The St. James Police has recaptured 17-year-old Chavez Stewart, who escaped custody at the Barrett Town Police lock-up in St. James on Oct. 25. Stewart who was facing firearm & possession of identity information charges was recaptured on Oct. 26 during an operation in the parish. Meanwhile, Police are continuing […]
The Andrew Holness administration has pulled the plug on Operation ANTHEM – the Peter Phillips’ era electronic surveillance memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United States and United Kingdom, signed in 2004 and allowing for the eavesdropping on telephone calls to disrupt and dismantle transnational criminal operations. The operation has […]
The Government is again trying to sell the controversial Orange Grove property in Trelawny. The National Housing Trust (NHT) has already gone to market twice up to 2017, trying to sell or lease the property which was at the centre of the “Outameni” bruhaha in 2013. Former minister without portfolio […]
The Jamaica Labour Party is today mourning the passing of Mr. Peter Fakhourie, former candidate for South East St Ann, businessman and brother of the Labour Minister, Shahine Robinson. Fakhourie transitioned yesterday (October 25) after a long illness. He competed for the South East St. Ann seat in 2007. While […]
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has given himself a new name: the best Project Father in Jamaica. Holness who is already known as the Builder, made the comments at the Essex Valley water project ceremony earlier today. Watch the Prime Minister full address below.
The PNP protest to disrupt the Essex Valley water project turning on ceremony flopped badly after LBC News broke the story. Less than ten person attended the protest in Main St. Elizabeth today, we have learnt. It’s a far cry from the 300 person strong demonstration the PNP hoped for. […]
The contract for the construction of the new State of the Art Fire station in St. Mary has officially been signed. This brand new Station will be completed in 12 months. Meanwhile, the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has received Tow new compactor trucks from the Jamaica Social Investment […]
The new voter identification (ID) cards to be issued by the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) during its national voter ID renewal exercise will be tamper-proof, says Assistant Director of Elections in charge of Information Systems, Theisea Allison. “Design and security of the new cards are comparable to the specification […]