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The Legal Aid Council says the police are still engaging in what it calls the wide-spread practice of detaining citizens without advising them of their right to legal representation. Under the Constitution, persons must be advised of this right...

Jamaica’s Under-17 footballers defeated Guatemala 2-1 in their FIFA CONCACAF Under-17 encounter in Honduras a short while ago. Striker Nathaniel Adomolekin gave the Jamaicans the lead in the 13th minute. However, the Guatemalans equalised...

Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding says only preliminary discussions have been had on the possible establishment of a compensation fund for victims of praedial larceny. He was responding to a call from the Opposition on the status of discussions ....

Fifty-three persons have been killed on the roads since the start of the year.  The number jumped to 53 following yesterday's horrific crash in Trelawny which claimed the lives of four foreigners.

Alleged Kingston gang leader and businessman Uriel James is to return to the High Court today on charges for major crimes including murder.

Head of the Police Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent, Calvin Allen, is urging motorists to slow down. 

Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in the Ministry of Health, Dr Marion Bullock-DuCasse is warning against what she says is the worrying trend of health practitioners publicly discussing the medical condition of individuals. During a recent JIS...

Repairs to the roadway leading to the Riverton City Landfill are to continue in the new fiscal year, with an allotment of 30 million dollars in the 2015/16 Estimates of Expenditure.

The Court of Appeal is this morning expected to hear arguments by a lobby group seeking permission to take its case against the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to the Privy Council. Citizens United to Reduce Electricity (CURE) signalled its...

A police team seized almost $8.5 million worth of ganja at the Kingston Container Terminal in a container destined for Costa Rica yesterday. No one was arrested. The team from the Narcotics Division seized the over one thousand pounds of ganja. The...
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