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The head of the local returning residents’ association is raising the alarm over what he says is the slow progress in solving a number of murder cases involving Jamaicans who have returned to the country after settling abroad. In a letter to...
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last week postponed the first post-Cabinet media briefing it had scheduled in four months. The announcement and then postponement came after Naomi Francis, press secretary in the OPM, told The Gleaner in late...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday questioned the apparent ignorance of the lone cop implicated in the Uchence Wilson Gang as the trial continued at the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. In response to questions posed by Sykes, accused...
“Mommy, if you nuh come fi Sher, she a go dead in 10 minutes.” Those chilling words in a phone call jolted a Clarendon family into panic mode as a domestic dispute turned ugly in Osborne Store in the parish in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Their...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) last week failed to deliver on its promise to hand over millions in outstanding payments for the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) to Campion College. The matter came to public attention last Thursday, when a...
- Pompeo In Saudi Arabia, And Iran Threatens More US Drone Attacks U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo held talks Monday, with the Saudi king and crown prince, after days of mounting tensions, following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back, from the brink of retaliatory... Read More
- Montego Bay Wants Supreme Court Branch Damia Dawes-Monthrope, a director of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is recommending that the existing $1-million cap on claims, brought to the parish court be increased to $5 million to alleviate the problems liti-gants face when... Read More
- Labour Ministry Continues To Warn Against Suspicious Web-Links The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is again warning Jamaicans about suspicious links to websites which are being circulated by dishonest persons. The Ministry says a number of unscrupulous web-links, bearing false information, continue... Read More
- PNP Women's Movement Calls For Urgent Action To Protect Children The People's National Party Women's Movement (PNP-WM) is calling for a concentrated effort by the government, to protect children amidst continuous reports of crimes being committed against them. Citing media reports that nearly 100 children... Read More
- Women Will Bring The Speed A month from now, a speedy group of Jamaican ladies will sprint for the honour of running at the World Championships this September in Doha, Qatar. Among them will be Gayon Evans, the Commonwealth Games 100 metre bronze medal winner. The 29-... Read More
- TSA Allows Passengers To Travel With Drug Derived From Marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. All forms of... Read More