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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...
- Haitians March Against Rape After Students Sexually Assaulted More than 1,000 Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince on Sunday to denounce sexual violence in the country after two students were gang-raped this week. Marchers dressed in white walked to the city centre from the... Read More
- Armed Robbers Shoot, Injure 2 Cops During Robbery Spree In May Pen Two policemen were shot and injured during a confrontation with armed robbers along Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon yesterday morning. The sergeant and constable, who are attached to the May Pen Police Station, are now receiving treatment at... Read More
- Finance Minister Urges St Ann Investors To Build Homes To Meet Growing Demand Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke is urging investors to consider building affordable homes for the increasing number of Jamaicans who are seeking now in the market to purchase homes. Addressing the 64th annual awards banquet of the St Ann... Read More
- Hanover Constable Under Probe After Losing Service Firearm In Taxi A police constable attached to the Sandy Bay Police Station, in Hanover, is reportedly under probe after losing his service firearm in a taxi yesterday. The policeman reportedly lost the service weapon while travelling in the taxi from Hopewell... Read More
- Shadae Lawrence Smashes National Discus Record Shadae Lawrence smashed her own three-week-old national record onSaturday when she threw a massive 65.05m to win the women's discus throwevent at Mountain West Conference outdoors track and field championships at Veterans Memorial... Read More
- Mexico City Declares Pollution Alert Officials in Mexico City have declared an environmental emergency after air pollution in the Mexican capital reached levels potentially dangerous to human health. They urged those at particular risk to stay indoors and restricted the number of... Read More