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Weekly Round-up: Police shake up... National DNA database coming ... Boyz lose 1-3 to US

Saturday, July 06, 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police high command on Monday announced changes in the leadership of some of its divisions due to the increase in murders based on the latest crime statistics.

In other news, Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, on Wednesday, toured the Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine, which he said is undergoing major technological and infrastructural upgrades to house the country's first national DNA database that will expedite the crime solving process.

In sport, Jamaica's 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup campaign ended at the semi-final stage Wednesday night following a 1-3 loss to the United States of America inside Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

Police shake-up

Culture minister welcomes reggae studies institute in Minnesota

Four injured as marl truck crashes into house

Jamaicans getting older

Petroleum of Venezuela seeks compensation for Petrojam

NWA says Corporate Area roadworks to wrap by end of summer

Green announces low EXIM Bank interest rates for MSME manufacturers

Crime-fight getting DNA boost

Domestic flights resume on July 8

Police seize three guns after shootout in St Andrew

Clarendon woman stabbed, house set ablaze in attempted murder-suicide

Rally 'round the Sunshine Girls

Pantry joins CAS

West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in Cricket World Cup

Clovis Toon

Nasty PNP race!