NSWMA moves to combat illegal dumping
The NSWMA says the major challenge is that residents continue to create dump sites even after they have been cleared by crews from the Metropolitan Parks and Markets
Senior cop convicted for breaching INDECOM Act
Deputy Superintendent of Police Albert Diah was charged in November last year with failure to comply with a lawful requirement of the Commission; and, obstructing the Commission in the exercise...
Clarendon man sentenced to 75 years in prison
A Clarendon man was this afternoon given 75 years in prison in the Manchester Circuit Court for several charges brought against him.
Nicholson angers senators with flexi-rape comment
Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, said there could be no light side to such serious matter. ďIt's unworthy, and that you are defending it is sad,Ē she said.
DPP challenges INDECOM to seek judicial review on Kentucky Kid matter
The three policemen and two civilians charged in relation to the death of Kentucky Kid whose real name was Robert Kill, were freed earlier this month.
Atlanta diaspora disappointed in Arnaldo phone scandal
Members of the Jamaican diaspora in Atlanta in the United States have expressed disappointment at the high phone bill racked up by the junior foreign affairs minister, Arnando Brown.
PNPYO calls for more responsible use of Gov't phones
The PNPYO says while it is necessary to use government paid phones to conduct official business, the high telephone charges may be interpreted as wasteful especially as the country negotiates ...
Stabbing incident leaves St Elizabeth vendor dead
According to alleged eyewitnesses, the man, who was a vendor in the market, had an argument with another man over a cellular phone.
MOH aiming to train 1,000 healthcare workers in Ebola response
The acting director of the ministry's emergency response, Dr Sonia Copeland, says the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be assisting with infrastructural work on isolation areas.
Power affects water supply from Rio Cobre system
The affected areas are Kent Village; sections of Spanish Town; sections of Portmore; communities along Spanish Town Road, Washington Boulevard and Molynes Road; and sections of downtown Kingston.
Accountant Generalís Department fraud case postponed
When the case came up in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court this afternoon, the court was told that certain documents were outstanding.
Power outage at Sangster International airport
A power outage, currently being experienced at the Sangster International airport in St James, is causing restlessness among passengers and airport employees.
Major traffic changes planned for St Annís Bay starting Monday
Motorists will be faced with major traffic changes in St Annís Bay as of Monday, November 3, in a move that the St Ann Parish Council says is geared at allowing smoother vehicular and ...
PHOTO: JUTC bus, trailer crash on Spanish Town Road
A JUTC bus ran into the back of a trailer along Spanish Town Road in the vicinity of J Wray & Nephew Ltd earlier this morning.
OCA wants additional penalties for killing pregnant women
The Office of the Children's Advocate is urging legislators to give support to a proposal for murderers of pregnant women to be prosecuted also for the death of the unborn child.
Vendor allegedly held with unfit ackee granted bail
A Manchester woman who was arrested after she was allegedly seen cutting open unfit ackee pods while plying her wares at the Charles Gordon Market, in St James.
OCID ramps up human trafficking monitoring
The police have ramped up their monitoring of human trafficking by targeting several massage parlours which moonlight as sex shops across the island.
Mariah Carey to headline Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival 2015
Mariah Carey has been confirmed as the headline star for the 19th annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival set for January 29-31, 2015 at the Trelawny Stadium, Falmouth, Jamaica.
Jury fails to reach verdict in triple murder trial
The 12-member jury deliberated for three hours and 25 minutes before informing the court that it could not reach a decision.
Buy local for November's eat Jamaican month
The ministry says among the activities to be held to celebrate Eat Jamaican Month are: islandwide supermarket promotions, an Eat Jamaican Expo and a Jamaica Agricultural Society-sponsored contest
Health ministry to reach out to airlines on Ebola preparedness plans
Ferguson says the ministry hopes to get airlines to use their in-flight television channel to disseminate information on Ebola and what passengers can expect on arrival at the airports.
Hughes disappointed with PJ Patterson libel award... ponders next move
he suit stemmed from the radio stationís coverage of the arrival of a plane carrying Patterson and executives at telecommunications company Digicel at the Norman Manley International Airport ...
Forum Beach occupants say they are now out in the cold
However, the communications manager at the UDC, Tyrell Morgan, says the corporation has alternative facilities for the vendors and that they were involved in the planning process.
INDECOM says DPP fumbled in 'Kentucky Kid' case
INDECOM has submitted a special report to Parliament outlining concerns about how the case was handled. It is of the view that eyewitness evidence is not superior to other evidence...
'I wasn't allowed to see my child', says Chino after Yendi's court action
"Everyone definitely knows I am an extremely private person so I had hoped that in the interest of the child the matter would have been handled with sensitivity," he said.
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