Category Archives: Local News

Thank you Christiana says JCF

The High Command of the JCF is commending residents of Christiana for rushing to the assistance of a Police Corporal who was brutally chopped by a man believed to be of unsound mind, in Christiana, Manchester on Tuesday, April 17.

It will work! Residents in St. James back efforts to fix CRH

As the problems plaquing Cornwall Regional Hospital continues and efforts continue apace to fix the long standing issues, the people of St. James are supporting efforts to have the problems fixed. Speaking on Prime Time News on TVJ, the residents

Bunting grants immunity to soldiers that murdered Keith Clarke

Lawyers for the Jamaican army today surprised a High Court judge, revealing that the three soldiers who shot and killed businessman Keith Clarke inside his St Andrew home in 2010 were granted immunity from prosecution by then Minister of National

Andrew Wheatley involved in horrific crash

Minister of Science and Technology Andrew Wheatley was involved in a horrific crash with his driver earlier this morning.  The crash is said to have happened in Waterford St. Catherine. The vehicle that he was traveling in is reported to

Major Cabinet shakeup as Holness looks towards the future

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has shaken up his cabinet in a major reshuffle that see many old stalwarts reassigned to different areas of his government.  Major changes are: Former Finance Minister Audley Shaw will be the new Minister of Industry

Police Officers accept retroactive money

The Police Federation has accepted the offer from the Government to pay retroactive salary increases at five per cent this month. The federation’s decision was made on Thursday. However, the decision did not extend to acceptance of the overall 16 per

Klansman Gang leader charged by the Police

A Top-tier member of a faction of the Clansman Gang, 33-year-old Andre Bryan otherwise called ‘Blackman’, has been charged under the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organizations) Act with leading a criminal organization and attempting to recruit an adult to

JLP is the party of growth says Finance Minister Shaw

Minister of finance Audio Shaw, in closing the budget debate underway now in Gordon House, has slammed the PNP record on growth in Jamaica. He said the cumulative growth rates of the entire 28 years of People National Party (PNP)