|Marvels of Mocho
'Clapow!' When I heard the explosion I was about to launch myself head first into a heap of leaves by the side of the road. But luckily, the chuckling woman next to me noticed my bulging eyes and stopped me.
Three more guns seized
Three guns have been removed from the streets of the volatile St. Andrew South Police Division within the last 24 hours. The weapons seized are a Mossberg 20 gauge shotgun, a Taurus .357 magnum and an unusual 9mm calibre assault rifle.
Communities prepare to reap rewards from Cricket World Cup
BAREFOOTED and sporting dreadlocks, a middle-aged man 'drops-leg' at a street corner while devouring what is left of a fish, as the music of Bravestar Disco fills the air. A plump woman fans a coal stove vigorously with a piece of cardboard...
Police implement counterterrorism measures for CWC
Jamaica is not currently marked as a direct target for terrorist attacks during Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2007, but that status could change and the country will be on its highest ever alert, according to local security planners for the tournament.
House sheds light on power outages
Power outages which have plunged sections of the island into darkness in recent times became a point of discussion during a question and answer session in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Parliament looks into 'homeless vote'
Parliament is seeking legal advice from Solicitor General, Michael Hylton, to determine whether a homeless person has the right to vote. The decision was taken after Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon, Mike Henry, told the House...
Our brothers died as Jamaicans
Brothers Suresh Barwa and Marco Laspura fell victims to a bullet and died serving the Lord on October 27, 2005. A year later, today, just as it was on that day of their death, we celebrate what death could not steal ....
International expert to testify in Coroner's Inquest
Professor Derek Pounder, an international expert on forensic pathology, is to testify today at the Coroner's Inquest into the controversial shooting of Sandra Sewell and Gayon Alcott, of August.
JCF is committed to reducing violence
WESTERN BUREAU: With the Ministry of Health reporting that it spent over $738 million on direct hospital services for violence-related injuries, Police Commissioner Lucius Thomas says the force is committed to the programmes that reduce...
'Volunteers treated unfairly for practice match'
WESTERN BUREAU: The Trelawny Asso-ciation of Volunteer Orga-nisation (TAVO) says it is unhappy at the handling of the preparatory exercise for volunteers at a recent practice match at the Multi-Purpose Stadium in Koch, Trelawny.