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Jamaica to Debate Anti-Gang Bill

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There are almost 200 criminal gangs in Jamaica, and the government is now tabling a bill in Parliament aimed at dismantling them, National Security Dwight Nelson said yesterday. “There has been a lot of concern …

Holness Names New Jamaican Cabinet

 Above: Jamaica’s new cabinet (not pictured: Arthur Williams, Horace Chang) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has named his new cabinet, preserving much of his predecessor’s group but making some changes of his own. The full …

Holness Calls for End to Garrisons

 Above Jamaican PM Andrew Holness (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he will engage Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller in dialogue aimed at dismantling Jamaica’s garrison communities from the political landscape. Holness, …

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 Above: Minister of National Security Sen. Dwight Nelson (JIS Photo) Jamaica and Cuba have signed agreements to fight drug trafficking in the Caribbean, according to a Ministry Paper giving details of the agreements. The two states signed an Operational Police …

 According to a poll by RJR Group/Boxill, a majority of Jamaicans developed a less-favorable impression of Prime Minister Bruce Golding after he testified at the Manatt-Dudus Commission of Enquiry. More than half, or 53.7 percent, of 1,015 Jamaicans polled said …