October 21, 2019

Jamaica: Kingston communities under State of Emergency

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September 23 2018 From The Star A State of Emergency has been declared in sections of Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston. This follows similar declarations in the tourist capital of Montego Bay, St James, and the old capital of Spanish Town and its environs. Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared the State of Public Emergency for sections […]

Murders spiral in Jamaica

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By Bert Wilkinson From Caribbean Life There have been more murders in Jamaica so far this year than for all of 2016, prompting the administration of Prime Minister Andrew Holness to undertake a slew of tough new measures including the imposition of 12-hour curfews in some crime-ridden and gang-dominated neighborhoods in Kingston, the island’s capital […]