March 8, 2021

Jamaica: Cop dies in crash

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From Jamaica Observer Commissioner urges JCF members to reach out to Chaplaincy Unit COMMISSIONER of Police Major General Antony Anderson is urging members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to reach out, if necessary, to the departments that provide support services following the death of one of their colleagues yesterday. “I urge all members to avail […]

‘Wicked and un-Jamaican’

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From Jamaica Observer National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang yesterday condemned the murders of returning residents Karen Cleary-Brown and Barbara Findley and said that the Government and his ministry remain steadfast in their mandate to serve and protect all citizens. Chang, in the statement sent to the media, called the murders “wicked and un-Jamaican”. He […]

Jamaicans face a systemic crime epidemic

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BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life On a recent visit to New York, Jamaican Prime Minister, Andrew Holness all but admitted to diasporans that his island / nation suffers from a chronically systemic crime epidemic. In an address to expats the leader explained data confirming a prevailing world view accurately casting the country as […]

US to donate J$45 Million for police body cameras

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By Livern Barrett, From Jamaica Gleaner THE UNITED States government has committed US$400,000 (J$45.4 million) to purchase body cameras for the Jamaican police, moving the long-anticipated project one step closer to reality. Meanwhile, Minister of National Security Peter Bunting, who made the disclosure to The Gleaner recently, said Jamaica and the US have settled on […]