(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Thursday, 19 May 2022) - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat are collaborating to bring together a consortium of experts to provide guidance on a common approach to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the Region.
Jamaica’s unofficial Reggae music hero, Bob Marley is known for the tremendous influence he had on the African liberation freedom struggle of the people of Zimbabwe.
MIAMI, Florida, April 28, 2022 -United States Drug Enforcement Agents arrested British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie on drug trafficking and money laundering charges Thursday after he, along with BVI port director Oleanvine Maynard, went to a Miami airport to check on a huge cash payment that was promised them by a DEA undercover agent pretending to be a Mexican cartel member.
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, April 7, 2022 - Despite widespread criticism of his government’s use of the States of Emergency as a primary tool for crime fighting, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is not backing down and has announced that special legislation known as the Enhanced Security Measures Act (ESMA) will be brought before Parliament and made public shortly, as a strategy to assist in the fight against crime.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, JIS, March 12, 2022- Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, says that law-enforcement agencies will intensify their partnerships and coordinated operations to seize the unexplained wealth of criminals.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 26, 2022 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in association with with the Ministry of National Security, has launched an initiative to tackle youth crime and violence, valued at $1.1 billion.
KINGSTON, February 15, 2022 - Chief Executive Officer of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) Shane Dalling has charged that more than 200 criminals received gun licences from 2014 to 2017, despite warnings from the police that the individuals should not be issued permits.
BLUEFIELDS, Westmoreland, February 13, 2022- Following the launch of a joint JDF/JCF anti-gang task force aimed at disrupting criminal activities across the island, the Westmoreland police have confirmed the death of the wanted man in the parish who was killed during an alleged firefight with members of the security forces around midday Saturday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The High Command of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has confirmed that a member of the organisation has been suspended with immediate effect following her arrest on criminal charges in the United States of America on Friday, February 4.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sent a strong warning young men who may be in possession of illegal guns, as well as those connected to gunmen, to cease and desist, or face grim consequences.