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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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 5, 2016

Peter Still Wants To Be Prime Minister … But Focused On Getting PNP Reelected, Fixing Economy. Dr Peter Phillips, the man who has led Jamaica to 10 successive quarterly International Monetary Fund (IMF) reviews, has admitted that he has not taken

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 9, 2015

Lawmen Want To Revisit Outlawed Legislation To Help Fight Crime. Four years after the Supreme Court struck down amendments to the Bail Act, Jamaica is again toying with the idea of arresting people even without sufficient evidence, as part of a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2014

Ready To Rebound – Hylton Claims Country’s Global Business Rankings Set For Massive Improvements. Jamaica’s Industry Minister Anthony Hylton is predicting that the major indices which measure the country’s efficiency at enhancing its business environment will gradually climb as a result

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 26, 2014

Jamaica’s Poverty Rating Worsens. Some 1.1 million Jamaicans are living below the poverty line, fuelling an inter-generational crisis… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Area Two Police Record Reduction In Crime. Assistant Commissioner of police in charge of Area Two, Ealan Powell,

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

No Stopping Tajaun: Clarendon Speller Is Champion Bee. H-Y-P-O-G-E-U-S-I-A! That’s the word 12-year-old Tajaun Gibbison spelt correctly to win the 2014 Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee championship… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Celebrating The Gong – Major Marley 69th Birthday Observances Centred In Kingston. The major Kingston-based celebrations

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