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News Jamaica Security: Almost 180 new complaints against security forces, DCS, says INDECOM

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Almost 180 new complaints against security forces, DCS, says INDECOM
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/almost-180-new-complaints-against-security-forces-dcs-says-indecom_185259?profile=1373

Three of the complaints were made jointly against the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF ... a significant and important reduction in fatal shooting incidents by the security forces, primarily the JCF,” ...

News Jamaica Security: Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania
News source: https://www.biometricupdate.com/202001/biometric-passports-planned-for-jamaica-and-bangladesh-new-eid-for-fiji-and-romania

PICA Chief executive officer, Andrew Wynter, believes the project is a great milestone as biometric passports have already been implemented in 11 of the 15 Caricom countries to boost border security.

News Jamaica Security: Security Minister condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in MoBay

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Security Minister condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in MoBay
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Security_Minister_condemns_anti-Semitic_graffiti_in_MoBay?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, has condemned the recent actions of people placing graffiti with anti-Jew, anti-Semitic statements, in and around the city of ...

News Jamaica Security: Human trafficking a major criminal activity, says security minister

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Human trafficking a major criminal activity, says security minister
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Human_trafficking_a_major_criminal_activity,_says_Security_Minister?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister, Horace Chang, says human trafficking has become a major activity in the criminal underworld, with statistics indicating that it is the third most ...

News Jamaica Security: Jamaica: Guardsman fires gun-twirling guard

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Jamaica: Guardsman fires gun-twirling guard
News source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/jamaica-guardmans-fires-gun-twirling-security-guard-in-viral-video/

(JAMAICA STAR) — Kenneth Benjamin, executive chairman of the Guardsman Group, has publicly chastised a former security guard who was fired from the company after he was seen playing with his service ...

News Jamaica Security: NSC approves plan to improve citizen security in at-risk communities

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
NSC approves plan to improve citizen security in at-risk communities
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/lastestnews/NSC_approves_plan_to_improve_citizen_security

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Security Council (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has approved a Citizen Security Plan, which is a key component of Plan Secure Jamaica and is aimed at ...

News Jamaica Security: Gov't to introduce new security feature for driver's licences

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Gov't to introduce new security feature for driver's licences
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Govt_to_introduce_new_security_feature_for_drivers_licences?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Transport and Mining will be introducing new security features on driver's licences to eliminate fraud. Speaking in the House of Representatives recently, Portfolio ...

News Jamaica Security: Security concerns prompt Montego Bay Pride cancellation

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Security concerns prompt Montego Bay Pride cancellation
News source: https://www.washingtonblade.com/2019/09/21/security-concerns-prompt-montego-bay-pride-cancellation/

Organizers of Montego Bay Pride in Jamaica have cancelled the event because of security concerns. (Photo courtesy of Maurice Tomlinson/Montego Bay Pride) Organizers of a Pride that was to have taken ...

News Jamaica Security: Security tight as Afghans start voting in to presidential polls

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Security tight as Afghans start voting in to presidential polls
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Security_tight_as_Afghans_start_voting_in_to_presidential_polls?profile=0

"I know there are security threats but bombs and attacks have become part ... Polls close at 3:00 pm (1030 GMT). Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ...

News Jamaica Security: How concerned should Jamaica be with the Middle East?

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
How concerned should Jamaica be with the Middle East?
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/how-concerned-should-jamaica-be-with_the_Middle_East%3F_171076?profile=0

Geography and diplomacy Iran and the Middle East are thousands of miles away from the pristine, white sand beaches of Jamaica. Is there a need for us to be concerned about what is happening in the ...

News Jamaica Security: Gov't appoints tourism security boss

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
Gov't appoints tourism security boss
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/gov-t-appoints-tourism-security-boss_171187?profile=0

JAMAICA has taken another step in boosting safety and security within its tourism industry by appointing a former Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) officer, Major Dave Walker, as its visitor safety and ...

News Jamaica Security: MANDEL: Cop killer Clinton Gayle denied wish to be deported to Jamaica

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
MANDEL: Cop killer Clinton Gayle denied wish to be deported to Jamaica
News source: https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/mandel-cop-killer-clinton-gayle-denied-wish-to-be-deported-to-jamaica

After 25 years of denying any responsibility for killing Toronto Police Const. Todd Baylis and injuring his partner, the suddenly remorseful Clinton Gayle was hoping the Parole Board of Canada would deport him back to Jamaica where he’d be virtually free of any supervision except that by his f...

News Jamaica Security: Jamaica's location a double-edged sword, says Chang

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Jamaica's location a double-edged sword, says Chang
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaica-s-location-a-double-edged-sword-says-chang_170069?profile=1373

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Security Minister Dr Horace Chang is bemoaning that Jamaica's strategic position in the Caribbean is a double-edged sword, providing opportunities for economic prosperity on ...

News Jamaica Security: Cryptocurrency/digital trading on the road to becoming a reality in Jamaica

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Cryptocurrency/digital trading on the road to becoming a reality in Jamaica
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-observer/cryptocurrency-digital-trading-on-the_168918?profile=1056

interest or instrument as a “security”, which could include crypto/digital assets. BANK OF JAMAICA ACT Section 22A of the Bank of Jamaica Act (BOJ Act) expressly restricts foreign currency ...

News Jamaica Security: Petrojam, energy cost and security in Jamaica

Published on: Monday 01 July 2019
Petrojam, energy cost and security in Jamaica
News source: https://menafn.com/1098709320/Petrojam-energy-cost-and-security-in-Jamaica

(MENAFN - Caribbean News Now) Prime Minister Andrew Holness (centre), engages with Petrojam Review Committee Chairman, Christopher Zacca (left), at a press conference to reveal the committee's ...

News Jamaica Security: From national security to food security

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
From national security to food security
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/agriculture/from-national-security-to-food-security-col-retired-jaimie-ogilvie-now-on-a-hi-pro-mission-to-assist-small-farmers-jamaica_168941?profile=1442

He pointed out that over 100,000 small farmers are responsible for up to 40 per cent of local poultry production, indicating that the continued success of this group is directly connected to the ...

News Jamaica Security: THE GLEANER MINUTE: Seaga funeral…Cuban scholarships…Update security policies…Trump in UK

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: http://old.jamaica-gleaner.com/videos/video.php?id=3387

JUNE 3, 2019: Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga is to be laid to rest on June 23 at the National Heroes Circle… Seven Jamaican students have been awarded scholarships under the Jamaica/Cuba ... the ...

News Jamaica Security: Gov't continues review of enhanced security measures

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Govt_continues_review_of_enhanced_security_measures?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is reporting that discussions are advanced on the review, development of policy and legislation to support the structured use of enhanced ...