Jamaica Archive

No answers yet from Government on UK prison deal offer

Source: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20161021/no-answers-yet-govt-uk-prison-deal-offer Jovan Johnson, Parliamentary Reporter There’s been a further delay in the Opposition getting answers to questions tabled in the Senate on whether the Andrew Holness administration has rejected the offer of the United Kingdom to help Jamaica build …

Bunting calls on Montague to detail plans to build new prisons

Source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Bunting-calls-on-Montague-to-detail-plans-to-build-new-prisons Peter Bunting (File photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — People’s National Party (PNP) spokesman on national security Peter Bunting says replacing the country’s two main prisons is a matter of national security. “It is a matter of national security, and …

UK to build £25m Jamaican prison

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images The UK is to spend £25m on building a prison in Jamaica so that foreign criminals in the UK can be sent home to serve sentences in the Caribbean. Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34398014 More than 600 Jamaican nationals …