Thursday | March 5, 2015

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A High Court judge has ordered that the State pay damages totalling more than $17 million to the estate of slain Negril businessman Frederick 'Mickey' Hill.The award was made in the Supreme Court last December after the Attorney General's Department...

Prominent criminal defence attorney Michael Lorne last night maintained his innocence, hours after he was arrested by the police on fraud-related charges."They really were not doing any investigations or anything like that. They just wanted to...

President of the Court of Appeal Justice Seymour Panton yesterday complained about the shortage of judges when he had to put aside other cases to expedite an appeal in connection with two Senate seats.March 16 and 17 have been set aside for the...

The children I see in Jamaica today are passionate, strong, lively, enthusiastic, humorous and continually striving for success but under what difficult conditions and how many obstacles must they overcome?They prove themselves to be the definition...

The Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) has put in place a new policy which will see students being denied loans if their grades are low and if the demand for loans is greater than the amount available for on-lending.Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips said...

How awesome would it be if for just one hour everyone around the world turned off all energy sources in an effort to save the environment? And during that hour everyone just kicked back and enjoyed the natural beauty that Mother Nature offers?In...

Detectives from the Hunts Bay Police Station have charged a man for the July 29, 2013 murder of Roman Catholic priest, Father Charles Brown.Charged is 31-year-old Rohan Deacon of Phase 1, Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11.In a release yesterday, the...

Dr Dayton Campbell, member of parliament (MP) for North West St Ann, has submitted his licensed firearm for testing by police investigators.The weapon was handed over yesterday, after an incident involving the MP and a man on Monday.According to...

A guarded Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips, yesterday disclosed that Jamaica is giving consideration to buying back its PetroCaribe debt, which now stands about US$3 billion.Asked by Ed Bartlett, member of parliament for East Central St James,...

The parties involved in the ongoing dispute over two Senate seats are urging the Court of Appeal to give a speedy hearing in the appeal brought by Opposition Leader Andrew Holness so as to bring finality to the matter. Justice Seymour Panton,...
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