Fast and furious: Dudus caught at high speed, court told

A police sergeant yesterday testified that minutes before the 2010 capture of then fugitive Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, the Reverend Merrick 'Al' Miller led police on a high-speed chase in St Catherine after twice ignoring their attempts to stop his vehicle....

Cops mourn as pregnant colleague collapses, dies

WESTERN BUREAU: Woman Detective Constable Camille Spencer's colleagues say you could see her open teeth and smile several yards away, "because she was always smiling".

Come clean on Ellington - Amnesty

International watchdog Amnesty International says there needs to be full transparency by the Jamaican Government on allegations of human-rights violations by the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the reasons for the sudden departure of Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington.

Judiciary to get $260m in retro payment

MEMBERS OF the judiciary are to be paid a sum total of $260 million, representing seven per cent retroactive pay over the period 2009 to 2011."The second period of retroactivity would be a 10 per cent increase on the same 2009 base, representing the...

PSOJ wary of new tax bills

Christopher Zacca, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), says his organisation is viewing, with scepticism, the provision in the Tax Collection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2014, that allows...

Ellington, Bent clam up

IN A stunning about-turn, outgoing Police Commissioner Owen Ellington and one of his former deputies, Jevene Bent, yesterday informed a magistrate that they would not voluntarily cooperate with the attorneys for popular...

New water policy gathers momentum as island faces drought

AS dwindling rainfall and water lock-offs threaten to undermine some businesses and exacerbate the discomfort of increased temperatures, fuelling tempers, Government is moving to have the latest water policy completed.The policy, currently a 53-page...

Nearly quarter of Jamaica's big businesses not paying taxes on time

SOME 27 per cent of businesses with sales of $1 billion or more do not file tax returns and 21 per cent of them do not pay taxes which are due, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has revealed. The minister, who was...

They can run, but they can't hide - Supt Brown

WESTERN BUREAU:IT WOULD appear that the long arm of the law is finally catching up with some of the lotto scammers who fled St James during the initial phases of the police's Anti-Lottery Scam Task Force's crackdown following a...

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