Tag: crime and violence

Timeline: ZOSO 2 (Denham Town) – Jamaica’s Second Zone of Special Operations

On October 17, 2017, Denham Town was declared Jamaica’s second zone of special operations (#ZOSO) by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in a press conference at Jamaica House.  In continuation of our tracking of the operations as it unfolds, we’ve decided

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Timeline: Tracking #ZOSO – Jamaica’s Zones of Special Operations – from Inception to Execution

Much has transpired in Jamaica since the suggestion of what is now being called #ZOSO: Zones of Special Operations. The suggestion was first made by Government as a crime-fighting measure near the start of 2017 after an alarming increase in

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What Are ‘Zones of Special Operations’? – In Layman’s Terms

‘Zones of Special Operations’ has been a buzz phrase in Jamaica recently. These ‘zones’ were part of a Bill proposed by Government in an effort to tighten security in the nation. What inspired the Bill? The first half of 2017

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 6, 2014

Traffic Fine Hike – Speeding Ticket Charges May Race By Up To 300%. Huge fines are coming for motorists who commit traffic offences under the proposed new Road Traffic Act, which was tabled in the House of Representatives on Wednesday… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know About Today – March 3, 2014

Say No To Coal – Expert Sounds Warning Over Electricity Plan For Logistics Hub. One of Jamaica’s leading physicists and an expert in climate change has blasted as fundamentally flawed, Government’s endorsement of the use of coal-generated electricity for its planned

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