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Puerto Rico Governor Appoints New Superintendent of Police

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has appointed Colonel Jose Caldero Lopez as the island’s new Superintendent of Police. Caldero has almost four decades of experience; most recently, he served …

Transforming Jamaica’s Public Sector

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor ANYONE WHO has been reading my articles will be aware that I have always been caught up with the need to transform the public sector into a more efficient and facilitative support for private sector development. …

Haiti Graduates 1,000 New Police Officers

 Above: the graduation ceremony (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has 1,058 new police officers in the country, following the latest graduation ceremony this week at the Haitian National Police’s Police Academy. The new promotion is the …

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 Above: Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush was questioned by police earlier this week as part of a new probe into actions during his time in office. The probe reportedly involves …

 Above: the new base (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially inaugurated a new naval base in Les Cayes. The project, which was funded by the government of Canada, is primarily aimed at intercepting drug traffickers. …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh with Rodney F Querrard (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated Rodney Querrard as the territory’s next Commissioner of Police. Querrard previously served …

 Above: Antigua National Security Minister Dr Errol Cort (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Eastern Caribbean have its own regional coast guard and police force? That’s the proposal being put forth by Antigua and Barbuda National Security …

 Above: Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush, who was arrested in connection with corruption allegations in December 2012, returned for further police interviews on Tuesday, according to a statement …

 Above: Haiti Secretary of State for Public Security Reginald Delva (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell NORTH MIAMI — Haiti plans to increase the size of the Haitian National Police to a force of around 15,000 by 2016, according to Reginald …

 Above: a community rehabilitation project in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Three years after the earthquake, Haiti is “at a crossroads,” according Michael Posner, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour. …

 Above: the UN’s ASG for Human Rights in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti is showing “encouraging signs of progress,” a number of challenges remain, particularly on the fronts of poverty and justice reform, according …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe at the station (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe paid a surprise visit to the Commissariat of Police in Port-au-Prince Wednesday evening. Lamothe was accompanied on the …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After recent reports indicated that thieves had been pilfering Grenada’s cultural sites to obtain scrap metal to sell, the country’s scrap metal dealers have now agreed to allow police and customs …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held high-level talks with members of the Haitian National Police Friday aimed at seeking new avenues for cooperation and leadership. The meeting included …

 Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands has been awarded a grant of more than a half a million dollars to hire six community-oriented police officers. The Virgin Islands Police Department will receive $562,600 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Police Commissioner Steve Foster is urging the public to be vigilant about their security, following a series of burglaries in the Brades area. Foster said there had been several incidents of burglaries, with thieves …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Royal Montserrat Police Service has “significant gaps in its operational procedures” that must be fixed to ensure that the community is served effectively, according to a review of the service commissioned by …

 Above: Police in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana saw a 26 percent decrease in murders through the end of February compared to the same period in 2011, according to the Guyana Police Force. There were 17 murders in …