KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Digicel Group was Tuesday night honoured with two awards at the World Communication Awards held at the Lancaster Hotel in London, England.
The telecoms group copped the ‘Best Operator in a Developing Market’ category for Digicel Papua New Guinea, and ‘The Social Contr ...more »
POLICE have had to evacuate the Hannah Town police station in downtown Kingston after the building came under sustained attack by gunmen today.
Personnel had to be evacuated by a rescue unit after the police ran out of bullets and the station was set ablaze, a police source said.
A policeman has also been shot and injured, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.
"Nothing has been put in place, heads have to roll because plans were not put in place. We were not made ready," said one 'concerned officer' from the Kingston West Police Division who who spoke to the Observer on condition of anonymity.
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