Having managed to convince a judge to send Christopher 'Dudus' Coke to prison for the maximum 23 years, United States (US) law-enforcement agencies are now turning their attention to the assets of the man they once labelled as one of the world's biggest drug traffickers.
If life is spared, and Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has her way, 80-year-old Isaac Gilbert Peckoo, the oldest resident of the Golden Grove sugar barracks in St Thomas, will soon be relocated to a new home.
Buoyed by the recent lesbian nuptial re-enactment in Silver Sands, Trelawny, one member of a local same-sex couple has declared that she wants to get married in Jamaica.
Thousands of winners of the popular Cash Pot and other games of chance have failed to collect their prize money over the past five years, leaving Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) and the State rolling around in nearly $900 million that the lottery company should have paid out.
The State agency in charge of training, the HEART Trust/NTA has identified close to 100,000 job vacancies locally but the Government entity with responsibility for labour does not know where these jobs are.
A scheduling snafu by the Ministry of Education reduced several primary-level students to tears on Friday after they were given a day's notice to prepare for a test administered under the Alternative Secondary Transitional Education Programme (ASTEP).
Since the December 29, 2011, general election, several prominent politicians have faded into the sunset, some vowing to return, while others have slipped quietly into private life.
Twenty-eight-year-old Damain Simpson, a partially blind teacher and sportsman is enduring suffering that knows no bounds. Something as simple as a daily meal is a luxury he sometimes cannot afford. Though blind, finally he is seeing a ray of hope.
The cries are growing louder from accused persons who are languishing in custody while their trials are repeatedly put off because of insufficient jurors and absent witnesses.
An allegation that legitimate players in the local tobacco industry could be involved in the rapidly expanding illicit multibillion-dollar cigarette trade has infuriated cigarette distributors Carreras Jamaica.
The cost to dine with investor Warren Buffett has apparently spiked in value, with one deep-pocketed bidder forking over nearly US$3.5 million during a charity auction.