Deportation crackdown - Fear spikes as US tightens policies on illegal immigrants
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...

Operation Clean Sweep reaps success
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...

Police make breakthrough in burglary cases
Police in the Southern Division have made a major breakthrough in relation to a number of burglaries committed in the District ‘C’ and District ‘B’ station areas between December 2015 and January 2017. They have arrested and charged three men in connection with 30 burglaries committed over the period. Arrested are 28-year-old Damian Allan McCarthy […]

Constituents give Blackett failing grade
The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) caretaker for St Michael central, Arthur Holder, has accused Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett of being an absentee representative. Addressing journalists outside the derelict home of a family of four in Waterhall Land, Eagle Hall, St Michael, Holder described the state of the constituency […]

Woman remanded for illegal possession of grenande, ganja
…had planned to smuggle items into Camp Street prison A SOPHIA resident was remanded to prison on Monday by Magistrate Zamilla Ally-Seepaul after she was charged with the illegal possession of narcotics and ammunition. Twenty – seven – year Kelly Ann Martin of Ram Singh, Sophia Greater Georgetown was recently nabbed by police after a

GGMC to crack down on mining along river banks
The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has zero tolerance against mining along the banks of rivers. Acting Commissioner of the GGMC Newell Dennison, in an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), said the regulatory agency remains “very stringent” against breaches and mining of buffer zones. Buffer zones are areas along the bank of

Squatter regularisation, relocation plan being completed
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is preparing a comprehensive squatter regularization, and relocation plan as part of addressing the country’s squatting issues. Senior Community Development Officer of the Ministry of Communities, Donna Bess-Bascom told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that there are some areas persons have squatted on, that are considered zero-tolerance or