Who poisoned SSP Henry? - Family demands new probe as jury fails to finger culprit

A coroner's jury has found that former Senior Superintendent of Police Dathan Henry was "systematically poisoned" in 2012 but said there was not enough evidence to point the finger at those responsible.

'Treat cop killers as the criminals they are'

AN INFLUENTIAL voice in the volatile St Andrew community of August Town says the brazen daylight slaying of a police...

Deane's killers will be held accountable, Bunting assures

The Government is seeking to assure that the culprits responsible for Mario Deane's deadly beating at a St James police lock-up on Independence Day will be held accountable.

New court date for men accused of beating Mario Deane murder suspect

WESTERN BUREAU: The two inmates who reportedly attacked one of the suspects in the beating death of Mario Deane had...

Police warn of robbery threat to business people

The police say they are concerned about the trend of robberies taking place in the business community and are again...

74-year-old living on 'poverty line'

Basil Parchment seemed as if he didn't have a care in the world. The 74-year-old man sat in his usual position along the side of the road in White Marl, St Catherine.

Tourism arrivals inch up

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica's visitor arrivals between January to August are up by 2.6 per cent over last year and the country expects to top its 2013 two-million mark by year end.

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Students, teachers saddened by death of Cumberland principal

The atmosphere at Cumberland High School in Portmore, St Catherine was shrouded in gloom yesterday as several grief-stricken students and teachers absorbed the news that their principal, Dahlia Black, had died.

A mother's struggle - No school, no help, abuse for special-needs child

Having her daughter placed at a mainstream high school following her sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) was a joy for Cynthia Dewar.

Right teacher, wrong class! - Trained special-needs teachers teaching music and PE

Despite a severe shortage of teachers trained to deal with children with mental and intellectual disabilities, some of the country's 249 special-needs educators are currently not employed in this area.

Tourism on the move again

When the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) promised deliverance during its recent election campaign, no one really expected it to be instantaneous, but what has...

Fighting off the chik-V

MANKIND HAS not yet conquered the common viral infections like the cold, the flu or herpes, and there is a continuing...

I am tired, shouting at everyone at home

Q I am so tired in the evenings and find that I am shouting at everyone.

Essay competition opens for primary school children

ORGANISERS OF the Caribbean Child Research Conference 2014 are inviting primary and preparatory school students to participate in their essay competition.

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