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Police Commissioner Backs Chang’s Use of Force Remark 

Police Commissioner Backs Chang’s Use of Force Remark 

The National Security Minister, Police Commissioner, and members of the Jamaica Broilers Group visited relatives of Sunday’s mass shooting in Spring Village, St Catherine. The Commissioner rendered support and promised to provide more resources for crime fighting. He also came to the rescue of the Security Minister who’s been coming under fire for recent remarks. During...

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Mikael Phillips Says Urgent Fix Needed in Troy

Mikael Phillips Says Urgent Fix Needed in Troy

10-year Member of Parliament for Manchester North Western, Mikael Phillips is again renewing his call for an urgent replacement of the Troy bridge which borders his constituency and Trelawny Southern.  At the same time, he is calling for an increase in the constituency development fund which he says has remained at 20 million dollars since...

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Montague Urges Greater Access to Licenced Firearms

Montague Urges Greater Access to Licenced Firearms

Former National Security Minister Robert Montague is calling on the Government to grant greater access to Licenced Firearms and level the playing field. The appeal comes during his contribution to the Debate on the new Firearms Bill.  While noting the bill is part of the solution to the country’s crime problem, He objected to provisions that...

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Second COVID-19 Booster Dose Available to Vulnerable Groups 

Second COVID-19 Booster Dose Available to Vulnerable Groups 

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is now offering a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable groups such as healthcare workers and senior citizens. President of the Medical Association of Jamaica, Dr. Brian James, is urging take-up, warning that COVID-19 is still a threat. Dr. James says citizens should not be fooled by the...

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‘Operation Leviticus’ Launched to Curb Crime In St Ann 

‘Operation Leviticus’ Launched to Curb Crime In St Ann 

With a 32 per cent increase in murders since the start of the year, the police in St Ann have launched “Operation Leviticus” to help curb crime and reduce road fatalities in the parish. The operation yielded numerous seizures, including 3 vehicles, 55 pounds of marijuana and 3 arrests. On Tuesday, the police along with members of the...

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Roughly 20 Contacts of Monkeypox Patients in Home Quarantine

Roughly 20 Contacts of Monkeypox Patients in Home Quarantine

Approximately 20 contacts of two of the country’s confirmed Monkeypox cases are in home quarantine. Jamaica has three confirmed cases of the virus, two of which are imported and one locally acquired. Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority Wayne Chen tells CVM LIVE the roughly 20 contacts in-home quarantine are associated with the country’s second and third confirmed...

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One Man Killed in Dyke Road Gun Battle, 6 Guns Recovered

One Man Killed in Dyke Road Gun Battle, 6 Guns Recovered

A 48-hour curfew was imposed in the Gregory Park community of St Catherine on Tuesday, and on Thursday extended for another 48 hours, after one man was shot dead during a shoot-out with lawmen. The St. Catherine south police send a stark warning to rival gangs operating in the area -this is “their ground now”...

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Curfew Imposed in Gregory Park, St. Catherine 

Curfew Imposed in Gregory Park, St. Catherine 

A two-day curfew is now in effect in sections of Gregory Park, Portmore, St. Catherine. This comes as intergang conflict intensifies, leading to arson attacks. Our news team visited the community to gauge reactions from residents; they are displeased that the police are in-and-out of the community; they want them to be fixed as well as the curfew...

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Houses Firebombed in Gregory Park Amid Inter-Gang Conflict

Houses Firebombed in Gregory Park Amid Inter-Gang Conflict

Tensions are high in Gregory Park, Portmore as an inter-gang conflict displaced several residents. Three homes were firebombed between Monday night and Tuesday morning. However, the Head of the St. Catherine South Police, Senior Superintendent Christopher Phillips, is assuring residents the police will not relent in apprehending criminals in the area.  Senior Superintendent Phillips says the past three weeks...