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Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ANOTHER POLICE report has been called into question less than three weeks after the police information arm was left with egg on its face when a private video recording contradicted its report about the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man in Buckfield, St Ann.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Judicial Review Court has reserved its decision in the motion brought by former Finance Minister Dr Omar Davies and three others seeking orders to remove the members of the FINSAC commission.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE ONCE-viable Citrus Growers Association now finds itself in serious financial trouble, to the extent that it has sought a bailout from the Government.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Forty-five Jamaican educators who recently earned bachelor's degrees at the Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) have been urged to use their newly acquired knowledge in community building.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has warned hunters that it would be adopting a zero-tolerance approach to breaches of the regulations under the Wild Life and Protection Act.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Reneto Adams, the colourful former senior superintendent of police, has urged the people of Tredegar Park, St Catherine, to defend themselves in the wake of yesterday's attack, which left eight people dead in the community.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Residents celebrate the 84th birthday of former Cuban president Fidel Castro at La Caoba neighbourhood in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, yesterday.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE GRIEF was evident, and the tears flowed freely as residents of Tredegar Park, St Catherine, responded to the killing of eight of their neighbours yesterday morning.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT IS already known that double world-record holder Usain Bolt has pulled the plug on the remainder of his 2010 season due to discomfort in his back, but what might not be common knowledge is that his two meet withdrawals...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica has recorded 27 more confirmed cases of dengue fever over the past week, pushing the total number to 104.Dr Eva Lewis-Fuller, director of health promotion and protection in the Ministry of Health, said the ministry...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE WEST Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens is now without its 'President' and its 'First Lady', and, for many residents, adjusting to a new way of life is proving challenging. of the security forces search a house in Denham Town, west Kingston, yesterday.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HUBERT 'BUGSY Segal' GRAY is not the typical city boy who graduates from university and then searches for a space among the socialites.He is not an introvert either.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HUNDREDS of customers who turned up for business at the Kingston Wharves yesterday went home empty-handed because work was brought to a screeching halt after a cylinder containing chlorine exploded on the compound.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

KNOWN AS a transnational contract killer who considered the gun his "best friend", Cedric 'Doggie' Murray was yesterday cut down in a daring daylight gun battle during a police operation at the border of Manchester and Clarendon.

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Marigold Harding, wife of president of the Senate Oswald Harding, has been appointed the new Custos Rotulorum of St Andrew. The noted horticulturist succeeds Bishop Dr Carmen Stewart, who served as custos...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Though no motive had been established, police were yesterday pursuing a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of two morgue attendants in St Catherine."We have a suspect, but at the same time...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Public-sector workers would be well advised to avoid running out and making new spending plans, despite a recent court ruling ordering the Government to pay members of the Island Special Constabulary Force (ISCF) outstanding wages and fringe...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The drama surrounding the sudden dismissal of the long-serving head of the Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) continued yesterday with the resignation of the board of directors, the appointment of an acting executive director and the changing of locks...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans are being encouraged to concentrate on developing products which could give them an advantage over rivals elsewhere in the world. Milton Samuda, president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), yesterday...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government and the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) have celebrated the stunning achievements of Team Xormis, which recently emerged champions of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Interoperability Competition...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Court proceedings were disrupted yesterday because some of the court reporters attached to the Supreme Court staged a sick-out to protest Government's delay in providing them with necessary equipment and training....

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A call has been made for a comprehensive reform of the collateral framework, in order to allow micro, small and medium-size businesses, especially those in non-traditional and emerging markets, to access more...

Published:Wednesday | August 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

AP: Usain Bolt is calling it quits for 2010, cutting his season short because of tightness in his lower back less than a week after losing in the 100 metres to American rival Tyson Gay. Bolt's manager, Ricky Simms, wrote in an email yesterday ...

Published:Wednesday | August 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE ISLAND'S registered nurses should have a definitive statement from Government, in two weeks, on when the State will proceed with their reclassification.The Nurses' Association of Jamaica (NAJ) has been putting pressure...

Published:Wednesday | August 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WHEN HE assumes office later this month, Terrence Williams, commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, will have a backlog of almost 1,000 cases to deal with...

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