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PM not satisfied
Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2023

PM not satisfied by anti-crime gains
The results of crime prevention plans and strategies by the National Security Council (NSC), the police and the wider security services have not been satisfactory but the country remains focused on getting better results.

PM assures… 'We won't let the criminals win
In a statement released this morning, the Prime Minister urged citizens to avoid the temptation of illegally arming themselves against criminals, warning that they may be providing those criminals with the weapons to destroy them and other potential victims.

'This country a war zone'
T&T a war zone

Abdulah: Highway murders show need for crime summit

Imbert clarifies property tax 'misinformation'...again
"Despite many public clarifications, statements in Parliament, full-page advertisements, press releases and press conferences, there is still a misguided belief among some property owners that the Annual Rental Values stated in the Notices of Valuation sent out by the Valuation Division in 2023 are equivalent to the amount of the property tax that will be due and payable in 2024," Imbert stated in a release yesterday.

Imbert: Continued misinformation on property tax

As inflation eases, Central Bank maintains 3.5% repo rate
The Central Bank stated that in reviewing external developments, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) took particular note of the rapid slowdown in global inflation and the less aggressive monetary stance adopted by major central banks.

Allow debate on Gaza
Jamaica's perceived ambivalence towards, if not formal retreat from, its long-standing policy on the Palestinian issue has been fuelled by presumptions of a deepened relationship between Prime Minister Andrew Holness' administration and Benjamin Netanyahu's government. This perception gained stronghold after Mr Holness' visit to Israel in 2017, followed by Jamaica's abstention that year in a UN General Assembly vote that declared "null and void" Israel's decision to make the disputed city of Jerusalem its capital.

Paul, Ahye take TTOC awards; Blackman, Frederick secure junior accolades

How do we deal with 'suspicious' blue lights?
The Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) has called on law enforcement authorities to clearly advise the population how to respond to vehicles with blue flashing lights, especially when they are being driven by individuals who look suspicious.

'This country has come to utter madness'
Businesswoman Aneesha Narine-Boodoo was kidnapped by three men just feet away from her home in El Socorro yesterday morning.

Woman snatched outside businessplace by men posing as cops

One-year-old dies after being run over by car
Police reported that around 10:36 pm, the driver—who is from Bellamy Street, Cocorite Road—reported to police that he and the child's father, Wyatt Stephen, were liming with others at River Road, when he left to head home.

Police said the driver was chatting with Stephen when he pulled off and said he felt like he hit something. When the men checked, they realised that the toddler had been run over.

Relatives of mom killed in hit and run: Driver could've helped her
John, 35, of Pashley Street, Laventille, was found lying in a grassy area off the northern side of the Beetham Highway around 6 am on December 27.

The mother of two, who was employed at NP as a cleaner, was reportedly on her way to work at the time.

Passersby who stumbled upon John's body contacted the Emergency Health Services, but attendants were unable to revive her.

2 dead, 2 wounded in Arima – MOM KILLED WITH CHILD IN LAP
The gruesome attack occurred around 9.30 pm in a wooden shack at Zone Eight, Mt Zion Road, Arima. Dead are Amy Walcott, 21, who was nine-months pregnant and 16-year-old Roshan Ali, a student of Valencia High School. Ali was a friend of the family who was visiting for a lime at the time. While Walcott died at the scene, Ali succumbed to his injuries while being treated at Arima Hospital.

2 men gunned down in Diego Martin
Eyewitnesses said the group was liming in front a house at Andrew Drive when a car pulled up and three men exited.

The men began shooting indiscriminately at the group before jumping back into the car which sped off.

Man murdered in Goldsborough, Tobago
Details are still coming in, but Guardian Media understands the victim is believed to be 37-year-old Clifford Ramsook, who worked at Goldsborough Development as a charger.

Family of driver killed in highway ambush defend his name
Levi's family said he was employed as an operator at National Flour Mills and he accepted the private hire job to collect his cousin and Sankar's arriving party on Wednesday, although he was due to report for work.

Another woman confirmed he told them he would be back soon, before leaving his home at Annisette Street, Clifton Hill, Port-of-Spain.
'Levi was no gangster'

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