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Rousseau was an inspiration for many

Patrick Rousseau, the Wolmerian who wore many hats during his 85 years, died from a long battle with illness yesterday, leaving behind a rich legacy in sports, law, and business in the Caribbean. Although some persons believe that bureaucracy on…

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Ministry findings confirm guards being short-changed – Legal action threatened against companies found in breach

An investigation by the Ministry of Labour has “validated” a complaint by the Jamaica Society of Industrial Security (JSIS) that just over a dozen private security companies are engaged in practices that short-change individual guards just over $5,…

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Residents foil murder-suicide attempt

Hectors River, Portland: Quick action by residents of Hill Top in Hectors River, Portland, saved two lives as a man reportedly attacked his wife in the dead of the night on Wednesday. At about 2 a.m., residents were jolted out of their sleep as…

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Commish defends gun-recovery efforts

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…

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New police HQ to save Gov’t $400m per year

The proposed construction of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) headquarters is set to save the Government nearly $400 million per year, according to National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang. “It’s not only a matter of getting teams together as…

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Chang: We won’t negotiate with gangsters – Gov’t to pump $5b into JCF; full JamaicaEye rollout by September

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…

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MP condemns mob attack, murder of man accused of killing eight-year-old girl

The St Andrew West Rural Member of Parliament, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, has condemned the mob attack and killing of 26-year-old Miguel Williams in the community of Sterling Castle. The man, accused of being involved in the killing of eight-year-…

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