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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that the state of emergency (SOE) in St James has been instrumental in the reduction of the average daily murder rate across the island.All 52 members of parliament who were present yesterday voted in favour of...

A second KingAlarm security officer has been fired for improper conduct in a recent incident at Braemar Estate in St Andrew, during which licensed firearm holder Andrew Woolery was disarmed and physically assaulted.At a press conference last week...

While the use of the gun to murder residents in Denham Town has been significantly reduced since the introduction of the zone of special operations (ZOSO) in October 2017, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that the propensity to commit violence...

Most young Jamaicans don't feel safe when using the nation's roadways despite learning about road safety in school, according to the findings of the latest U-Report poll.U-Report is a free application led by the United Nations Children's Fund (...

As Parliament's Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee goes into summer recess, more than 40 projects were approved at yesterday's sitting. But Chairman Everald Warmington criticised some projects brought for approval.A project from long-...

WESTERN BUREAU:The Rastafari Coral Gardens Benevolent Society has refuted claims that it has rejected the $102-million Rastafari Trust Fund announced in Parliament recently by the Government."We are willing to accept the money; at no time would we...

Manchioneal, Portland:A Constable attached to the St Thomas police is now in custody in connection with the armed robbery of a businesswoman in Manchioneal, Portland on Monday.According to police sources, at about 4 a.m. the businesswoman reportedly...

An electronic file lifted from the mobile phone reportedly taken from popular entertainer Vybz Kartel was "modified" three hours after the device was seized by a top police investigator, one attorney told the Court of Appeal yesterday.According to...

Members of a police patrol team emerged unhurt from a sustained gun battle lasting more than two hours with criminals in Mountain View, east Kingston, on Sunday, which has resulted in tension in the community.Victor Hamilton, superintendent in...
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