KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Charles Gordon Market in Montego Bay and the Spanish Town Market will both receive a Labour Day facelift by the respective parish councils in collaboration with Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited.
The telecoms company, operators of Flow, has allocated $300,000 to support the two project ...more »
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is moving to establish facilities to do its own ballistics testing.
INDECOM said Wednesday that a British grant is allowing the agency to buy a comparison microscope, hire a ballistics expert and create an in-house lab at a cost of $555,000.
Commissioner Terrence Williams said that the changes will help investigators "close cases in a timely manner."
It takes months or even years to analyse ballistics evidence at the under-equipped government crime lab.
The independent commission started operations in August 2010. It now has more than 1,500 cases of alleged abuse cases dating back to 2008.
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