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Former Cash Plus boss Carlos Hill was today freed of fraud charges in the long-running case against him in which thousands of depositors lost money in the unregulated fraud scheme he operated.

A woman is now in police custody on accusations of stabbing a man to death while he was being searched by police personnel in St Ann this morning. The dead man has not yet been identified and the name of his alleged killer is being withheld. The...

Former Cash Plus boss Carlos Hill today offered hope to thousands of investors who lost billions of dollars in his failed unregulated investment scheme. Hill mostly ignored questions from reporters as he left the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston, but promised that compensation for investors is still possible.

Two people are now dead following a collision last night on Old Harbour Road, in St Catherine. The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre understands that a man and woman died when a Toyota Hiace minibus and a Toyota Coaster bus collided in the vicinity of...

Audley Gordon, the Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), says the agency is moving to get additional garbage trucks to help clear waste generated by Labour Day activities. Gordon says the level of debris seen...

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it received 221 complaints from members of the public against the security forces over the first three months of the year. Assault by members of the security forces was the leading...

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says steps should be taken by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to undertake further training and weapon safety awareness for all its members. INDECOM says the discipline of aimed shooting...

The fraud trial of Carlos Hill, the former principal of the failed unregulated investment scheme Cash Plus, has hit a major hurdle. Lead prosecutor Claudette Thompson this morning revealed that only two of the 16 witnesses down to give evidence in...

Pressure remains on Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda over the Mombasa grass affair with a leading anti-corruption group now calling for his resignation from the cabinet of Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Executive Director of the National Integrity...

Everglades Farms Limited could be left without canes for its ambitious plan to transform the Long Pond Sugar Factory in Trelawny into a co-generation facility. Cane farmers in Trelawny and St James on Monday announced their own plan to establish a...

Fire personnel are now completing cooling down operations at the St Catherine Municipal Court Office in Spanish Town after a fire of unknown origin gutted the accountant's office. It is reported that fire was seen coming from the section...
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