Tag: Ministry of Justice

All You Need To Know About Jamaica’s Drug Treatment Courts

What is a drug treatment court? The drug treatment court is not quite like other courts in Jamaica. It’s primary purpose is to help with the reduction of drug abuse in the island. A drug treatment court is designed with

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List Of Government Ministries & Agencies On Social Media

Earlier this month, we shared a comprehensive list of Cabinet ministers, MPs and Senators who are active on social media, with Twitter accounts and Facebook pages. Below is a list of government ministries and agencies that also have social media accounts. A

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5 Facts: Jury Duty and Responsibilities

The 65-day trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel and the four other men accused of killing Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams finally came to an end yesterday with a guilty verdict. The 11-member jury returned a 10:1 decision after less than two hours

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 24, 2014

Weed Time – Paulwell Hints At Clearer Days For Ganja This Year. Marijuana advocates in Jamaica are on a high after Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives Phillip Paulwell signalled to stake-holders that the use of marijuana in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 23, 2014

Plea Bargain The Way To Go: Commish Labels Crime A ‘National-Security Emergency’, Dissatisfied With Pace Of Reduction. Top Cop Owen Ellington says an effective plea-bargaining law is critical to the reduction of violent crimes, especially murders. Describing Jamaica’s crime problem as

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 7, 2013

Energised – 360MW Third-Ranked Bidder Questions OUR’s Due Diligence, Claims It Has Cash Ready For Bond. The Jamaican consortium still clinging to hopes that it will get the nod to build the island’s much needed 360-megawatt power plant has blasted local

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 30, 2013

ECJ To Decide If Campaign Funds Soar – Commission To Review Proposal To Double Contribution Limits. The full membership of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) will tomorrow consider a proposal to increase by 100 per cent the sum individuals and

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