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Cricket legend Deryck Lance Murray has been appointed to the post of high commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, according to a Trinidad Express report. Businessman Edward Ayin has also been appointed high commissioner for...
The Press Association of Jamaica has joined the call for the repeal of Section 33 of the Criminal Justice (Administration) Act, which makes it a criminal offence to take photographs or sketches of accused persons. The section in questions states: “...
Yet another Corporate Area-based school has found itself embroiled in controversy, this time for allegedly collecting fingerprints from students. Merl Grove High School is reported to have begun collecting the biometric data from students during...
Despite being caught up in a Brexit conundrum, Britain will remain steadfast in its diplomatic and financial arrangements with countries of the English-speaking Commonwealth. That is the word from British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad, who was...
Despite giving Crime Stop Jamaica (CSJ) hundreds of tips per year, many Jamaicans are still unwilling to step forward to ensure that those tips materialise into convictions. Since the start of the year, CSJ has received 723 tips, with a success...
- Time Running Out For NWC Concerning Water Meter Testing Facilities Time is running out for the National Water Commission (NWC), to get accreditation for its water meter testing facilities.The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), has asked the NWC to fast track the process to obtain accreditation as stipulated in... Read More
- Millions Spent On Public Education Campaign For Plastic Bag Ban The government has revealed that $30 million has been spent to date, on a public education campaign raising awareness about the ban on plastic bags - a ban that has been in place since January 1.In a speech delivered yesterday by Senator Matthew... Read More
- Two Returnees In National Under-15 Cricket Squad Jamaica's Under 15 cricketers are set to depart the island of Thursday to take part in the regional youth tournament in Antigua and Barbuda from April 11-21. The largely new-look team was presented with their playing gear on Wednesday at Sabina Park... Read More
- Wikileaks Co-Founder Arrested In London Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.Assange took refuge in the embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped.At Westminster Magistrates'... Read More
- New Migrant Caravan Sets Out Hundreds of Honduran migrants, many carrying young children, set out in a caravan for that country’s border with Guatemala yesterday, hoping to reach the United States.Some of those who gathered at the San Pedro Sula bus station said they can’t... Read More
- Man Charged With Murder Of Fashion Designer The man charged with the murder of fashion designer, Dexter Pottinger, yesterday pleaded guilty to several charges when he appeared in court.Charged with manslaughter, larceny and simple larceny is Romario Brown who will be sentenced on May 24... Read More