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PNP confirms intended receiver of mega gun shipment was employed to one of its councillors 

The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has confirmed reports that the woman listed as the intended receiver of the mega-shipment of guns and ammunition seized by law enforcement in Miami, Florida, was an employee of one of its councillors in St James.

Over 100 guns destined for Montego Bay intercepted by US cops 

A shipment of over 100 firearms and several rounds of ammunition destined for Montego Bay was recently seized by US customs.

Cop arrested in gang bust to be charged with murder, robbery, court told

The detective corporal who was apprehended last weekend when police smashed a major criminal gang is to face murder and robbery charges.

Golden Krust boss reportedly killed himself amid fears over tax debt

New York-based Jamaican businessman Lowell Hawthorne reportedly committed suicide amid fears over millions of US dollars in tax debt.

Jamaican muslim cleric labelled ‘global terrorist’ by US 

The United States Treasury Department took action Tuesday against a Jamaica-based Islamic cleric accused of helping Islamic State recruits travel to areas controlled by the militant group.

US newspaper reports on NIDS

PHILADELPHIA, United States (CMC) — Jamaica is going through the looking glass, taking advantage of technology and launching a National Identification System (NIDS) in 2018, according to US newspaper, the Philadelphia Tribune.