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Landing restriction placed on persons from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
The Jamaican Government has issued an immediate travel ban against certain persons travelling directly or indirectly from or through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, in light of the Ebola outbreak in.....
Ministry of National Security | 2014-10-16 18:45:09 # Views :1126

100 Children Of Policemen Awarded Tertiary Scholarships From The Ministry Of National Security
One hundred children of policemen who are currently serving, have died or injured while on duty, have been granted scholarships for their tertiary education by the Ministry of National Security, in pa.....
Ministry of National Security | 2016-10-04 18:59:06 # Views :1120

Security Minster calls for review of approach to treating persons found with small quantities of ganja
The Minister of National Security, Hon. Peter Bunting, MP, views with grave concern, reports of Mario Deane, an inmate of the Barnett Street Police Station in St James, succumbing to injuries received.....
Ministry of National Security | 2014-08-07 23:37:51 # Views :1112

State Minister meets with Department of Correctional Services staff
Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr. disclosed that an additional 300 cells are to be constructed at the Tamarind Farm facility as part of the drive to r.....
Ministry of National Security | 2016-05-10 20:03:10 # Views :1106

Department of Correctional Services to receive report on Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre incident
The Department of Correctional Services says a comprehensive report on the incident at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre in St. Catherine is being prepared by authorities at the institution......
Ministry of National Security | 2014-09-10 21:07:27 # Views :1076

Thinking beyond the Cell: Security Ministry launches educational initiative
State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Pearnel Charles Jr. has launched an initiative to be rolled out in the island’s Juvenile Correctional facilities......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-09-15 19:26:01 # Views :1047

MOU between GOJ & UK Government to improve prison conditions in Jamaica
The Government of Jamaica through the Ministry of National Security has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the United Kingdom to improve the conditions under.....
Ministry of National Security | 2015-09-30 15:20:24 # Views :1015

Minister welcomes the return of the Police Federation to the bargaining table
Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, MP has commended the professionalism demonstrated by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force who have remained in their posts, putting the interest of t.....
Ministry of National Security | 2015-06-04 21:00:51 # Views :995

Government has no intention to change arrangements governing use of Voter ID System
At a meeting with the Hanover Lay Magistrates Association last week, a suggestion was made to the Minister of National Security that a national identification card should be developed for all adults, .....
Ministry of National Security | 2015-10-07 20:38:31 # Views :976

Inmate dies after being shot during escape bid
The Department of Correctional Services says about 12:10 p.m. an inmate who attempted to escape from the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre was shot by a Correctional Officer......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-05-27 20:11:07 # Views :956

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