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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...
- Bail For Cop Charged In Connection With Multi-Million-dollar robbery One of the policemen charged in connection with a multi-million-dollar robbery in Hellshire, St. Catherine, in February, was offered bail yesterday.Constable Raheem Parchment was offered bail amounting to $500,000 when he appeared before the Gun... Read More
- "No Rational Basis" For Abortions To Be Legalised There is push back against suggestions for abortions up to 12 weeks after conception to be legalized, with one anti-abortion campaigner saying the proposal has no rational basis.Recently a group of local church leaders came out in support of... Read More
- Goalkeeper Coach Busby Says Girlz In Safe Hands Goalkeeper coach Hubert Busby, has boldly declared that Jamaica's France-bound Reggae Girlz are in safe hands.Barring a tragic episode, Sydney Schneider and Nicole McClure look set to make the trip to France, to carry the keys to Jamaica's goal.It's... Read More
- Sudan Military Coup Topples Bashir After nearly 30 years in power, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister says.Speaking on state TV, Awad Ibn Ouf said the army had decided to oversee a two-year transitional period followed by elections.He... Read More
- Venezuela President Allows Red Cross Entry To Jails And Military Prisons The International Committee of the Red Cross has regained access, to prisons in Venezuela, including highly guarded military facilities, where dozens of inmates considered political prisoners are being held, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to... Read More
- Suspect Detained In Relation To Fatal Shooting In New Kingston The police have detained a suspect in connection with Saturday's deadly attack in a car park in New Kingston.Two men were shot, one fatally, when gunmen opened gunfire on a vehicle.The suspect, a resident of Spanish Town, St. Catherine, was later... Read More