Tag: National Security Minister Peter Bunting

6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 25, 2016

‘Murders In Jamaica Higher Than In Hottest War Zone’. A reputable academic has suggested that the murder wave that has been making its way across Jamaica over the past decades is more devastating than the one-off terrorist attack of September 11,

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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 – December 24, 2015

‘A Very Dark Day’ – JCF Mourns Killing Of Two Cops. Only days before hoodlums snuffed out his life, Constable Craig Palmer had been in his community in Poor Man’s Corner, St Thomas, memorialising the death of his beloved sister, who

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 20, 2015

Terror Talks – Officials To Meet, Discuss Security Measures Amid Worldwide Threat. The Government has ramped up security at the nation’s borders, one week after the deadly terrorist attacks in France and two days after five Syrian nationals were detained in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 4, 2015

Babies Thrown Lifeline – EU Ambassador Commits Millions To Neonatal Care. Describing as a tragedy the deaths of 19 premature babies who were infected with klebsiella and serratia bacteria during four outbreaks at two of the island’s major public hospitals, Ambassador

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 13, 2015

Jamaicans Bemoan Joblessness, Crime And Violence – Portia Gets F For Promises Made At Swearing-In. Nearly 100 per cent of Jamaicans polled by Bill Johnson in September cited joblessness and crime and violence as the most pressing problems facing the country

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 5, 2015

Delegates ‘Discipline’ Damion – Crawford Defeated In Constituency Run-Off. When the results of the People’s National Party (PNP) run-off for East Rural St Andrew were announced yesterday, a wave of shock and disappointment ripped through the Old Hope Road, St Andrew,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 2, 2015

Bunting Says J’can Gov’t Pressed British For Funds To Build New Prison. For years, the United Kingdom government had pressed its Jamaican counterpart to accept a prisoner-transfer deal, but Jamaica’s current administration says it only acquiesced on a firm commitment from

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2015

Murders Near 800 – Ja Records 20% Jump Over Corresponding Period Last Year. Figures obtained by The Gleaner show that 775 persons were reported killed up to Monday, a 20 per cent increase when compared with the 643 murders reported over

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 16, 2015

1. She Fought To The End – The shattered glass littering the backseat of a passenger bus parked at the Hunt’s Bay Police Station in St Andrew yesterday told the story of the brave struggle woman Constable Crystal Thomas waged against

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