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A JUDGE yesterday had some harsh words for the Reverend Merrick 'Al' Miller before she found the popular pastor guilty of a corruption charge related to the 2010 capture of drug kingpin Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.Parish Judge Simone Wolfe-Reece said...

Members of the Upper House yesterday removed their jackets, not in contravention of the standing orders of the Senate, but to cope with the heat that prevailed inside the chamber. President of the Senate Tom Tavares Finson suspended the standing...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has called for speed-detection technology to be installed along the Mandela Highway in St Catherine during the expansion of the road to a six-lane dual carriageway."I'm not certain whether or not the design plans call...

Years of anger, bitterness, and divisive rhetoric coloured by threats of boycotts seem all buried, with Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, now, in almost triumphal tones, declaring that the relationship between Kingston and Port-of-Spain has been ...

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown says that her office is willing and ready to take on the onerous task of leading the process to dismantle garrison constituencies in Jamaica.The three-member panel that presided over the West Kingston...

Unbearable heat occasioned by a power outage that rendered the central AC unit in Parliament inoperable yesterday led to the stopping of a committee meeting even as the head of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), Kelly Tomblin, and a number of...

Investigators from the Major Organised and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) yesterday pored over a number of documents at the downtown offices of the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC).However, there was no indication, up to late last night, of...

The police constable who was convicted for the 2014 videotaped shooting of a taxi operator in Hopewell, Hanover, may avoid prison time.Constable Wayne Hamil was sentenced Wednesday to a fine of $1 million or three years in prison by Justice Chester...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it is in a much better position now than it was in the last two years to supply water to its customers, with most of its sources having 80 per cent capacity levels.Last year, the NWC reported...

People's National Party (PNP) aspirants seeking election to the posts of president and vice-presidents have been told to desist from attacking any candidate, their teams, or supporters as the party prepares for internal elections to be held on...
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