Tag: violence

The Next 90 Days: The Full Text of Novelette Grant’s Crime Fighting Plan

Acting Commissioner and chief of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Novelette Grant, announced her 90-day crime-fighting plan at her first press conference on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Below is the full text of the section of her press release dealing

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#Infographic: Domestic Violence in Jamaica by the Numbers (2016)

Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.

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#Infographic: 10 Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

What are the warning signs of domestic violence and do you know them?  See the infographic below, read and share.

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 12, 2016

All Eyes On Shaw – Finance Minister To Open Budget Debate, Reveal $1.5m Plan Today. When Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw opens the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives this afternoon, the country will be listening intently to

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#KeepChildrenSafe – The PMI In Action: ‘Before & After’ With Ras Kassa

Ras Kassa gained international attention for directing Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley’s Welcome to Jamrock music video in 2005, and has since forged an outstanding careers as a creative director, editor, writer, producer and cinematographer. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when UNICEF

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#DomesticViolence- Protection Order Guide

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ― Michael J. Fox Domestic Violence has been a serious topic in the news for the last five years. Instances

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

Students Traumatised As Violence Grips West Kingston. Students of all ages were hit hard yesterday as the death toll continued to rise in the ongoing warfare battering west Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com PM Thanks Diaspora, Seeks Brand Jamaica Support. Prime Minister

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It Shouldn’t Hurt To Be a Child: Violence Against Children

Who will protect our children? Who will advocate for Jamaica’s children? What are their fundamental rights? It shouldn’t hurt to be a child. Visit digjamaica.com for information on helping children with special needs and search our directories for other children’s organisations. “Our

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Before & After Reggae: Dancehall Nice Again!

We’re celebrating reggae all month long on diGJamaica.com, but we’re also going to be looking at the bigger picture when it comes to Jamaican music. Although reggae is the most widely known type of music to emerge from the island, it was

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 18, 2014

Wrong Target: Anti-Gang Bill Not Aiming At Root Of Crime – Levy. With Parliamentary debate set to continue today on the anti-gang bill, stakeholders are pointing to troubling findings in a recent survey that suggests that the proposed law is likely

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