May 11, 2021

Jamaica: It is ‘Cruz’, not ‘Prekeh’, say Cops – Much-feared gangster still on the run

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By Adrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor From Jamaica Gleaner Residents of Cambridge and Retrieve in St James are begging the security forces not to leave their community until wanted man Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot is caught as they fear his wrath following yesterday’s killing of his right-hand man in a gun battle with the security forces. […]

Caribbean youth want improved decision making – Mitchell

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From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell says Caribbean youth want to see improved decision-making from their leaders. This, he argues, will boost their interest in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). “I think we have to have more decisions, and as politicians and members who lead in our countries, we have to become […]

Five murders a day – outrage from civil-society leaders as 100 killed in first 20 days of New Year, with 12 killed in 24 hours

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By Livern Barrett From Jamaica Gleaner Civil-society leaders reacted with alarm and disgust after it was revealed yesterday that Jamaica recorded 100 murders 20 days into the new year. The latest statistics compiled by the police revealed, too, that a suspect was arrested and charged in just 28 of those killings, as criminals continue to […]

Jamaica: Gas pumps ordered closed at 17 service stations

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From Jamaica Observer But source of fuel contamination still not known THE authorities last night ordered pumps at 17 service stations to be closed as a result in the wake of reports of bad fuel being sold by at least 26 stations across the island, but Government scientists are still not able to prove the […]

Retreating of the Queen’s Guard: End of an era as palace sentries fall back in face of mounting fears of new ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attack

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By Abul Taher And Mark Nicol From Sunday Mail UK Security bosses have withdrawn Royal Guards from posts outside palaces amid fears of a ‘lone wolf’ terror attack Elite soldiers of the Queen’s Guard no longer allowed on sentry duty alone and are accompanied by armed police But the measures have been described as a […]

Jamaica to begin construction of first licensed casino soon

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From Caribbean360 Celebration Jamaica Development Limited is looking at starting construction as early as summer once government gives approval. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday March 14, 2014, CMC – Construction of the first licensed casino on the island is scheduled to begin in a few months. Celebration Jamaica Development Limited, one of the companies which applied for […]