|50,000 unpaid tickets - Over $400m owed by Kingston motorists for traffic offences
More than 50,000 warrants are out for elusive motorists who have been ticketed in Kingston and St. Andrew alone, according to information out of the Police Traffic Division. However, up to press time, the police were unable to say what the islandwide...
Vin Lawrence off Public Accounts Committee (PAC) radar
Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has indicated that it might not summon former chairman of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) board, Dr. Vin Lawrence, in relation to the controversial Sandals Whitehouse...
Karl Samuda facing censure bid
Dark clouds are hanging over Member of Parliament for North Central St. Andrew, Karl Samuda, after Government MP Donald Buchanan moved a censure motion against him in absentia, for claims he made in relation to a purported Noel Hylton report...
The Gleaner turns 172
ITS PAGES were void of pictures and illustrations. Yet for brothers Jacob and Joshua deCordova, Saturday, September 13, 1834, must have been one of their brighter days. Their baby - a newspaper christened The Gleaner and Weekly Compendium...
Deportees linked to crime wave
A new survey done by the Ministry of National Security and the Planning Institute of Jamaica has established that there is a direct statistical correlation between increases in deportation and increases in the country's murder rate.
D-Day for Urban Development Corporation (UDC)
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has until today to provide documentary evidence to the Contractor General to prove that consultants engaged in the controversial Sandals Whitehouse project were hired prior to the establishment.
Residents threaten to kill principal
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: The Jamaica Teachers' Assoc-iation (JTA) is demanding that the Ministry of Education provide security to principal of Hoolebury All-Age in St. Ann who has been forced to skip school because of death threats.
Raju Khemlani on fraud rap
The managing director of Topaz Investments Ltd., 55-year-old Raju Khemlani, was arrested yesterday by the Fraud Squad and charged with defrauding two Kingston businessmen of $15 million.
More awards for Lasco top cops
Police chief Lucius Thomas yesterday announced that the LASCO/Jamaica Constabulary Force Police Officer of the Year Programme has been revamped to provide more incentives for the three top awardees.