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Residents of the usually quiet rural community of Sterling Castle Heights fear that there could be more bloodshed in response to the brutal murder of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers and yesterday’s mob killing of 26-year-old Miguel Williams, who...
Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang (left) speaks with Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson at the post-sectoral press conference at Jamaica House yesterday.

With the number of recorded gun and ammunition seizures during the states of emergency (SOEs) falling below those of the previous years when no such enhanced security measures was imposed, Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has...

JamaicaEye, the state-run network of surveillance cameras designed to monitor public spaces and help the police crack cases, is expected to become fully operational by September. Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang, who made the...

The Area Five police are probing leads that a man in custody may be linked to the grisly discovery of the body of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers in the Sterling Castle Heights area of Red Hills, St Andrew, yesterday. Skyers’ disappearance since...

Eight residents of Kingston and St Andrew have taken legal action against three government entities for what they claim are breaches of their constitutional rights after they suffered a range of illness related to the March 2015 fire that scorched...

Moments after the Andrew Holness administration signalled that it was on the verge of rolling out its signature anti-crime measure – the zones of special operations (ZOSO) – in other communities, one opposition lawmaker pleaded for a section of his...

Trelawny Custos Paul Muschett and Falmouth Mayor Collen Gager are at daggers drawn over the heritage sites in the north-coast town, which has seen a significant boom in tourism and commercial activities over the last decade. Under the Jamaica...

Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) President Howard Mitchell is calling for the abolition of the current foreign-exchange management programme and for the Jamaican dollar to be pegged to the US currency. Speaking at the Jamaica...

Less than a week after the Constitutional Court ordered that the National Identification and Registration Act (NIRA) be struck from the books, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has signalled his personal commitment to ensuring that his administration...

The Water Resources Authority (WRA) has imposed a moratorium on the extraction of water from the Rio Cobre basin to reduce the likelihood of a shortage as plans to get the proposed Bernard Lodge city take shape. Speaking with The Gleaner yesterday...
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