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Montague proposes: No taxi licence for thieves, rapists, gunmen

Montague proposes: No taxi licence for thieves, rapists, gunmen

Minister of Transport Robert Montague has announced a number of proposals to improve safety and accountability in the public transportation system, adding that stakeholders will be consulted before a final position is taken on...
PNP accuses gov't of not doing enough for workers at WINDALCO

PNP claims gov’t not doing enough for workers at WINDALCO

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) has accused Government of being too silent about issues threatening more than one thousand jobs at West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) in Ewarton, St Catherine. He expressed concern weeks...

Gunmen rob, murder woman in Linstead

Police said gunmen invaded a woman's home, robbed her, and then shot her dead last evening (May 28) in the Time and Patience area of Linstead, St Catherine. The deceased is 30-year-old Kidonne Miller. The Jamaica...

Tommy Lee released without charge

Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee has been released from police custody after St James parish judge Sandria Wong-Small this morning ordered that he be freed immediately. The judge made the ruling when attorney-at-law Tom Tavares Finson...

Don’t kill my lover | Girlfriend against death penalty for murder convict

The spouse of the Linstead man who was convicted last week for murdering four people has come out in defence of her lover, Simeon Miller, who will be sentenced on July 6. She contacted our...

2 men to face court this month for murder of returning resident

The St Mary police said they have charged two men for the murder of returning resident Delroy Walker at Rio Nuevo Resort in the parish. The accused are 25-year-old Dwayne Barton otherwise called 'Gaza' and...
Chinese fined $5M for selling fake brand shoes

Chinese fined $5M for selling fake brand shoes

Shifu Huang, a Chinese national who was charged for the unlicensed use of trademark, was convicted and sentenced when he appeared in the St James Parish Court yesterday, May 28. He was fined $5 million...

2 members of Coke family charged with murder

The Kingston Eastern Criminal Investigations Branch has charged two men from Tivoli Gardens for the murder of 31-year-old Patrick 'Pee Boy' Davis, whose body was found at Rockfort in Kingston 2 on Monday, March...

Linstead family wants death penalty for murder convict

One of four families that lost loved-ones during a gun attack roughly four years ago in the Linstead area of St Catherine wants the man convicted of the murders to be put to death. Simeon...
Kingston residents murdered while viewing body before funeral in St Mary

Kingston residents killed while viewing body before funeral in St Mary

Gunmen murdered two people and wounded two others when they shot up a group that was viewing a body in Kingston ahead of a funeral in St Mary yesterday, May 27. The Corporate Communications Unit...

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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