|Strollers recalled - Deemed dangerous to toddlers - Cops to clamp down on toy guns
THE GOVERNMENT'S consumer watchdog agency yesterday alerted the public against purchasing a stroller containing "serious defects that could endanger the safety of their child." According to the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC)...
Teenage cross-dresser exposed - Convicted for impersonating high-profile cops
A TEENAGE cross-dresser who has been impersonating senior female members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), in order to dupe unsuspecting members of the public, was convicted yesterday in the St. Ann Juvenile Court.
KRAAL TRIAL: DAY 35 - Kraal verdict expected today
AFTER TWO months of trial, the 12-member jury in the Kraal murder case is expected to deliver its verdict today in the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Lensley Wolfe completed most of his summary of evidence yesterday evening...
Which is better: real, or artificial?
IT'S THE ongoing debate; are real ones better than fakes? Get your minds out of the gutter. We're talking about Christmas trees. The battle of the Christmas trees is now in full effect, with the sale of both kinds now picking up steam.
Emergency response for prisons
HEAD OF the Department of Correctional Services, Major Richard Reese, has proposed the implementation of a special team within the penal system, to respond to emergencies in the maximum and medium-security prisons in the Corporate Area...
Windalco contractors walk off job
SOME 70 contracted workers yesterday took industrial action at the West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) Kirkvine plant in Mandeville, Manchester. The workers reportedly walked off the job at about 7:00 a.m...
Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) president wants non-members to pay ninety per cent of dues
THE JAMAICA Teachers' Association (JTA) wants teachers who are not members of the organisation, but who benefit from negotiations, to pay 90 per cent of its membership fees.