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A former inmate, who claims to have suffered inhumane and degrading treatment while he waited for four years behind bars for his appeal to be heard, wants drastic steps to be taken to remedy some of the deplorable conditions in local prisons. The...
Gleaner printery assistant Clive Evans spent much of Saturday rehearsing and readying his attire for the National Honours and Awards Ceremony to be held at King’s House in St Andrew tomorrow. Evans will be saluted for his service to the sport of...
As concerns mounted throughout yesterday over American rapper Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir’s improper use of Jamaica’s national symbols and emblems on apparel being sold on its website, Culture Minister Olivia Grange last night said she had...
There are some 116 libraries across Jamaica and the Public Library Network receives less than a 10th of the budget needed to sustain them. As a result, many of the commonly regarded ‘poor man’s universities’ have been falling into disrepair while...
Jennifer Housen, who had backed Peter Bunting in a losing effort to wrest the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP) from Dr Peter Phillips, is claiming that forces bent on sabotaging her were enabled by the party hierarchy ahead of her...
- Tifa: latest victim of false advertising Dancehall diva Tifa is once again the victim of false advertising. An event called Secrets which is being advertised for August 5, has the artiste billed to perform along with I Octane and Miss Kitty as emcee. However, Tifa says she has no... Read More
- Director general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority has rejected resignation call The outgoing director general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority has rejected a suggestion by a letter written that he should resign because of the protracted period it has taken to complete the final report into the December 2009 American... Read More
- Opposition concerned about voters' list The opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has voiced concern about the names of persons now on the voters list. Audley Shaw, the party’s Deputy leader believes the list needs to be updated. He was addressing a meeting of Area Council 3 on Sunday.... Read More
- Skeletal remains found in shallow grave The skeletal remains of a man were found in a shallow grave located in Savage Pen, Gordon Town, St. Andrew yesterday. The remains are believed to be that of 29-year-old farmer Markey McLarty o/c ‘Bulldog’ from a Gordon Town address. McLarty was... Read More
- Kamla email scandal deepens Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her Attorney General have filed pre-action protocol letters against Opposition leader Dr Keith Rowley as the fall out continues over an email scandal. The letters are seeking to bar... Read More
- London man arrested for murder A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a suitcase in a sports ground in north-west London. The unidentified body was found after police searched a wooded area in Thornfield Avenue, Mill Hill, on... Read More