Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Govt. provides security for mother of slain Arnett Gardens teen
The government has stepped in to provide security for the mother of the 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed while asleep in Arnett
$180 m budget for Emancipendence
Government will be spending $180 m on the ‘Jamaica 55’ Emancipation and Independence celebrations islandwide. The activities are being
Police probe murder and violence spike in East Kgn
The police say they are maintaining a strong presence in at least two East Kingston communities, as a result of violence between
Edu Min tells school to contact ministry if have shortfall
Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid is advising that where schools have funding shortfalls in meeting operational needs they should
Opposition & JTA want Education Minister to retract statement
The Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) is calling on Education Minister, Ruel Reid to retract statements made yesterday (Aug 2)
JFJ wants public consultation on trial by jury issue
Local human rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is calling on the government to conduct public consultation, prior to the
Targeting crime a top priority in US/JA relations
Targeting crime remains a top priority for US/ Jamaica relationship. This is part of the US goal to safeguard that country, and its
Traffic ticket amnesty call centre glitches resolved
Head of the Highway and Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen says, some technical difficulties experienced today (Aug