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Politically-motivated violence that once held August Town in St Andrew under siege is a thing of the past, a report conducted by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) is showing. Indications are that murders in the community are now as a...

WESTERN BUREAU:While Montego Bay, St James, currently has 70 functioning closed-circuit television (CCTV) security cameras under the JamaicaEye security system, project coordinator Emil Holgate says that another 300 are to be installed in the...

The Jamaican man who was arrested in Hanover yesterday on an extradition warrant has been accused by United States (US) authorities of being part of a lottery-scam syndicate that fleeced a number of American citizens of US$100,000, or approximately...

WESTERN BUREAU:With concerns being raised islandwide regarding the book list given out at some primary schools, Dean-Roy Bernard, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, said parents need not worry as long as they...

WESTERN BUREAU:Dean-Roy Bernard, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, says that plans are in place and discussions are under way for the ministry to increase the number of regional operations from six to seven,...

Jamaica's Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has signalled that his administration is open to establishing a framework for cooperation with Israel on national security issues such as cybersecurity.But amid reports of a rift between Jamaica and the...

Minister of state in charge of youth Floyd Green has used the first staging of Anti-Gang Week to impress upon the nation's youth the importance of their role in changing the country's deeply entrenched anti-informer culture.In his keynote address to...

Twenty-eight Jamaican fishermen who are currently in San Andres, an island off the Colombian coast, are itching to return home after being rescued at sea last week.Their vessel caught fire and eventually sank while they were on a fishing trip last...

Government Senator Matthew Samuda, who tabled a motion in the Senate for the ban on a range of plastic and Styrofoam products, has welcomed the recent announcement of the interdiction, which comes almost two years since he started the campaign."This...
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