JA Blogz
02/21/2017 at 18:04. Facebook
On Monday (February 20), the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officially implemented the use of body cameras in some police divisions. The four divisions now benefiting from the cameras are Kingst…

Police Officers Begin Using Body Cameras

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Tevin Robinson, the prisoner who escaped from the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon on Monday, is back in police custody. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Murder accused back in custody after escaping from May Pen Hospital on...

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the US illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday. [ Ow.ly Link ]

US to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 20:24. Facebook
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting of an unidentified man on the compound of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal, in Half-Way Tree. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Cops being probed over fatal shooting on IDT premises

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
American rapper DMX and reggae singer Sizzla will be among the feature artistes at the 24th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival in Miami, Florida on March 11. [ Ow.ly Link ]

DMX, Sizzla to headline 9 Mile Music Festival

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
The new Donald Trump administration is concerned that Trinidad and Tobago is a recruiting ground for ISIS and extreme Islamists groups who could hurt the United States. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Trump gov't worried about Trinidad as a breeding ground for ISIS – New...

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 19:41. Facebook
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) welcomes the re-introduction of the body worn cameras “as the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) implements changes toward the further professionalisation” of the force. [ Ow.ly Link ]

INDECOM takes issue with being in the dark on body cam protocol

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 19:17. Facebook
"It came to an end after she told me she was going to a theme park with her best-friend who's a girl but I later found out she went with a dude" - Man with broken heart

Man marks his ex-girlfriend's apology letter and sends it back to her

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
The Negril Police in Westmoreland have recaptured 34-year-old Donovan Allen, who escaped custody from the Denham Town Police Lock Up on Sunday, September 18.

Escapee from Denham Town Lock Up recaptured after five months on the run

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
What Jamaicans and our Caribbean counterparts have been consuming for years, the world now deems as a 'super food' to the point where we are running short on supply. [ Ow.ly Link ]

WORLD GOING NUTS FOR COCONUTS: Great ways to use the fruit

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 16:44. Facebook
"The guys who are doing this 'Daggering' dance, they are creative, but they need to understand that what they are projecting into the minds of our children is that violence is acceptable" - Holness [ Ow.ly Link ]

'STOP DAGGERING!' Holness cites dance as negative influence

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Farmers now have three additional products to use as they seek to maximise crop yields, while eliminating the threat of diseases. [ Ow.ly Link ]

More crop protection for farmers

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 15:38. Facebook
A tackle by a Raiders player and subsequent red card, a few minutes before full time, had players on both sides exchanging blows and fists at the Prison Oval in St Catherine. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Shot fired after fight breaks out at Prison Oval football match

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
“The value of this research to the private sector is immense and shows that there is great success in partnership with academia,” said Lawrence [ Ow.ly Link ]

Bridging the gap between academia and business: UWI kicks off Research Days

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 15:04. Facebook
A man was fatally shot during a confrontation with the Police on Ellesmere Road, St Andrew on Monday night. [ Ow.ly Link ]

‘Tee Taa’ fatally shot by police

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 14:17. Facebook
"All a the man them who a invite out the girl them and a carry them go a beach - the little pickny them; a give them cellphone and a give them money, stop it!" - Holness [ Ow.ly Link ]

Holness warns parents against sexual grooming of minors

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Powerful trade union groups have sent a threat to the Andrew Holness administration, saying they will not accept the proposed pension reforms to come on stream on April 1 and are “prepared to fight”. At the heart of the issue is the...

Unions threaten Gov't over pension proposal

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JA Blogz
02/21/2017 at 13:47. Facebook
Nesbeth is being lauded and criticised by many after opting to publicly share his displeasure when his song “My Dream” failed to win the title – Favorite Local Chart Topping Song …

Nesbeth Unhappy After His Song “My Dream” is Snubbed at YVAs

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Loop Jamaica
02/21/2017 at 13:51. Facebook
Last year a total of 120 body cameras were donated by the United States Government as part of a pilot that is expected to improve accountability, human rights record and public trust in the nation’s police. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Cops roll out use of body cameras

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