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2 men sentenced for identity information in Westmoreland

Two men from Westmoreland were sentenced in the parish court yesterday (May 22) for being in possession of identity information. Damane Williams and Shane Burton were charged under the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) Act 2013,...

Opposition cautions gov’t about downside of mega projects

While the government pushes for a number of mega projects, Opposition spokesman Anthony Hylton yesterday cautioned the administration about the many pitfalls that may arise if adequate planning is not in place especially regarding...

Big bills for blunders | Chuck chides negligent public workers

While noting that Government has paid up all of its judgment debts, Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck said public sector workers must do better because a large portion of the payout resulted from unprofessional...
PHOTOS: Super dads!

PHOTOS: Super dads!

The Cambridge Primary School in St James hosted its fifth annual '100 Fathers Role Out' on May 17 in an effort to targets fathers. The Bureau of Gender Affairs, which attended the event, congratulated the...

More than 2,000 access justice ministry’s victim services

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck yesterday indicated that more than 2,000 people affected by crime and violence received emergency assistance, trauma and grief therapy through his ministry last fiscal year. Giving a breakdown of the...

Lawyer wants explanation for ‘unprofessional’ photo of artiste

One of the lawyers representing Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee said he will write to Commissioner of Police Major General Anthony Anderson to get an explanation for the capturing and distribution of a photograph that...

3 members of Coke family among men wanted for murder

The Kingston Eastern Police have listed five men as wanted in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Patrick Davis, otherwise called 'P Boy', whose body was found at Rockfort in Kingston 2 on Monday,...

Spanish Town fire leaves about 29 homeless

Member of Parliament for St Catherine Central Olivia 'Babsy' Grange said she is moving quickly to secure assistance for about 29 persons who have been left homeless as a result of a fire, which...

Gov’t reports significant decline in poverty

Jamaica Information Service - Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. Nigel Clarke, is reporting a significant decline in the rate of poverty in Jamaica. In a statement to Parliament on Tuesday (May 22),...
2 cops arrested for sexual assault in St Ann

2 cops arrested for sexual assault in St Ann

Two policemen from the St Ann Division were taken into custody this morning (May 22) following allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman in the parish last night. The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said reports...

Rural News

Maroon voices not silenced in Portland

Lomorra Dillon, a resident of Moore Town in Portland who attends Happy Grove High School, is 14 years old. But her vocal quality and broad knowledge of Maroon music were enough to land her the...

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Dr Campbell wins on transparency, but…

When people in political circles talk about REVELATION these days, they hardly talk about Audley Shaw, the once great revealer. People, instead, are talking about Dr Dayton Campbell, the opposition spokesman on health and member...

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Photo: Cane truck overturns between Lluidas Vale and Ewarton

Photo: Cane truck overturns

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