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BLACK HILL, Portland: A Titchfield High schoolboy was killed and 23 children hospitalised when a 15-seater bus with almost double its capacity plunged over a precipice along the Black Hill main road in Portland yesterday afternoon. A female...
Five weeks after a controversial $9-million donation from Petrojam hit the bank account of the Sydenham Citizens’ Association, nearly all the cash was removed in nine withdrawals of $900,000 each, a Gleaner investigation has revealed. The donation...
Following a ruling by the director of public prosecutions that they be charged last Friday, corporals Kirk Fraser and Ramone Scott were yesterday remanded when they made their first appearance in the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. The...
Reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson was yesterday heard in an audio recording pleading with police personnel for his then girlfriend, accused Shantol Gordon, to not face criminal charges, claiming that she had no knowledge of alleged criminal...
Police and road-safety experts are hoping that the new Road Traffic Act will drive fear into deviant motorists, whipping them into line by making traffic tickets a greater deterrent to dangerous driving practices. With the police issuing more than...
- Mother And Son Charged With Illegal Possession Of Firearm A man and his mother, who were detained in Clarendon on Sunday, following the seizure of two illegal firearms, ammunition as well as compressed ganja have been charged.Demar Palmer, 28 and Brendalee Roach,50, have been charged with... Read More
- Police Probe Massive Ammunition Find In St. James Warehouse A probe is in progress into a massive ammunition find at a warehouse in St. James.According to the police, 1,014 assorted rounds of ammunition were seized about noon yesterday at a warehouse in Montego Bay.It's reported that the police received... Read More
- SSP Bent Sent On Leave As Spanish Town Shooting Probe Deepens Head of the Police Mobile Reserve Senior Superintendent Terrence Bent has been sent on leave as the fallout from last Sunday's shooting incident in Spanish Town, St Catherine begins. Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang made the... Read More
- Preparations In High Gear For JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships In May The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), in association with Sagicor Foundation, launched the 36th annual JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships at the JTA's Head Office in Kingston yesterday. The track and field meet, which has... Read More
- Uk Defence Minister Fired Over Huawei Leak Gavin Williamson has been sacked as defence secretary following an inquiry into a leak from a top-level National Security Council meeting.Downing Street said the PM had "lost confidence in his ability to serve" and Penny Mordaunt will take on the... Read More
- St Lucia PM Confirms Minister’s Resignation After Initial Denial Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has accepted the resignation of the minister with responsibility for the public service, Dr Ubaldus Raymond, with immediate effect. The prime minister’s statement, April 29, came after nearly three weeks... Read More