|Tax on crime - Expert urges Government of Jamaica to hit criminals in their pockets
TAXING THE assets of persons who gain wealth through illegal means emerged, yesterday as one of a number of recommendations submitted to a joint select committee of Parliament deliberating the Proceeds of Crime legislation.
Manhunt on for NCB bank robbers
WESTERN BUREAU: A MANHUNT has been launched for three gunmen who staged a daring daylight heist at the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Spaldings, Manchester, yesterday. The robbers made off with just under $1 million...
Licensed firearm holder kills gunman in shoot-out
QUICK ACTION by a licensed firearm holder, yesterday morning, saved the life of a labourer, who was attacked by four gunmen on Orange Street in the vicinity of Torrington Bridge in Kingston. According to police reports, the labourer was standing...
All eyes on Rosanna
"I NEVER expected all of this," said Rosanna Pike, during one of the few moments she didn't have a camera filming her every move. An ABC film crew visited the island on Tuesday and Wednesday to do a feature on the Jamaican champion for the Scripps...
'Portia should take on HIV/AIDS fight'
PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller should follow the example of the previous Prime Minister of Thailand and become the figurehead for the national HIV/AIDS campaign, believes chairman of Lasco Group of Companies, Lascelles Chin.
OPPOSITION LEADER Bruce Gold-ing has expressed disappointment with some trade union leaders' endorsement of the Government's decision to use $1 billion from the National Insurance Fund (NIF) to support loans for small and medium-sized enterprises.
Jamaica-Gleaner endorses Governor-General's Youth Awards
WESTERN BUREAU: THE GLEANER Company Limited has endorsed the Governor-General's Youth Awards for the Promotion of Excellence and will be participating in a Consultative Breakfast in Hanover today.