|Alcoa refinery for Ghana
THE BOARD Alcoa of will on Friday decide on a proposed US$1.24 billion (J$63 billion) expansion of the Jamalco bauxite refinery at Halse Hall, Clarendon. Alcoa's management was speaking during a visit to the refinery on Tuesday...
Ja Red Cross to the rescue
MORE THAN 500 families affected by Hurricane Dennis, are being assisted by relief and aid organisation, the Jamaica Red Cross. These families are in the most affected parishes of St. Thomas, Portland, St. Catherine and Kingston and St. Andrew...
Phillips tackles praedial larceny
DR. PETER Phillips, Minister of National Security, announced yesterday that his ministry will be acquiring new vehicles, as well as assign personnel from the Island Special Constabulary Force (ISCF) to assist in the fight...
Higgler freed of murder
A HOME Circuit Court jury deliberated for three hours on Tuesday before freeing 29-year-old higgler Mark Barnett of the murder of a policeman two years ago. Barnett, of 4 Law Street in Kingston, had been on trial since last week...
New court date for 'One Order' gangster
JEFFREY CAMPBELL, also called 'Tatas', who is reported to be a member of the One Order Gang in Spanish Town, St. Catherine appeared in the Gun Court Tuesday.
Rogue cop gets 10 years
A POLICEMAN who held up a taxi driver in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, and robbed him at gunpoint of his motor car, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for robbery with aggravation and illegal possession of firearm.
Clearing the air on tobacco
JAMAICA, THROUGH the Ministry of Health, last week became the 74th country to ratify the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).