Monthly Archives: February 2018

US Embassy donates $25 million in CBRN equipment to Jamaica Fire Brigade 

The US Embassy, through the Regional Security Office and the Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance, handed over a mobile trailer on Wednesday containing Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) response equipment to the Jamaica Fire Brigade.

JDF soldier and woman robbed then shot in Bull Bay, St Andrew 

A Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldier and a woman were held up and robbed before being shot by gunmen in Nine Miles, Bull Bay, St Andrew on Monday.

Two men held with over 1,000 lbs of stolen meat in Kingston 

Police have taken two men into custody for suspicion of larceny of cattle and breaches of the Public Health Act on Waltham Park Road, Kingston 11 on Monday, February 26.

Phillips warns that the principles of democracy are being undermined

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips today said the principles governing the nation’s democracy are being undermined as assurances given by ministers of government are proving to be unreliable.

Scores of applicants fall victim to overseas job scam in Christiana

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Superintendent of the Manchester Police Division, Wayne Cameron, has confirmed that an investigation is now taking place into reports made by persons allegedly scammed by the operator of an “overseas employment agency” in the parish.

Walmart raises to 21 minimum age to buy firearms, ammo

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — US retail giant Walmart announced Wednesday that it was raising to 21 its minimum age to buy firearms and ammunition, the latest US company to recalibrate its stance on weapons after a deadly Florida school shooting.