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Smith offers prescription to cut murder toll

smith-offers-222KINGSTOWN, Jamaica - Derrick Smith, the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) spokesman on national security, believes improved mobility, an increase in the ratio of police personnel to citizens, accountability, as well as better pay and fringe benefits for the police are among the measures that could help to decrease the country’s murder toll.

 

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Researcher says creativity needed in search for Sargassum solution

sargassum.7141ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - A leading ocean researcher is warning authorities not to expect a single blanket solution to deal with the large amount of Sargassum seaweed on the region’s beaches.

 

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People unhappy with govt’s silence on crime and food prices

Bharat-and-vendorPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Government’s silence on crime and rising food prices in T&T is a cause for concern among the population says Vasant Bharath, former opposition senator and minister of food production under the PP government.

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Businessman remanded on kidnapping charge

Kidnap-1ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - A businessman who took the law into his own hands is facing a maximum penalty of seven years in prison, if he is convicted for kidnapping the thief he caught stealing from him.

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Bahamas police chief issues crime warning

Police-ChiefNASSAU, Bahamas - Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said on Tuesday he is not surprised that the 2011 murder record was broken and warned that the murder count will continue to rise in The Bahamas unless there are some legislative and policy changes.

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