (NWA) said it would be monitoring the situation on the Palisadoes road in Kingston after disruption on the weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers across the island should see a 10 percent reduction in the price of all grades of fertilizer as of next week.
The Auditor General is reporting that a significant number of employers are still to hand over the national insurance (NIS) contributions for their employees.
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.
Popular deejay Sheldon ‘Aidonia’ Lawrence is to appear in the Half Way Tree court tdoay to answer to gun related charges.
Permanent Secretary in the Justice Ministry, Carol Palmer, said the government is planning to build a regional divisional court complex at Kingsland in Manchester.
Prime Minister, Bruce Golding has ordered the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), to review the national disaster preparedness plan.
Peoples National Party (PNP), councillors in the Portmore Municipality won control of all six committees within the council.
The St. Ann Parish Council is moving to cut the losses it has incrred from the operation of some public facilities in the parish.
The Office of the Prime Minister said the framework for a single National Planning and Environment Agency (NEPA) could be developed by year end.
The Auditor General has identified breaches in the operations at Jamaica Customs.