UWI professor: IMF rush costing proper oversight of legislation
Telecoms expert, Professor Hopeton Dunn, is of the view that the assessments of legislation could be compromised because of the pace at which the Government has to approve laws under the programme ...
Tivoli Enquiry: Nelson regrets West Kingston deaths during 2010 operation
An interim report from the Office of the Public Defender concluded that 76 civilians and one member of the Jamaica Defence Force were killed in the operation.
Thwaites tours Lannaman's preparatory school
Education minister, Ronald Thwaites says the Government will be assisting the Lannaman's preparatory school with books and other resources to recover from a fire that destroyed a section of ...
Murders up in St Thomas - police
According to the Acting Commander of the St Thomas police, Deputy Superintendent Charmaine Shand, says there has been a marked increase in murder for this year, in comparison to the similar period ...
DPP renews call for prosecutors to be given power to appeal verdicts
The call follows last week's decision in which a Westmoreland jury freed an alleged bigamist despite what appeared to have been compelling evidence.
Daryl Vaz walks free, case dismissed
Daryl Vaz's trial got underway in the Corporate Area Criminal Court this morning but the Crown was dealt a blow after the main witness said he could not recall the details of the 2012 incident.
Clarendon councillors among property tax delinquents
The administration of the Clarendon Parish Council is reporting that prominent residents of the parish, including councillors, have not been paying their property taxes.
TVJ criticised for muting Grammy gay tribute
Television Jamaica (TVJ) has been criticised by Gleaner online columnist Michael Abrahams for censoring a gay manís tribute after winning several awards at the Grammys two Sundays ago.
New US guidelines on drone use could influence Jamaica
As Jamaica gets ready to use drone technology in its crime fighting, the United States has announced new guidelines governing the use of the technology that could influence Jamaica's approach.
Meeting at Holmwood Tech over student killing
The Manchester Police are to meet today with the administrators of Holmwood Technical High School and the parents of a student who was killed over the weekend.