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Jamaicans March Against Violence

 Above: Jamaicans marching Friday against domestic abuse By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaicans took to the streets Friday to voice their outrage over the country’s continued crime wave, and particularly a recent incident involving the rape of five women in …

Jamaican Prime Minister: Government Committed to Security Policy

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is committed to making the country safer, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said during the 2012/2013 Budget Debate in Parliament Tuesday. The administration will …

Jamaica Names Police Welfare Officer

 Above: Police Commissioner Owen Ellington By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed former Police Commissioner Lucius Thomas to be the country’s new Police Welfare Coordinator at the Ministry of National Security, according to National Security Minister Peter Bunting. Thomas …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Jamaican National Security Minister Peter Bunting (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s murder rate has fallen from a rate of 3.1 per day to two per day, according to National Security Minister Peter Bunting. That represents a …

 Above: Police Commissioner Owen Ellington (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Police Commissioner Owen Ellington said the police would be adopting several new strategies involving the use of force by police during operations. The police are looking to reduce …

 Above: Minister of National Security Peter Bunting (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The murder rate in March was the lowest in Jamaica since February 2003, according to National Security Minister Peter Bunting. There were a total of 69 …

 Above: National Security Minister Peter Bunting (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A “major” reduction in crime is a “strategic objective” of the Jamaican government, according to National Security Minister Peter Bunting. The Minister, who said tackling crime was …

 Above: Jamaican National Security Minister Peter Bunting (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Given the country’s ongoing problem with gang violence, Jamaican National Security Minister Peter Bunting wants to shift its traditional security strategy. Historically, tackling gangs has been …

 Above: the Jamaica Constabulary Force (Photo: JCF) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States government has donated protective gear and vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force in a boost to the country’s crime-fighting efforts. The equipment includes 20 vehicles, …

 Above: Some of the weapons set for destruction (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica began the destruction of approximately 4,000 weapons and a half-ton of small arms ammunition in a disposal exercise today. The move, which began with …

 By Alexander Britell GRENADA – The seventh UK-Caribbean Forum that met in Grenada earlier this month looked at a range of areas of cooperation as the Caribbean and the UK open up a “new and more modern relationship” going forward. …

 

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