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.
National Incentivised Campaign to Find Illegal Weapons to Be Launched
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 31, 2022 - The government has proposed that it will be providing significant incentives to members of the public who share information leading to the recovery of illegal weapons. To this end a dedicated fund will be set up to provide cash rewards to persons sharing information, in addition to greater support for the development of human intelligence sources.
KINGSTON, Jamaica January 24, 2022 - With nearly one hundred persons murdered since the start of the year, President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) Keith Duncan, is of the opinion that the reinstatement of States of Emergency as a crime fighting tool will stop the spate of murders that have been taking place islandwide.
GEORGETOWN January 21, 2022 - Opposition Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Amanza Walton Desir wants the Government of Guyana to come clean on its relationship with the International Maritime Safety Agency of Guyana, the agency that reportedly registered the vessel that was held in Senegal, West Africa, with three containers of ammunition valued at five million US dollars.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The People’s National Party says it is alarmed by the sharp increase in murders since the start of the new year. With just 17 days into the new year, we have already recorded 72 murders, only 9 of which have been cleared up. This represents an increase of 24% from 2021 and a rate of four Jamaicans being slaughtered per day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review has been launched into the actions of a special Customs and Border Protection unit that used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including one from The Associated Press.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 2, 2021 - One person was killed and several injured during an attack by an armed gang against Haitian Prime Minister Dr. Ariel Henry and his entourage, as they were leaving church following a mass to commemorate the 218th anniversary of independence in the Haitian city of Gonaives.