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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Police, army form new anti-gang task force

THE leadership of the police and army on Friday revealed that the country has a new joint anti-gang task force and said that after only one week of operation it had reaped success with the seizure of seven illegal firearms, the arrest of 20 people for criminal activities, and the disruption of an illegal alcohol operation that was funding a gang.

Huge gun fines

Licensed gun owners who fail to report lost or stolen weapons to the police without reasonable excuse could, under the new firearms regime being proposed by lawmakers, face fines up to 10 times larger than the current penalties.

Ethiopian conflict’s impact on women ‘unimaginable’

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) — Fresh off a visit to conflict-torn regions of Ethiopia, UN Deputy S ecretary General Amina Mohammed described Friday the “unimaginable” horrors women have faced, and called for justice and accountability.

Canada protesters dig in with military-style proficiency

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — With support from ex-police and military intelligence officers, American funding, and stockpiles of food and fuel, “Freedom Convoy” protesters are hunkered down for a long stay in the Canadian capital.

Curfew extended in the St Andrew South Division 

The curfew that has been in effect in sections of the Seaview Gardens and Riverton City communities in the St. Andrew South Division since February 9, has been extended to 6:00 pm Sunday, February 13. The boundaries of the curfew remain as follows:

Jamaica to push for exoneration of Marcus Garvey — GG 

The Jamaican Government is to engage its United States counterpart on a bilateral basis in an attempt to have national hero Marcus Garvey exonerated of a mail fraud conviction from 1923., pub-0506098242811370, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0