Respect for all - New commish vows to build trust in police

Dr Carl Williams yesterday took the reins as Jamaica's 28th commissioner of police, vowing to increase the level of trust between the men and women under his charge and the citizens they serve and protect, while...

Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams gives his first address in his new capacity.

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen (left) greets Opposition Spokesman on National Security Derrick Smith (second right) while Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and National Security Minister Peter Bunting look on.

Joan to fight Andrew for PNP?

Veteran politician Joan Gordon-Webley appears to be inching towards challenging Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness for the West Central St Andrew seat he has held since 1997.

Trust between citizens, cops improving - church leader

Building trust between the citizens of Jamaica and the the police force has been a common goal of appointees to the post of commissioner of police over the past decade, starting with Lucius Thomas in 2005

700 murders, but stats on the decline

JAMAICA WAS yesterday on the verge of recording its 700th murder this year, but police statistics show that this is a significant reduction when compared with last year.

Clarke heads to Sagicor

Bill Clarke, former head of the Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica, yesterday joined Sagicor Bank as a sales and marketing consultant.

Civil cases move to new chambers

Some judges will move over to new chambers at the new Justice Square building in downtown Kingston when the Michaelmas Session of the Home Circuit Court opens today.

New Lucea mayor takes on mosquitoes, garbage

Western Bureau: Councillor Wynter McIntosh, the newly installed mayor of Lucea, says residents of Hanover should join in the fight to combat the spread of dengue and chikungunya by destroying mosquito-breeding sites and disposing of garbage properly.

Housing conference to shape gov't policy

SECRETARY GENERAL of the Caribbean Association of Housing Finance Institutions Joseph Bailey is projecting that the staging of a regional housing conference will assist regional governments to ...

Salmon makes living out of eye-catching tombs

BURCHELL SALMON has been building tombs for more than 20 years; but these final resting places are anything but ordinary.

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