Author Archive: Donique Weston

MOCA to be designated an independent agency, effective April 1
  The Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agency (MOCA) will be legally designated as an independent agency of the Ministry
Gov’t to pay $21 million in legal fees for cops
  Cabinet has approved a contribution of $21 million towards the legal fees of 5 police officers who now have cases in court.
Alleged gunmen killed in shootout with police
  Two alleged gunmen were shot and killed by the police, during an armed confrontation in Portmore, St. Catherine, this afternoon.
Two men fatally shot by police in separate incidents
Two men were fatally shot in separate incidents involving members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force yesterday (January 3, 2020).  
Jamaica records 154 new covid-19 cases
Jamaica recorded 154 covid-19 cases yesterday (January 3, 2020), pushing the country’s tally to 13,203.   The Health and
Three of the island’s hospitals almost at full capacity with covid patients
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor-Mckenzie has disclosed that three of the island’s public hospitals are almost at
NEPA appeals to citizens to desist from killing and consuming crocodiles
The National Environmental and Planning Agency (NEPA) is appealing to citizens to desist from killing crocodiles, which are protected
Police warn promoters to desist from hosting events in breach of Disaster Risk Management Act
Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Area 3, Michael Smith, is warning party promoters, particularly those in Clarendon,