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Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation has donated $100,000 to the annual Christmas treat put on for inmates at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston.The treat has been a welcome fixture on the inmate's calendar for the last...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Hundreds of motorists could be hit with contaminated fuel over the next few weeks as some service stations across the island flout proper storage practices and ignore recommendations made following last year's 'bad gas' saga that left more than $25...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Major General Antony Anderson, former head of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), has endorsed the work of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), but has argued that the oversight body needs to work on bettering its relationship with...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The stench of sewage was almost choking as it rose from open craters on a section of Hagley Park Road near the White Wing community in South West St Andrew.This is just metres from the Portia Simpson Miller Square, and almost dead centre in the...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The new head of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is a mama's boy and it's a label he wears with pride.Major General Rocky Meade was last Thursday sworn in as the new Chief of Defence Staff and he made it clear that his mother, Delores Tomlinson, is...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Almost one year after the local petroleum industry went into a tailspin as hundreds of motorists reported damage to their vehicles due to contaminated fuel purchased at service stations across the island, some motorists are continuing to be hurt by...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

After more than a decade of seeking permission to turn a problematic empty lot into a well-needed playing field for students, last week administrators at the St Aloysius Primary School in Kingston had their hopes crushed when the Ministry of...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Authorities within the security forces are doing everything in their power to stem the deadly practice of criminals wearing police- and military-type gear, posing as officers of the law as they carry out their wanton killings and other criminal...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Lottery scammers and other organised criminals looking to launder money through street dances and other public entertainment events can expect more roadblocks this Christmas season, as the police promise stricter scrutiny in the granting of party...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

More and more foreign citizens, some unknowingly, are being lured into the transnational drug networks in Jamaica, and the Narcotics Division intends to put a serious dent into this worrying trend.Head of the Narcotics Division, Senior...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Esmie Sinclair rummaged through her dead nephew's knapsack, yanking out items of clothing, empty juice bottles, and his muddy sneakers as reference that 27-year-old Albert Roberts was a hard worker.Official police reports are that Roberts was shot...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Relatives and friends of Robert Davis, otherwise called 'Rodigan', whose death has sparked panic among the Police High Command due to his alleged ties with the notorious 'Rat Bat' gang in Kingston, are fearful that they will not be permitted to keep...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:12 AMCorey Robinson

Students and staff at the Denbigh High School in Clarendon say they are living in fear, as hoodlums continue to prey on them, stealing cellular phones and other valuables as they make their way to and from school...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Head of the Deportee Assistance Unit (DAU), Dr Jephthah Ford, last week distanced himself from allegations of fraud brought against him and his executive director by a woman, who claimed she was fleeced some $80,000 for assistance to return to the...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Countless Jamaican police officers are breaking the law, moonlighting at the expense of their legitimate jobs to serve and protect, in an attempt to augment what they describe as "meagre" salaries. Alarmingly, many are even using their police-issued...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

He now calls Jamaica home, but Lieut Leandre Roliams' heart remains in Haiti, the land of his birth.Last week, Roliams was leading the Salvation Army's efforts at shelters in Portland as Hurricane Matthew took aim at Jamaica.While Jamaica was spared...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Authorities at the Swallowfield Island Traffic Authority (ITA) depot have fingered low salaries and decrepit working conditions as their main concerns ahead of an upcoming visit by Transport Minister Mike Henry.Henry was slated to visit the ITA...

Published:Monday | October 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Jodiann Campbell, a 31-year-old resident of London, England, was a picture of worry yesterday as she stood outside the Manchioneal All-Age School in Portland, one of several shelters set up in the eastern parish.Campbell and her four-year-old son,...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Hoteliers in Montego Bay, St James, have rejected claims that murderous lottery scammers are hiding out in luxury hotels on the north coast to elude the police dragnets set up to catch them in nearby communities."I have never seen them at my hotel,...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Police have launched an investigation into the murder of a man at a premises reportedly owned by prominent attorney-at-law Patrick Bailey yesterday.The body of the dead man, identified only as 'Gully', and who was reportedly a caretaker of the...

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2016 | 12:51 AMCorey Robinson

Some religious leaders in Montego Bay, St James, desperate to transform the lives of persons bent on wreaking mayhem in the parish, say their efforts are being stymied by division among churches. “I speak as an Anglican. We have a mission in...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of the rustic community of King Gate in Anchovy, St James, where six persons were shot, two fatally, on Sunday during a football game, remained shell-shocked yesterday, fearing that the rash of murders that has affected sections of Montego...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The police have vowed to take back the streets of downtown Kingston following an upsurge in lawlessness in the market district in recent weeks.Assistant Commissioner Assan Thompson - who heads the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Area Four, which...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

For some residents of Montego Bay St James it is the smell of blood which will be their lasting memory of last week, for others it will be the sound of gunfire and the acrid smell of gun smoke, still others will never forget the haunting cries of...

Published:Tuesday | September 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Police are fearful that the recent escape of nine accused men from the Denham Town lock-up could add more fuel to the fire of war already blazing in sections of the Kingston West Divison."That division has seen severe crime challenges and the police...

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