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kingston,jamaica
Friday, July 21, 2017
An official statement from the Ministry of National Security read by Deputy Commissioner in charge of operations, Clifford Blake at a Jamaica House press briefing a short while ago, a white man who spoke with an American accent hurled a bag over the walls of the US Embassy in Kingston, about 7:45 am. Officials quickly secured people who were around...
It was reported that the man who attempted to breach security at the United State Embassy this morning has been held. Reports are that a Caucasian-looking man was held after he threw an item over the perimeter walls of the facility. The incident triggered a massive security response. Activities at the Embassy have now been placed on lockdown. No official response has been...
Thirteen families are now homeless after a fire broke out in a tenement in the depressed community of Paisley Road in West Kingston. Although some persons managed to save a few items of furniture and other belongings, most were left with only the clothes on their backs. Residents say the fire was lit by a resident of the tenement who had...
The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) could be summoned to the court after missing its deadline to submit statements to the Tivoli Commission of Enquiry. Already, the commission has received three statements from the JDF, but there are outstanding documents to be presented regarding the military operation to capture Christopher ‘Dudus” Coke, who was wanted on an extradition request by the...
The formation of the new police squad will result from the merger of the Proactive Investigation Unit, Street Crime Unit and Divisional Fugitive Apprehension Team in each police division. A new police squad called the Proactive Investigative Team is being formed. National Security Minister Peter Bunting said that the team will spearhead the enforcement of the anti-gang and anti-lottery scam legislation...
The last of the computers under the Government’s revolutionary Tablets in Schools Pilot Project will be distributed on Wednesday, January 28 and Thursday, January 29. Students in the last two of 38 educational institutions- Parry Town Primary School in St Ann and Rio Bueno Primary School in Trelawny will receive their tablets. Ministers of Technology Phillip Paulwell and Youth Minister Lisa...