I see no successor says Mark Shields

LBC

Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Mark Shields says he sees no natural successor to outgoing Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Following the breaking news story about the commissioner’s impending retirement, Shields took to social media site Twitter, calling it a “setback for the JCF”. But […]

Police Commissioner quits

LBC

BREAKING NEWS.   LBC NEWS has Learnt that Police Commissioner Dr. Carl Williams is the first casuality of the spiralling murder rate in Jamaica. Carl Williams is reported to have written to the Police Services Commission indicating that he will proceed on early retirement effective January 6. He also indicated that […]

Black River Hospital reopens Pediatric ward

LBC

The Paediatric Unit at the Black River Hospital in St Elizabeth has been refurbished, with a lounge for mothers added, which will enable the facility to be certified as a baby-friendly institution. The project was carried out through a donation of $4 million from the Sagicor Foundation and included adding […]

EOJ commences payment to election day workers

LBC

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has commenced payments for Election Day Workers who served in the recent local government elections. According to a news release from the EOJ, the disbursements began this morning and are being carried out at EOJ constituency offices islandwide as well as […]

Woman stabbed trying to cool dispute

LBC

ST ANN, Jamaica — A 33-year-old woman was stabbed to death in St Ann last night, while allegedly trying to quell an argument between two teenagers in Nine Miles, St Ann. Reports from the police are that Loretta Nelson, who is a farmer, was stabbed at about 7:10 pm Sunday […]