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The threat by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips to take the Government to court over the recently passed law to establish the National Identification System (NIDS) has not fazed at least one senior minister, who, in turn, has accused the People's...

Principal of August Town Primary School in St Andrew, Morlton Wilson, said that the ongoing violence in the community has created an atmosphere of fear and unease for students and staff at the institution, causing hundreds to stay home.The situation...

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has resumed transportation services to August Town, St Andrew, after receiving reassurance that the area is now saturated with the security forces.On Monday, the state-owned bus company had suspended its...

There is to be legal wrangling over the proposed National Identification System (NIDS), as Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has signalled that he will be taking the law to the Constitutional Court for it to be struck down.Phillips, also People's...

Seriously concerned about the future of her education, Bianca Gardener, eight-year-old honour-roll student at August Town Primary School in St Andrew, is beseeching the authorities to put an end to the violence wreaking havoc across Jamaica for the...

Just the mention of the word rape and several taxi operators react with scorn. They say it is one of the most hateful criminal acts being perpetrated on females, reasoning that imposter taxi drivers should be weeded out of the system and...

The head of the Clarendon police, Superintendent David White, has delivered an ominous warning to residents of Longville Park, as one of the most wanted criminals in the parish was cut down in a confrontation with cops."Start trusting the police and...

Venesha Phillips, councillor for the Papine division and caretaker for the Eastern St Andrew constituency, is adamant that a swift move must be made to halt the practice of local officials appealing to criminal elements to put down...

  WESTERN BUREAU: It was a mixture of anger and grief in Brown’s Lane in Granville, St. James yesterday, as while some residents were mourning the brutal murder of 14-year-old Tianna Clarke, others were lamenting the fact that they...

At least 204 persons have been killed since the start of the year, a 17 per cent increase when compared with the corresponding period last year, according to the latest statistics compiled by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).This percentage hike...
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