Senior cop urges elderly to be ‘extremely careful’

SUPERINTENDENT of Police Stephanie Lindsay has urged the elderly to be “extremely careful” as burglars are targeting senior citizens.Speaking at Monday’s Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) held at the Phoenix Central Complex in St Andrew, the head of the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) expressed deep concern about increasing attacks… Continue reading Senior cop urges elderly to be ‘extremely careful’

Mullings, Whyte kickstart Contender semi-final round

The Wray and Nephew 2017 ‘Best of the Best’ Contender Boxing series, that pits Team Jamaica against Team Canada for a share of $3 million and the title of Jamaica’s Junior Middleweight Contender, moves into its semi-final stages tonight, with the activities set to start at 8:30. Team Jamaica’s number one seed Sakima Mullings, who… Continue reading Mullings, Whyte kickstart Contender semi-final round

Retiree Group Calls For Law To Protect Elderly

With 201 senior citizens murdered between 2014 and 2016, a call has been made from the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) for legislation that would give the elderly protection, similar to children under the Child Care and Protection Act. Making the plea was Jean Lowrie-Chin, CCRP president, who told The Gleaner that specific amendments… Continue reading Retiree Group Calls For Law To Protect Elderly

Holness slaps MPs – PM says criticism of Food For the Poor houses unfortunate

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness effectively slapped Members of Parliament (MP) from both his Jamaica Labour Party and the Opposition People’s National Party who last week tore into Food For the Poor (FFP) for what they claimed were poor quality houses being built for less fortunate Jamaicans under a partnership with the Government. Food For the… Continue reading Holness slaps MPs – PM says criticism of Food For the Poor houses unfortunate