SOE fight - Bunting challenges PM on viability of security measure amid rising murder figures

The number of murders recorded nationally in the 10 weeks immediately following a declaration of a state of emergency (SOE) across three western parishes soared by 21 per cent when compared with the corresponding period last year, opposition Member...more..

More of Reid’s associates paid through CMU?

Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Mikael Phillips yesterday revealed that he has seen evidence where a member of Ruel Reid’s security team was being paid heftily through the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) as questions continue to mount over...more..

Church calls for collaboration to tackle crime

The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) has chided the Government for seemingly formulating and implementing crime-fighting ideas on its own without including or consulting with the Church or civil-society groups. A release yesterday from the JCC...more..

Accused ATM skimmer remanded

Argentinian national Joaquin Alberto Lobo has been remanded to Her Majesty Prisons Dodds until August 14. The 33-year-old accused appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant charged with two counts of theft more..

Full support for green spaces

There is a teaching in our faith traditions that instructs us that even if the last hour of this world approaches and one is holding a palm shoot, then plant it. The emphasis here is on planting trees and vegetation regardless of the situation one finds omore..

Marijuana denied

I recently attended a conference on medical marijuana in order to become more informed on the current state of knowledge. For the past three decades, I have found discussing marijuana use to be an emotional subject for some, which rarely ends well if thermore..

Sod-turning heralds plans to expand the River Sallee Pre-School

A sod-turning ceremony at the River Sallee Pre-school grounds will start construction works in the BNTF Cycle 9 portfolio of Education and Human Resource Development sub-projects.more..

Date set for Six Sense La Sagesse Spa groundbreaking ceremony

The ceremony for “Six Senses La Sagesse Spa” will be held La Sagesse, in the parish of St David and is expected to be attended by government and company representatives as well as other tourism stakeholders.more..

Missing Person: Veronica Thompson

“Police are seeking the assistance of the general public in locating 82-year-old Veronica Thompson residing at New Hampshire, St George.”more..