VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge tells jurors artiste did not deny voice notes
Attorney-at-law Tom Tavares Finson eminded the judge that the defence had been saying that the voice notes were manipulated and spliced. Justice Campbell was making his summation to the jury.
Disturbance at Freeport police lock-up
Earlier, police authorities were trying to calm the boisterous prisoners who banged cell doors and made loud noises.
'No threat of industrial action', says union representing tanker drivers
The National Workers’ Union says the Petroleum Haulage Contractors Association is to provide a list of all its contractors who have implemented agreed haulage rates.
JUTC, sub-franchise operators fees issues unresolved
A transport group says a meeting with the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, on matters in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region has not resolved cost issues for 30 licences for sub-franchise routes.
Government to appeal Supreme Court ruling to evict Trelawny squatters
The Government says it will be appealing a Supreme Court decision that will result in the eviction of almost 100 families illegally occupying a nine acre property at Orange Grove in Trelawny.
Elderly woman killed in crash
A 61-year-old woman is now dead following a motor vehicle crash along the Mandela Highway last night.
Bail extended for allegedly corrupt cops
The seven policemen, who allegedly corruptly accepted money to not prosecute a man who was found with ganja last year, had their bails extended this morning.
VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge tells jurors not to find Kartel guilty because of lyrics
High Court judge Justice Lennox Campbell gave the instruction to the 11-member panel of jurors as he started his summation of the case in the Home Circuit Court this morning.
VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Proceedings to resume with judge's address to jury
Justice Lennox Campbell is expected to begin his address to the jury at 10 o'clock in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston.
Retired judge and UWI professor newest Electoral Commission members
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has announced the appointment of retired Court of Appeal judge Justice Karl Harrison and Professor Alvin Wint as selected members of the Electoral Commission ...
AUDIO: Bunting 'surprised' at quality of leadership in public service
National Security Minister Peter Bunting says he is pleasantly surprised at the quality of leadership in Jamaica’s public service, especially at the management and supervisory level.
Curfews on in Gaza, Portmore and communities in Waterford, Portsmouth
The curfews began at 6 o’clock yesterday evening and will remain in effect until 6 o’clock tomorrow evening.
NWA undertakes multimillion-dollar road programmes in Hanover
Community Relations Officer for the NWA’s Western Region, Janel Ricketts, says work has already began on sections of the Shettlewood to Chester Castle corridor in Eastern Hanover.
Two arrested after peace talks with suspected gangsters
The Police High Command says two persons were arrested and charged with murder following a meeting last month when the head of the Kingston Central Police Superintendent Victor Hamilton facilitated pe
Man caught with six parcels of ganja for court March 13
The police say the man, 27-year-old Yoshiki Matsuda, was carrying a purple bag containing six parcels of ganja wrapped in transparent bags around his neck.
Two St Elizabeth policemen placed on interdiction after prisoners escape
Head of the Inspectorate of the Constabulary, Assistant Commissioner Delworth Heath, revealed that the two policemen were interdicted because their negligence allowed the men to escape.
Four high-powered rifles, dozens of ammo seized in Rockfort
Police Commissioner Owen Ellington is commending the East Kingston Police and the Mobile Reserve following the seizure of four high-powered rifles and close to 100 assorted rounds of ammunition ...
PM Simpson Miller heads to Venezuela for Chávez memorial
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller left the island this morning on a one day visit to Venezuela, to participate in ceremonies to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Hugo Chávez.
Braco Main Road, Trelawny accident victim identified
Dead is Jermaine Williams of Norris in St Thomas. Williams is believed to be in his late 20s.
Former JTA president is new Southern Regional Health Authority chairman
The authority manages five hospitals and 74 health centres in the parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and St Elizabeth.
Labour campaign launched to raise awareness for household workers rights
The Labour Ministry has launched a media campaign aimed at engendering widespread support for the rights of household workers in Jamaica.
Dalvey Post Office in St Thomas yet to reopen
The councillor for the Dalvey division in St Thomas is questioning the delay in reopening the recently refurbished Dalvey Post Office in the parish.
One dead, four injured in Trelawny traffic crash
It is reported that the truck was heading towards Falmouth and the car travelling in the opposite direction when they collided.
Judge dismisses Tony Rebel, company application to throw out lawsuit
Justice Kirk Anderson has turned down an application by reggae artiste Tony Rebel and his company to strike out the multimillion-dollar lawsuit brought against them by musician Jah Wayne.
Gas prices down six cents Thursday
A litre of E10-87 gasolene will be sold for $121.03, while E10-90 will be sold for $122.68.
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