Diaspora are you paying attention? What kind of investment can you make to this country? I can think of one. Return some semblance of law and order to the Island before you get a dollar from me…………..tell that to those who come calling on you. What do we pay our military to do in times like these? It is crystal clear that the Jamaica Constabulary Force is over whelmed and with INDECOM on their backs, they eventually will become sitting ducks.
This is not a PNP or JLP crisis, it is a crisis for the majority of people living on the Roc who are scared and nervous yet have to display courage, faith and belief in a higher power that they are covered. Our focus as usual is on the tourist, foreign investment. Failing to realise if there are no ‘people’ what is the point of either. The entire population is affected by this onslaught. From the coconut man peddling his trade to that CEO, your children, grandchildren, elderly, indigent. All are affected and we must have the balls regardless of what it looks like to restore law and order by whatever means. You cannot stop social media, so the world is seeing, viewing and making their own assessment, judgements and conclusions on the risk factor in this Island, home to some 2.7 million.
You have failed and cannot contain much less reduce the levels of murders on the Roc. Cry out for help from foreign parts and stop flexing dead muscles. While crime is not unique to Jamaica, what is unique are the levels of corruption that is intertwined in some of these crimes. By our failure in tackling corruption over the decades, the country has become a dog eat dog eat jungle. Having no fear or regard for those who govern this land and we have through design created a common style of governorship. Leaving no room for change in respecting authority either from man or God. Where do we go from here?
If you believe calling a State of Emergency is worse than what we have taking place, just have a look at this video then make your own determination.
VIDEO: MoBay gunmen attack motorist at gas station
(Jamaica Gleaner) Monday | September 26, 2016 | 5:36 PM
Head of the Area One Police Assistant Commissioner Warren Clarke, says two men are to be charged with murder and other offences in connection with a shooting incident caught on tape at a gas station in downtown Montego Bay last Thursday.
Twenty-two-year-old Kahni Erskine was shot dead after he was surprised by three men travelling in Toyota motor car.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit says two pump attendants were also shot in the incident.
WATCH VIDEO HERE: http://bit.do/MoBayAttack
St James has recorded almost twice the number of murders committed in any other police division since the start of this year.
Official police figures for the period January 1, 2016 to September 23, show 195 murders in St James – almost double the 107 recorded in Clarendon which is second on the list of the bloodiest police divisions.
In fact, St James, even without the three murders recorded over the weekend, accounts for more than 21 per cent of the 919 murders across the entire island since the start of the year.
September has so far been a particularly bloody month for St James with 32 persons killed in the first 23 days up for 15 for the corresponding period last year.
MURDERS BY DIVISIONS: January 1 – September 23, 2016
St James – 195
Clarendon – 107
St Catherine North – 86
St Catherine South – 61
Westmoreland – 70
Kingston West – 53
Kingston Central – 37
Kingston Eastern – 23
St Andrew South – 51
St Andrew Central – 40
St Andrew North – 20
Manchester – 30
St Mary – 27
Hanover – 26
St Ann – 37
Trelawny – 18
St Elizabeth -18
St Thomas – 14
Portland – 6