1,000 cameras to be installed island-wide in fight against crime

Jamaica Information Service (JIS) – By year end, 1,000 closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) will be installed by the Government in strategic locations islandwide. These CCTVs will be fully integrated in the monitoring system of the ‘JamaicaEye’ initiative. JamaicaEye is a public-private partnership designed to network CCTV cameras owned by the Ministry as well as accommodate feed […]

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Chef murdered at cook shop in Clarendon

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said unknown assailants shot and killed a 27-year-old chef from Savannah Crossing, Palmers Cross, Clarendon, yesterday (Jun 17). The deceased is Jermaine Morgan, otherwise called ‘Bobo’. Reports from the May Pen police are that, about 8:20pm, Morgan was sitting in his cook shop when two men approached him and shot […]

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Second man charged with murder in Cassava Piece

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said a second suspect has been charged in relation to the murder of Lorenzo Thomas at Cassava Piece district in St Andrew on June 5. He is 23-year-old Andre Hinds, a labourer from Cassava Piece. Hinds is charged with Murder, Conspiracy to Murder, Arson, Shooting with Intent, Illegal Possession of […]

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Man shot dead in St James

Police are trying to find out who murdered 22-year-old labourer Raheem ‘Prince’ Brown from Gordon Crescent, Granville in St James yesterday (June 17). Reports from the Montego Bay Police are that, about 7:25am, residents heard explosions in the area and called law enforcers. Police went to the scene and found Brown with gunshot wounds. He […]

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Bunting accuses local media of selling its soul to Government

Opposition parliamentarian and businessman Peter Bunting has claimed that mass media in Jamaica effectively has been bribed into telling positive stories about the government, adding that new and independent means are now required to hold the administration accountable. He indicated that, especially since the Jamaica Labour Party administration was elected two years ago, Government has […]

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Former minister asked if relatives got millions through nepotism

Government senator Matthew Samuda has thrown out a challenge for Opposition parliamentarian Dr Wykeham McNeill to declare whether nepotism during his tenure as tourism minister allowed two of his relatives to rake in millions of dollars from Government. He said Dr McNeill should not continue to chair parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) until […]

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