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Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

A six-member jury at the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston last week was made to listen to August 6, August 10, and September 29, 2013, interviews the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) conducted with Police Constable Collis '...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday raised concerns about the integration of technology in the nation's courts as he believes that this may pose a threat to witnesses."We have a serious problem in Jamaica with witnesses being threatened, in...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Despite vigorous efforts by attorney Vincent Wellesley to re-examine the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Assistant Com-missioner Hamish Campbell, presiding judge Justice Vivene Harris was determined to not allow it.As the trial for...

Published:Wednesday | October 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Murder-accused Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown was heard trying to justify some of the killings he is alleged to have committed as the recording of the August 6, 2013, interview, conducted by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM)...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The prosecution's final witness, who is expected testify later this week, has entered into a guilty plea with the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for offences stemming from his involvement with the 'special' police squad, according to Queen's...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

As the trial for murder accused Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown continued into day eight last Monday, defence attorney Norman Godfrey insisted that a letter that his client is alleged to have given assistant commissioner of the Independent...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

With at least 2,000 cryptocurrencies now in existence, Regional Advisory Leader for Pricewaterhouse Coopers Alok Jain has said that investing in them is highly speculative and so is warning individuals against the practice.Cryptocurrency is a...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Following yesterday's revelation that the prosecution's final two witnesses are not available this week, the trial for murder-accused police Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown has been adjourned until Monday.Brown is being tried for the January 10,...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Defence attorneys in the trial of murder accused police Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown yesterday insisted that the letter assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), Hamish Campbell, is claiming to have...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The trial of Collis 'Chucky' Brown will resume today when the investigator, who is said to have used a covert recording device to capture the first interview between Brown and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), is expected to...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The trial for murder-accused Collis 'Chucky' Brown will resume next Tuesday, ending days of intense interrogation of Assistant Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Hamish Campbell.Yesterday, Campbell denied...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Hamish Campbell is expected to face a second day of cross-examination following yesterday's revelation that a high-ranking Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officer...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Assistant Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), Hamish Campbell, said yesterday that the accused police Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown implicated himself in the two interviews the commission conducted with him....

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Mauricio Pulido, chief executive officer of GB Energy Texaco Jamaica, said that with the launch of his company's liquid petroleum gas (LPG), called Autogas, motorists who convert their vehicles will benefit from a significant reduction in the price...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The Crown's second witness in the trial for Collis 'Chucky' Brown is expected to take the stand today at the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston, following two days of intense questioning of the Crown's first witness.Yesterday, Brown's attorney,...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

The prosecution's first witness in the trial for police Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown testified yesterday that he saw when Brown, who he said was wearing a mask, shot the deceased Robert 'Gutty' Dawkins on the Palmer's Cross main road in Clarendon...

Published:Monday | October 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

With at least 192 suspected cases of dengue reported since the start of the year, principal medical officer and national epidemiologist Dr Karen Webster-Kerr at the Ministry of Health said based on most recent statistics, there is no outbreak of the...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Wisynco Group William Mahfood has announced that effective November 1, his company will no longer sell beverages that have more than six grams of added sugar per 100ml to preparatory, primary, and secondary schools."Obesity is a...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Political representatives for the St Andrew Eastern constituency are adamant that they gain no political leverage by having criminals on the loose in the community of August Town, and therefore, have no vested interest in it.Speaking at a Gleaner...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Wisynco Group William Mahfood is urging the Government to expedite plans to implement a plastic bottle incentivisation scheme.Speaking at day two of Engineers Week at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew on Tuesday, Mahfood said...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

State minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, has announced that plans are underway for the construction of a therapeutic centre for wards of the state who have been assessed to have severe behavioural problems."...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

Possibly adding to the high number of backlogged cases in the court system, operations at the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston came to a halt yesterday as a result of a reported bomb threat.The suspected threat sent people scurrying for safety...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNickoy Wilson/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) Garth Anderson has asserted that the association is not trying to stall the introduction of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), despite raising concerns about its implementation before the start of...

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