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Political commentator, Richard ‘Dickie’ Crawford, says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s presentation at the PNP’s 76th Annual Conference yesterday was a major departure from previous years.

He’s describing the Prime Minister’s presentation as sensible and coherent.

But fellow commentator, Kevin O’Brien Chang, says Mrs. Simpson Miller’s presentation failed to identify the mistakes...Read More »


Lloyd B blasts cops for Deane

Member of Parliament for Central St. James, Lloyd B. Smith, is blasting members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF.

In a teary-eyed speech at the funeral of St. James resident Mario Deane yesterday, Mr. Smith accused the police of infringing on the rights of Jamaicans, at will.

It was an emotional Lloyd...Read More »


Deane Witness Turned In

Nationwide News understands that the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM-witness who allegedly escaped from the Freeport Police station in Montego Bay, is back in custody.

The man, Fahdean Ferguson, is a witness in INDECOM’s probe into the beating death of Mario Deane at the Barnett Street police lockup.

The Police have alleged...Read More »


Cop's killing still baffles Jury

The jurors in the coroner’s inquest into the death of former head of the Clarendon Police, Senior Superintendent, Dathan Henry, say they’re unable to decide who should be held criminally liable for his death.

SSP Henry died at the Kingston Public Hospital in May 2012.

A toxicology report says chemicals consistent with...Read More »


St James Minority on Troupe

The minority caucus in the St. James Parish Council is demanding that the Mayor of Montego Bay, Glendon Harris, make public a report made to him regarding an alleged visa fraud that has implicated his Deputy, Michael Troupe.

On Friday, Deputy Mayor Troupe told our news center that the United States...Read More »


Cop Slain in August Town

A Police Constable was this afternoon shot and killed by gunmen in August Town in East St. Andrew.

The Policeman was shot just after 3:00 this afternoon in the Africa Gardens area of August Town.

Head of the St. Andrew Central Police, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey, has confirmed the shooting.

Strengthen OCG - OAS

A committee following up on the implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, in Jamaica, has recommended that the country should strengthen the work of the Office of the Contractor General.

The Committee of Experts from the Organization of American States, OAS, arrived at their conclusions after reviewing the oversight...Read More »


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