Guns, ammo seized, one arrested
In the first incident, the Port Maria Police report that a 9mm pistol and 9 rounds of ammunition were recovered after a man opened fire on a police team in the Bonnyís Gate area before escaping.
Senator calls for changes to Noise Abatement Act
Government Senator Sophia Frazer-Binns, argues that this proposed change would make the act more realistic and in touch with todayís reality.
Govít to introduce ambassador programme for entertainers
Crawford says the artistes will be asked to encourage their fans and their supporters to visit Jamaica and to use social media to inform persons of the attractions and accommodations.
Lawyer for suspected death squad cop questions arrest procedure
Carolyn Reid-Cameron pointed out that no inquest was held to hear the allegations against her client and raised questions about whether his constitutional rights were breached.
Security guard robbed, suspect killed
Two bystanders and a market vendor were injured in the shooting incident which sent scores of persons running from the market.
Suspected death squad cop gets bail
Hutchinson is charged with the May 5, 2011 murder of Sylvester Gallimore and the assault occasioning bodily harm of another civilian.
Green Pond Primary to get 24-hour security
On Thursday, frustrated and angry residents padlocked the gate to the school to call attention to the lack of security at the institution.
26-y-o man killed in Frankfield
Andersonís death brings to four the number of people murdered in the community in recent months and continues an increasing trend of shooting and other forms of violence in the once peaceful community
May Pen mayor personal email hacked
Mayor Barnswell's says it came to his attention earlier this week that some of his contacts received emails asking to borrow large sums of money amounting to Ä13,000.
Former custom broker clerk Hugh Richards freed
Forty-six-year-old custom broker clerk Hugh Richards has been freed by the Court of Appeal of his four-year prison sentence for his alleged involvement in a massive gun and ammunition find at ...
Cable and Wireless, Columbus respond to Caribbean telecom authority concerns
Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus Communications has responded to concerns raised by the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ECTEL) on their proposed merger.
Outstanding forensic reports stall Mario Deane case
Outstanding forensic reports have further stalled the case of the two inmates charged in connection with the death of 31-year-old construction worker Mario Deane.
Prime Minister to make NHT board announcement
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is to make an announcement on the composition of the National Housing Trustís Board following a meeting of the Cabinet on Monday
Gov't hoping to reap rewards from visa waiver for Chinese nationals
Tourism Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeil says the recent removal of the visa requirement for Chinese tourists to vacation the island is expected to play a major role in attracting nationals from ...
Corporal freed of buggery and firearm charges
Police corporal Kevin Marsh has been freed of charges of buggery and illegal possession of firearm. Marsh was accused of sexually molesting a cadet at his home in October 2010.
Human trafficking curriculum to be introduced in high schools
Speaking at the launch Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding said the initiative is to help build awareness among high school students about human trafficking.
Acting Chief Medical Officer comdemns Mandeville nurse attack
Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Health Ministry, Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse says as a society Jamaicans should not tolerate any abuse or violent attack on any category of staff including health ...
Full flexi-rape apology submitted by Nicholson today
SEE FULL APOLOGY: Leader of Government Business in the Senate A.J. Nicholson has apologised again for his flexi-rape comment made in the Upper House on October 31.
AJ Nicholson begs forgiveness again for his flexi rape 'joke'
Senator A.J. Nicholson this morning appealed to the Upper House to forgive him for his unfortunate 'flexi rape' comment last month.
Tourist arrivals up - McNeill
Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill is reporting that Jamaica remains on target to welcome more than two million stopover visitors this year.
St Catherine man freed after ID evidence in case
After a year behind bars, St Catherine resident, 20-year-old, Leonardo Pierce, has been freed of charges of robbery with aggravation, wounding with intent and illegal possession of firearm.
Mandeville hospital nurses await word on security plans
Nurses at the Mandeville Regional Hospital say they are waiting to see whether the authorities will deliver on their promise to boost security at the facility following the latest attack on a ...
JATOO questions proposed Road Traffic Act
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) has charged that sections of the proposed Road Traffic Act will breach the constitutional right of motorists.
Gov't to turn up the heat on light thieves
The Junior Energy Minister Julian Robinson says the Government intends to increase the fines and penalties for electricity theft by March next year when the fiscal year ends.
CASE cancels 2014 graduation... half the cohort not qualified
The Portland-based institution said the board made the decision following an audit which revealed that the college was presenting 340 candidates for graduation but only 175 were qualified.
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