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The Constant Spring police are probing the circumstances surrounding the seizure of a 12-gauge shotgun that was reportedly found in a garbage pile in the Grants Pen community on Wednesday night. Information reaching The Gleaner is that the firearm...
Pauline Smith was a shadow of herself yesterday, crippled with grief at the loss of her daughter, 42-year-old bartender Patricia King, who has left behind two sons. “Why me, Lord? No, sah, not me. They took her from me. This is not right,” she said...
Power surges attributed to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) have repeatedly plunged the island’s major public hospital into darkness, crippling equipment, endangering surgeries, and shutting down elevators, officials have revealed....
Following the revelation that high-profile government minister Daryl Vaz had his United States visa revoked, triggering speculation, there is confirmation that his wife, Ann-Marie, has lost hers, too. Mr Vaz confirmed yesterday that Mrs Vaz’s...
The imposition of life sentences on the four men convicted of the 2011 murders of a St Catherine mother and her daughter has given closure to at least one family member who believes “justice has been served in this one”. Adrian Campbell, 37, and...
- Edward Snowden father to visit him Lon Snowden, the father of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, has obtained a Russian visa and is expected to visit his son soon. Snowden told America's news media that he wanted his son to return home provided the justice system is applied... Read More
- Reese speaks There is more indication that the local tobacco industry is seeing a fall-out arising from the ban on smoking in public places. Jamaica Customs is now reporting a decline in cigarette sales. Commissioner of Customs, Major Richard Reese, has linked... Read More
- Culture Ministry lashes out at Queen Ifrica The Culture Ministry has released a statement expressing regret that the Grand Gala stage was used by reggae artiste Queen Ifrica as a platform to express anti-gay comments. According to the Ministry, it is now reviewing the system of contractual... Read More
- Rachel Miller on the international scene National Female Junior Chess Champion Rachel Miller continues to impress on the international scene. She created history at the recent Pan-American Youth Championship in Brazil. She became the first English speaking junior to finish in the top 10... Read More
- US surveillance programmes President Barack Obama has urged a series of reforms to US surveillance programmes in order to guarantee greater openness and oversight. At a White House news conference, Mr Obama proposed amending provisions in the Patriot Act that govern the... Read More
- Missing Westmoreland man body found The police have identified the body of a man found in Bloody Bay, Negril, Westmoreland yesterday morning. He is Patel Grant o/c “Larry” an employee of the RIU Hotel. Grant who is from a Green Island, Hanover address was reported missing at 6 pm on... Read More