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A coalition of non-governmental, religious, and private-sector groups has warned Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the declining public confidence in Jamaican authorities is now approaching crisis proportions.In an open letter to Holness yesterday...

Human-rights advocacy group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) yesterday filed an action in the constitutional court, asking it to rule that public schools cannot set a 'no-locks policy' that forces children to remove their natural, locked hair in order to...

Retired High Court judge Justice Lennox Campbell gave the green light for "contaminated" exhibits to be included in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, and this triggered a domino effect that was prejudicial to the entertainer and his three co-accused, an...

For more than three decades, Jamaica's political and business leaders have been trying, with mixed results, to get the country's economic affairs on a strong footing. After years of devaluation of the local currency as well as internal and external...

Political parties in Jamaica must be willing to sacrifice one-upmanship and join the various sectors and civil society groups in fashioning a framework for the comprehensive reconstruction of the Jamaican society, says Antoinette Harris, a Jamaican...

WESTERN BUREAU:The St James Circuit Court has issued an order for the outstanding psychiatric report in the case of Marvin Orr and Adrian Morgan, the inmates charged with murder in relation to the 2014 death of Mario Deane, to be made ready by...

WESTERN BUREAU:Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis has called for Jamaica's mayors and municipal corporations to be given greater power to take action against state agencies that fail to perform their duties at the parish level.Davis made the call...

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...
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